WWE has announced the full card for the EVOLVE Wrestling 10th Anniversary Celebration that airs live on the WWE Network on Saturday, July 13 from the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia.
As noted, the event will be headlined by WWE NXT Champion Adam Cole defending against Akira Tozawa, and will go up against AEW’s Fight for the Fallen event. This will be the first non-WWE in-ring event to stream on the Network since it launched in February 2014. The live stream on the WWE Network will begin at 8pm ET.
Below is the card for the event:
NXT Title Match
Akira Tozawa vs. Adam Cole (c)
Winner Takes All Match
EVOLVE Champion Austin Theory vs. WWN Champion JD Drake
EVOLVE Tag Team Titles Match
AR Fox and Leon Ruff vs. Eddie Kingston and Joe Gacy (c)
Catch Point Reunion Match
WWE Cruiserweight Champion Drew Gulak vs. Matt Riddle
Anthony Henry vs. NXT Superstar Arturo Ruas
Special Challenge Match
Colby Corino vs. NXT Superstar Babatunde
Sean Maluta vs. Stephen Wolf vs. Harlem Bravado vs. Curt Stallion
Anthony Greene vs. Josh Briggs
Sunday, July 14th, 2019
Belltime – 7:00 PM EDT
Melrose Memorial Hall
590 Main St.
Melrose, MA 02176
The Main Event
Matt Riddle vs. Curt Stallion
These two friends wanted this match. Riddle told EVOLVE management about Stallion and pushed for him to get a chance. Riddle was right about Stallion’s talents. Now they get to compete against each otter in a match they both eagerly anticipate. It’s a rare chance to see the former EVOLVE Champion Matt Riddle back in EVOLVE!
Only In EVOLVE Tag Team Match
EVOLVE Champion Austin Theory & Arturo Ruas vs. Josh Briggs & Orange Cassidy
It doesn’t get more unique than this tag team match. You have the first in ring meeting of Theory and Briggs after their growing issue. You have Ruas and his unique Brazilian MMA style mixing it up with Orange Cassidy. You have the continuation of the Briggs vs. Ruas rivalry from the last EVOLVE weekend. Finally, you have Orange Cassidy facing off with the “Real Superstar” Austin Theory. What will happen with all these explosive elements?
Singles Rematch From Last Melrose, MA Event
(WWN & EVOLVE Title Will Be On The Line If JD Drake Wins At EVOLVE 131)
JD Drake vs. AR Fox
The last EVOLVE card in Melrose, MA saw AR Fox & Leon Ruff vs. WWN Champion JD Drake & Anthony Henry absolutely tear down the house. Now you will witness a rematch, but this time in singles competition. Fox and Drake are two of the top stars in EVOLVE. Who will win this first-time-ever potential title match?
EVOLVE Tag Team Champion Joe Gacy vs. Babatunde
Babatunde is on a war path against The Unwanted. He gets the hard-hitter in Gacy this Sunday. What will happen?
Plus more to be signed after the WWE Network special with:
-Anthony Greene with Brandi Lauren
There will be much more added to this card after the happenings of the EVOLVE 10th Anniversary Special this Saturday night! Be there in Melrose, MA this Sunday to watch the new chapter of EVOLVE unfold! Experience it for yourself!
credit wrestlinginc.com & WWNLive