It appears as if an NXT talent and Cruiserweight Classic competitor is finishing up his indy dates.
On today's VOW Live, Shake Them Ropes host and Fightful.com co-host Rob McCarron revealed the news Johnny Gargano will be completing his deal with Evolve on September 11. This will open up Gargano to sign full-time with the WWE. Gargano has been operating on a part-time basis with the NXT brand for several months.
Gargano is a favorite to go far in the WWE Cruiserweight Classic, and news of the signing helps solidify that. On NXT TV Gargano has been teaming with Tommaso Ciampa to great success, even defeating The Revival just a week before they captured the NXT Tag Team Championships.
Gargano, who will turn 28 years old next month, has won championships in Dragon Gate USA and Chikara. He's also been a regular in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, in addition to previously appearing for Ring of Honor and Global Force Wrestling.
By Sean Ross Sapp -