Whoa! Just breaking now, Triple H has named seven of the competitors for the brand new Global Cruiserweight Series! And wouldn’t you know, Johnny is one of them. Congratulations, dude, we know you’re going to absolutely kill it. More information below.. and by the way, be sure to sign up to the WWE Network to see it!
The WWE Universe got its first taste of the upcoming Global Cruiserweight Series today when WWE COO Triple H revealed the tournament’s first few participants during a conference call.
NXT competitors Rich Swann, Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano along with international standouts Zack Sabre Jr., Noam Dar, Ho Ho Lun and Akira Tozawa were announced for the Global Cruiserweight Series, which begins July 13 on WWE Network.
“It’s a very diverse group,” Triple H said. “We’re scouring the globe and looking for the absolute best talent to be involved with this.”
Earlier this week, it was announced that independent organizations EVOLVE Wrestling, Revolution Pro Wrestling and PROGRESS Wrestling will all hold tournament qualifying matches in the coming months.
Stick with WWE.com as more details about the Global Cruiserweight Series become available