Gunther was popularly known as Walter during his NXT UK days. And as champion, he did a lot of things in NXT UK that was added to history. After Ilja Dragunov defeated Gunther to win the championship title at NXT Takeover 36, fans were shocked by Gunther's action as he had not expected it.
In addition to finally making his place in the US as part of the NXT roster, Gunther also won the Intercontinental Championship in June. After this week's WWE SmackDown went off the air, Gunther staked his title against two-time Intercontinental Champion Shinsuke Nakamura.
WWE recently set up a Donnybrook match for the Extreme Rules show on October 8, in which Gunther's Imperium faction will take on the Brawling Brutes. Will have to wait to know which side the match tilts towards.
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