WWE issued the following on Friday.
Two WWE Global Cruiserweight Series qualifying matches take place at EVOLVE Wrestling on May 7
As the July 13 premiere of WWE’s Global Cruiserweight Series on WWE Network draws near, the world’s best competitors are going above and beyond to stand out in hopes of receiving an invite to this summer’s historic tournament.
On Saturday, May 7, in Queens, N.Y., EVOLVE Wrestling plays host to two qualifying matches, giving four competitors the opportunity of a lifetime. Two of EVOLVE’s most prominent mat technicians, reigning EVOLVE Tag Team Champions Drew Gulak and Tracy Williams, will square off against each other in the first qualifier. The second match is a battle to determine whether a rookie’s pure determination can overcome experience, as up-and-comer Fred Yehi battles 15-year veteran TJ Perkins.
The winners of these matches will earn a spot in the Global Cruiserweight Series along with the following competitors:
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Don’t miss your chance to see these all-important qualifying matches for what is sure to be one of the most talked-about wrestling events of the summer. The Global Cruiserweight Series qualifying matches take place at EVOLVE 61 on Saturday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET, at La Boom in Queens, N.Y. For complete ticket information, visit EVOLVEWrestling.com.