Cole won the Championship during NXT TakeOver: New Orleans on the night before WrestleMania 34 and has retained gold since. It is now being reported that at EVOLVE 107, which takes place in Melrose, MA, ‘The Panama City Playboy’ will take on his latest challenger.
While his opponent remains unknown at the moment, Cole will be at the event on Sunday, June 24 to compete on behalf of WWE, who have a working agreement with EVOLVE. Also on the show, which will air live from the Melrose Memorial Hall, WWN Champion Austin Theory will be in action, alongside EVOLVE Champion Matt Riddle and the powerhouse that is WALTER.
WWE’s NXT Twitter account sent out the following tweet on the announcement:
NXT #NorthAmericanChampion @AdamColePro will be coming to EVOLVE on June 24th in Melrose, MA for a title defense. Opponent will be announced this Monday. Tix & info at: https://t.co/5xJjIQc26h pic.twitter.com/b7XX4ZOiil
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) June 8, 2018
In the past, WWE has had some of their performers work with EVOLVE, while EVOLVE competitors such as Keith Lee, Chris Dickinson, and Jaka have competed on the WWE stage.
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