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Tom Hannifan joins commentary team for WES debut show

The promotion's first show is scheduled for July 9.

Tom Hannifan will be on commentary for the inaugural Wrestling Entertainment Series event. 

The promotion revealed the news on Instagram Wednesday. Jonathan Coachman & Matt Rehwoldt had previously been announced as the commentary team. Rehwoldt pulled out of the event when it was rescheduled from June 4 to July 9, however. 

CJ Perry (FKA Lana) is also no longer advertised for the show. She had originally been scheduled to face Lina Fanene (Nia Jax). The lineup on the promotion's website now reads that Fanene's opponent is TBD. 

The debut event for WES will take place on July 9 from the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham, England. It will air live on FITE TV. The full lineup for the show is as follows:

  • Alistair Overeem vs. Moose for the World Championship
  • Lina Fanene (Nia Jax) vs. TBA for the Women's World Championship
  • The Legion of Pain (AOP) vs. BT Gunn & Kez Evans for the World Tag Team Championships
  • Steph de Lander (Persia Pirotta) & Anastasia vs. She Wolves for the Women's Tag Team Championships
  • Samuray del Sol (Kalisto) vs. Lince Dorado
  • Dean Muhtadi (Mojo Rawley) vs. Damo Mackle (Killian Dain)
  • Pre-Show: Eric Young vs. Zac Zodiac
  • Pre-Show: Levis Valenzuela Jr. (No Way Jose) vs. Jody Fliesh