Two WWE superstars are headed to EVOLVE – Mustafa Ali and Kassius Ohno.
First up is the 205 Live star. Last week, it was announced that EVOLVE would return to Livonia, MI on Nov. 9th for EVOLVE 115 and Chicago, IL on Nov. 10th for EVOLVE 116 for shows that will feature Ali in action. WWE announced on Wednesday that he would battle DJZ at EVOLVE 115 while he’ll take on Darby Allin the following the night.
Ali, AR Fox, The Skulk, Austin Theory with Priscilla Kelly, Anthony Henry, JD Drake, Josh Briggs are advertised for both events while DJ Z is only booked for the 11/9 show and Darby Allin and EVOLVE Champion Shane Strickland are booked for the 11/10 show.
WWE also announced that Kassius Ohno will return to EVOLVE in December at EVOLVE 117 on Saturday, Dec. 15, in Queens, N.Y., and at EVOLVE 118 on Sunday, Dec. 16, in Deer Park, N.Y. As of this writing, his opponents have yet to be revealed.
He will be a special guest trainer at a World Wrestling Network Seminar/Tryout on Sunday, Dec. 16, on Long Island.
For those who don’t know, WWE and EVOLVE have had a working relationship in place for a few years now. EVOLVE’s booker, Gabe Sapolsky, also works as a producer for Triple H in NXT.