Vader Denied Entry Into Canada, Andy Leavine Update, EVOLVE


— Former WWE Tough Enough winner Andy Leavine recently won the WWC Tag Team titles in Puerto Rico with his partner Samson Walker. After winning WWE Tough Enough, he competed in FCW under the name “Kevin Hackman” before being released in April 2012. Numerous people in FCW said that he had major ego issues. He started working for WWC and won their Universal Heavyweight Championship late last year.

— Vader was denied entry into Canada last week because of a DUI he has in the US, which caused him to miss an independent show he has scheduled.

— EVOLVE sent out the following today..

The EVOLVE tripleshot for Florida is set. Tickets go on sale this Monday in the Store or by calling 267-519-9744. Here is the basic show info:


Thursday, May 30th

Orlando Armory

2809 Fernhill Ct.

Orlando, FL 32806

8pm Belltime


Saturday, June 1st

Edge Concert Hall

(fomerly known as Plush)

845 University Blvd N.

Jacksonville, FL 32211

8pm Belltime


Sunday, June 2nd

The Orpheum

1915 E. 7th Avenue

Ybor City, FL 33605

8pm Belltime

These events will start a new chapter for EVOLVE. There will be some tweaks and changes to presentation. One of the changes will include adding a variety of wrestling styles. The roster for the Florida tripeshot will feature wrestlers with skill sets that emphasize European, Japanese Dragon Gate, Lucha Libre, Heavyweight and Cruiserweight styles. Here is a list of the athletes confirmed for all three EVOLVE cards in Florida:

-EVOLVE Champion AR Fox

-Open The Freedom Gate Champion Johnny Gargano

-Open The United Gate Champions The Young Bucks

-Chuck Taylor

-Samuray Del Sol

-Jon Davis

-Anthony Nese

-EITA (EVOLVE debut)

-Tomahawk T.T. (EVOLVE debut)

-Caleb Konley

-Brian Cage (EVOLVE debut)

-Tommy Taylor

-Lince Dorado

-Shane Strickland (EVOLVE debut)

-Plus more will be added!!!

May 2nd: We can confirm that the EVOLVE Title, DGUSA Open The Freedom Gate Title and DGUSA Open The United Gate Titles will all be defended during the tripleshot. The top contenders are being finalized now and the contracts will be signed over the weekend. We will have the official announcements of all these title defenses in Monday’s WWNLive Alerts.

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