Pete Dunne is the reigning WWE United Kingdom Champion — a title he’ll defend against the winner of the upcoming U.K. Championship Tournament — but he’s also become something of a cult favorite among the WWE Universe thanks to his appearances on NXT, which have included a series of instant classics against Tyler Bate. Some already have him pegged as a candidate to become the first British-born WWE Champion, and when one U.K. sports publication floated the idea, Dunne responded with his typical decisiveness.
— Pete Dunne (@PeteDunneYxB) May 15, 2018
Whether The BruiserWeight can ascend to the peaks that eluded the likes of The British Bulldog, William Regal and Bad News Barrett remains to be seen — he’s only 24, after all. But confidence goes a long way, and it’s clear the young champion already has that in spades.
Article source: WWE.com