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WWNLive’s big EVOLVE 53-55 weekend continues Saturday with semi-final matches in the EVOLVE Tag Title tournament.
Plus, involvement by NXT GM William Regal and NXT tag team Jason Jordan & Chad Gable.
WWNLive has announced the full line-up for Saturday’s event…
EVOLVE 54 – Jan. 23 in Orlando
- Evolve Tag Tournament Semi-Finals: Chris Hero & Tommy End vs. RPG Vice
- Evolve Tag Tournament Semi-Finals: Johnny Gargano & Drew Galloway vs. The Bravados
- Second Chance Tag Tournament: Sami Callihan & Zack Sabre, Jr. vs. Drew Gulak & T.J. Perkins
- Second Chance Tag Tournament: Caleb Konley & Anthony Nese vs. Team Tremendous
- Style Battle Night 2: Matt Riddle vs. Fred Yehi
- Style Battle Night 2: Tracy Williams vs. Peter Kaasa
- Ethan Page Trial Series: vs. Tommaso Ciampa
- NXT GM William Regal & NXT tag team Jason Jordan & Chad Gable in attendance
[ FYI: All three events this weekend are Internet PPVs available through WWNLive.com or on the Flipps App. ]
– WWNLive announced Wednesday that NXT wrestler/independent stand-out Tommaso Ciampa has been added to this weekend’s EVOLVE tour in Florida.
Ciampa is scheduled to face Ethan Page on Saturday and then will face a wrestler eliminated from the EVOLVE Tag Title tournament on Sunday.
This follows Tuesday night’s announcement that EVOLVE champion Timothy Thatcher is out of the tournament due to a staph infection, according to promoter/booker Gabe Sapolsky.
Thatcher will be replaced by Sami Callihan teaming with Zack Sabre, Jr. in the Tag Tournament.
EVOLVE 53 – Jan. 22 in Ybor City
– First Round EVOLVE Tag Title tournament matches…
- “NXT & TNA” Johnny Gargano & Drew Galloway vs. Drew Gulak & T.J. Perkins
- RPG Vice (Trent Baretta & Rocky Romero) vs. Team Tremendous (Dan Barry & Bill Carr)
- PAB (Anthony Nese & Caleb Konley w/So Cal Val) vs. The Bravado Brothers
- Sami Callihan (x – Timothy Thatcher) & Zack Sabre, Jr. vs. Chris Hero & Tommy End
– NEW: Style Battle Tournament begins with these matches…
- Matt Riddle vs. Peter Kaasa
- Tracy Williams vs. Fred Yehi
– Ethan Page Trial Series: vs. P.J. Black
EVOLVE 55 – Jan. 24 in Orlando
- Finals of EVOLVE Tag Title tournament
- Winners of Second Chance tournament and losers of EVOLVE Tag Title semi-finals meet in four-team match to determine future Tag Title shot
- Style Battle Night 3
- Ethan Page Trial Series: vs. eliminated wrestler from tag tournament
- Tommaso Ciampa vs. eliminated wrestler from tag tournament