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Johnny Gargano teaming with AR Fox at EVOLVE 119


Both of Johnny Gargano's matches have now been revealed for his EVOLVE return weekend.

It was announced last night that Gargano will team with AR Fox against EVOLVE Champion Austin Theory & Josh Briggs at EVOLVE 119 in Brooklyn, New York on Friday, January 18. The match is being hyped as icons of the promotion facing the new generation, and Gargano's return is promoted as being for one weekend only.

As was confirmed earlier this month, Gargano will face Theory in a non-title match at EVOLVE 120 in Queens, New York on Saturday, January 19. Theory became EVOLVE Champion by defeating Fabian Aichner and Roderick Strong in a triple threat match at EVOLVE 117.

Gargano hasn't wrestled for EVOLVE since departing the promotion in September 2016, which was when he signed a full-time deal with WWE. In NXT, Gargano has been involved in the feud between NXT Champion Tommaso Ciampa and Aleister Black. Last Wednesday's episode of NXT included video of a promo from Ciampa where he suggested that Gargano should go after the North American Championship.