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Four former EVOLVE wrestlers reportedly sign with WWE


Update --

PWInsider also reported today that former EVOLVE wrestler Joe Gacy has signed with WWE.


Following WWE's purchase of EVOLVE earlier this year, more EVOLVE wrestlers have signed with WWE.

PWInsider reported today that EVOLVE Champion Josh Briggs, Brandi Lauren, Curt Stallion, and referee Jake Clemons have signed with WWE. That's in addition to Leon Ruff and Anthony Greene signing with the company. Ruff, who did work as an extra for WWE prior to being signed, was highlighted in a video on the WWE Performance Center's YouTube channel last month.

Lauren has also recently appeared as an extra for WWE, including being a Raw Underground competitor and being part of Damian Priest's celebration after winning the NXT North American Championship at TakeOver XXX.

It was officially confirmed in July that WWE had purchased EVOLVE. Content from EVOLVE and WWE-affiliated independent promotions PROGRESS Wrestling, ICW, and wXw began being added to the WWE Network this month, including the Best of Drew McIntyre in EVOLVE, the best of Keith Lee in EVOLVE, and EVOLVE 125 from 2019 being uploaded.