EVOLVE has announced that former WWE star Evan Bourne is returning to the company for the first time since 2013.
Bourne will compete at the following events:
- EVOLVE 139 on November 9th in Queens, NY
- EVOLVE 140 on November 10th in Brooklyn, NY
- EVOLVE 141 on December 6th in Livonia, MI
- EVOLVE 142 on December 7th in Chicago, IL
Bourne commented on his return in the press release sent out on Friday:
“There has never been a more ideal moment for Evan Bourne to return. I’m thankful for this rebirth. I’m thrilled for this opportunity, and I will open everyone’s eyes at EVOLVE. On November 9th and 10th, come see what I’m saying.”
EVOVLE VP Of Talent Relations & Creative Gabe Sapolsky also commented:
“We have so many unique opportunities with the EVOLVE connection to WWE. We can put on matches with talent that no one else on the independent wrestling level can. One of these unique opportunities is being able to revive Evan Bourne. I know he is very hungry and looks at this as a comeback opportunity. I’ve know him since 2004 and I’m very excited to be working with him again.”
Evan Bourne will be participating in meet and greets at these events. His opponents will be named in the near future.
Bourne most recently competed under his real name of Matt Sydal with Impact Wrestling throughout 2017-18.