NXT UK star Ilja Dragunov will make his first ever appearance in NXT on tonight’s (August 10) show, WWE has announced.
WWE has not announced if Dragunov will be in action on the show. The official description from WWE.com reads as followed:
Ilja Dragunov will smash his way into the Capitol Wrestling Center for the first time. The Mad Russian will make his first appearance on NXT, as the NXT UK Championship rematch with WALTER approaches.
What havoc will Dragunov bring to the black-and-gold brand?
Don’t miss the debut this Tuesday at 8/7 C on USA Network!
Ilja Dragunov is scheduled to face WALTER for the NXT United Kingdom Championship at NXT Takeover 36 on August 22.
Tonight’s show also marks the first episode of the show to take place after the news broke about major changes being made to the format of NXT going forward.
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