WWE will invite wrestlers from PROGRESS and EVOLVE to Wrestlemania Axxess
WWE has planned a large set of tournaments for Wrestlemania Axxess. There will be four invitational tournaments where the winner will face off with a NXT Champion. Participating in the tournament will be wrestlers from PROGRESS and EVOLVE including Fightful's Jason Kincaid. PROGRESS and EVOLVE wrestlers will also be featured in other matches over the four days of Wrestlemania Axxess.
The following is an excerpt from the press release on WWE.com.
For the first time ever at WrestleMania Axxess, multiple tournaments will be held, each with major championship implications. Featured tourneys include the WWE United Kingdom Championship Invitational, the NXT North American Invitational, the NXT Tag Team Invitational and the NXT Women’s Invitational.
The four tournaments will take place beginning Thursday night during Axxess Day 1 and culminate during Axxess Day 4 with the tournament winners facing their respective champions in title matches.
In addition, Axxess will feature competitors in action from WWE NXT, WWE 205 Live, the United Kingdom Championship Tournament, the Mae Young Classic, as well as PROGRESS and EVOLVE Wrestling.
Each round of each tournament will take place on a different day and the winner of each tournament will wrestle the respective NXT Champion including the first ever defense of the NXT North American Championship. There is also a feature match between Kassius Ohno and Walter from PROGRESS.
Fightful Wrestling will be covering the action all week long leading up to Wrestlemania 34.