We reported this past week here on eWn that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez made his pro wrestling debut for AAA at TripleMania. During a recent interview, Velasquez confirmed that he’ll also be working two more AAA events.
According to a new report by ESPN, Velasquez will work AAA’s event at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater next month in New York City. The site also says he’ll be working the AAA event on October 13 at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
As noted yesterday here on eWn, the September AAA live event in New York was scheduled for Madison Square Garden itself, but it was later moved to the Hulu Theater due to low ticket sales. The Hulu Theater is a much smaller venue that is still located inside MSG.
Since debuting for AAA, Velasquez has drawn interest from several other wrestling companies, including WWE. He had been in talks with WWE prior to signing with AAA but the talks between the two sides fell through. ESPN also reports that Velasquez is still under contract with the UFC, but his contract allows him to work pro wrestling events.