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WWE announces Ben Carter coming to NXT UK


WWE has officially unveiled a new addition to the NXT UK roster.

During this week's NXT UK episode, a video aired announcing that Ben Carter is coming to NXT UK. Dave Meltzer had confirmed this October that Carter had signed with WWE.

The video on this week's NXT UK featured footage and pictures from early in Carter's career, along with comments from William Regal, Ashton Smith, Wolfgang, Nigel McGuinness, Seth Rollins, and Sid Scala. McGuinness called Carter a can't-miss prospect and Scala said Carter could have signed anywhere but decided to sign with NXT UK. The video also covered how Carter trained at Rollins and Marek Brave's Black and Brave Wrestling Academy. Rollins said the way Carter moves in the ring reminds him of Dynamite Kid and Eddie Guerrero.

The 22-year-old Carter is from the United Kingdom. He made multiple appearances on AEW programming this year, including a match where he lost to Scorpio Sky on Late Night Dynamite this September.

Carter told Fightful in October that he couldn't be paid for his AEW matches due to not having a visa.

"I came to the states 4 and a half years ago as a kid with a dream," Carter tweeted today. I had no idea how I was gonna do it... but I knew exactly what I wanted. That dream, it just came true. I’m a WWE Superstar. @NXTUK"