Content from WWE-affiliated independent wrestling promotions is finally coming to the WWE Network.
It was announced via Sports Illustrated today that "WWE officials have confirmed that shows from EVOLVE, wXw, PROGRESS, and Insane Championship Wrestling will begin airing on the WWE Network beginning this Saturday." Here's what will be uploaded to the WWE Network on Saturday:
- Best of Drew McIntyre in EVOLVE
- Best of Keith Lee in EVOLVE
- ICW's Shug’s Hoose Party 5: Night two
- wXw Femme Fatales 2019
- wXw AMBITION 11
- PROGRESS Wrestling Chapter 92
The McIntyre compilation will include matches against Ricochet, Johnny Gargano, Roderick Strong, Tommy End (Aleister Black), and Matt Riddle, while the Lee compilation will include matches against Timothy Thatcher, WALTER, Riddle, and Donovan Dijak (Dominik Dijakovic).
Last month, it was officially confirmed that WWE had purchased EVOLVE.
WWE wrote that more content from these promotions will be made available on the WWE Network in the weeks and months to come: "EVOLVE, PROGRESS Wrestling from England, Germany’s wXw and Scotland’s ICW will debut for subscribers to the award-winning streaming service, giving the WWE Universe the chance to see some of their favorite Superstars like never before. And this is just the beginning! You’ll continue to see footage from their libraries, as well as new and exciting content from all of these promotions on WWE Network in the weeks and months to come."