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Jordan Devlin loses Loser Leaves NXT UK match to Ilja Dragunov

Dragunov defeated Devlin to retain the NXT United Kingdom Championship.
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Jordan Devlin can no longer compete in NXT UK.

In the main event of Thursday's special 200th episode of NXT UK, Ilja Dragunov defeated Devlin to retain the NXT United Kingdom Championship. The match also came with the stipulation that the loser must leave NXT UK.

It appeared that Devlin had won the match at one point. Devlin hit the Devlin Side suplex on Dragunov -- and the referee counted the pin despite Dragunov getting his foot on the bottom rope. NXT UK general manager Johnny Saint then made his way out and ordered that the match be restarted.

Dragunov was able to pin Devlin after hitting a German suplex and the Torpedo Moscow.

After the match, Nigel McGuinness said on commentary that NXT UK is proud of Devlin and he knows that -- wherever Devlin goes -- Devlin will make NXT UK proud.

In storyline, Dragunov proposed the Loser Leaves NXT UK stipulation as a way to rid the brand of Devlin.

The two previously faced off in an empty arena match where Dragunov retained the NXT United Kingdom Championship this January. Despite being the one who wanted the empty arena stipulation, Devlin claimed that Dragunov wouldn't have been able to beat him without the weapons that Dragunov was able to use in the match.

Pretty Deadly and Nathan Frazer have recently departed NXT UK for NXT 2.0.