NXT's Kassius Ohno has been added to this month's EVOLVE events in New York City.
Ohno vs. Josh Briggs is set for EVOLVE 135 in Brooklyn on Friday, September 20. Ohno vs. WALTER will then take place at EVOLVE 136 in Queens on Saturday, September 21.
Ohno defeated Briggs when they faced each other at EVOLVE 128 in May. Briggs is challenging for Austin Theory's EVOLVE Championship at EVOLVE 136.
It was announced on Wednesday that WALTER will be in action at EVOLVE 135 and EVOLVE 136. He'll face JD Drake in Brooklyn prior to his match against Ohno in Queens. WALTER's WWE United Kingdom Championship won't be on the line in either match.
The Saint Finbar Catholic Church Gym in Brooklyn is hosting EVOLVE 135. EVOLVE 136 will be held at La Boom in Queens. Ohno, WALTER, Theory, Tommaso Ciampa, Johnny Gargano, Candice LeRae, Babatunde, and Arturo Ruas will be available for meet-and-greets at both shows.
Here are the updated lineups for EVOLVE 135 and EVOLVE 136:
EVOLVE 135 (Friday, September 20) --
- WWE United Kingdom Champion WALTER vs. JD Drake in a non-title match
- Kassius Ohno vs. Josh Briggs
- AR Fox, Leon Ruff & Liam Gray vs. Eddie Kingston, Joe Gacy & Colby Corino
- Evolution's Edge Tournament elimination match: Anthony Gutierrez vs. Karam vs. Sean Maluta vs. Stephen Wolf
- Evolution's Edge Tournament elimination match: Anthony Greene (w/ Brandi Lauren) vs. Brandon Taggart vs. Curt Stallion vs. Daniel Garcia
- EVOLVE Champion Austin Theory vs. Babatunde in a non-title match
- Arturo Ruas vs. John Silver
- Harlem Bravado vs. Adrian Alanis
- More with Anthony Henry, Shotzi Blackheart, and others
EVOLVE 136 (Saturday, September 21) --
- EVOLVE Champion Austin Theory defending against Josh Briggs
- WWE United Kingdom Champion WALTER vs. Kassius Ohno in a non-title match
- Two-out-of-three falls 10-man tag match: The Skulk vs. The Unwanted
- JD Drake vs. Anthony Henry
- Evolution's Edge Tournament finals
- More with Babatunde, Arturo Ruas, Harlem Bravado, Shotzi Blackheart, and others