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WWNLive announced Friday several big items for their next tour – EVOLVE 60 and 61 in Maryland and New York, respectively.
– EVOLVE champion Timothy Thatcher will not be on the tours. WWNLive said he is “off all upcoming events indefinitely,” but is still EVOLVE champion.
– WWE prospect Matt Riddle has not signed with WWE yet and has signed a deal with WWNLive.
– The main event of EVOLVE 60 will be Chris Hero vs. Zack Sabre, Jr., continuing their heated feud from Mania Weekend in Dallas.
– The main event of EVOVLE 61 will be Drew Galloway vs. Johnny Gargano in a battle of former EVOLVE tag champions after Galloway turned on Gargano in Dallas.
- Main Event: Chris Hero vs. Zack Sabre, Jr.
- Drew Galloway vs. Ethan Page
- Main Event: Drew Galloway vs. Johnny Gargano
– The announced talent roster includes:
- Drew Galloway
- Zack Sabre, Jr.
- Chris Hero (E60 only)
- Marty Scurll
- Bravado Brothers
- Drew Gulak
- Tracy Williams
- “TJP” T.J. Perkins (w/ROH manager Stokely Hathaway)
- Matt Riddle
- Fred Yehi
- Lio Rush (ROH signee, who was part of a tug-of-war between ROH and WWNLive that eventually led to Rush staying on the EVOLVE shows since he does not have an exclusive ROH deal)
[ Zack Sabre, Jr. art credit Matt Charlton and Sam Gardiner (c) PWTorch ]