Independent wrestling content is coming to WWE Network.
According to Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, EVOLVE, wXw, PROGRESS and Insane Championship Wrestling content will begin airing on WWE Network on Saturday, August 15.
The new content includes two “Best Of” compilation specials featuring Keith Lee and Drew McIntyre. Other shows set to be released include Insane Championship Wrestling’s Shug’s Hoose Party 5: Night 2 from 2018, wXw Femme Fatales 2019, wXw AMBITION 11 from 2019, and PROGRESS Wrestling’s Chapter 92 from 2019.
Drew McIntyre said, “This current run I am having does not happen without the independents. I’d lost my passion for wrestling, the one thing I’d loved for as long back as I could remember. I didn’t just recapture it during this period of time, I took it to a whole new level. I was surrounded by so many talented, hungry individuals, people that were believing in me and pushing me. There is no WWE Championship for me without that run, and that period of time, as you’ll see, created a lot of superstars in WWE and throughout wrestling.”
WWE has working relationships with wXw, PROGRESS, and ICW and recently acquired EVOLVE Wrestling.
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