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Pete Dunne to defend WWE United Kingdom championship in ICW

In a move that will probably have people speculating about a couple WWE Network rumors/reports, Scottish promotion Insane Championship Wrestling (ICW) announced earlier that Pete Dunne will be defending his WWE United Kingdom title at their July 29 show in Glasgow’s O2 ABC.

Shug's Hoose Party 4 (which will also feature an already announced appearance by ICW veteran and current 205 Live star Noam Dar) will be the first time the belt will be defended in the UK in a non-WWE ring. Dunne’s opponent will be determined at ICW’s July 9 Fight Club show at Glasgow Garage.

BREAKING NEWS: On Saturday 29th July at the O2 ABC Glasgow on Night 1 of Shug's Hoose Party 4, Bruiserweight Pete Dunne...

Posted by Insane Championship Wrestling on Saturday, June 24, 2017

WWE has been promising a show dedicated to their United Kingdom roster is headed to their streaming service, but with no taping on the horizon and this bit of news, you have to think we’re probably not getting that series until the Fall.

ICW is one of the companies who’s been mentioned as possibly having their shows streamed on WWE Network in the future, possibly as part of a tiered pricing structure. Getting the chance to host one a match designed to keep Triple H’s UK territory on fans’ minds is a sign the partnership is still strong, even if there hasn’t been any advancement on the adding Mark Dallas’ fed to the Network.

Regardless of all that behind-the-scenes stuff, ICW is getting the Bruiserweight!

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