Drew Gulak and T.J. Perkins qualify for WWE Cruiserweight Classic at EVOLVE Wrestling
QUEENS, N.Y. — Drew Gulak and T.J. Perkins won qualifying matches for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic at an EVOLVE Wrestling event in New York City, WWE.com has confirmed.
Submission expert Gulak faced a tough challenge from the competitor he holds the EVOLVE Tag Team Titles with, “Hot Sauce” Tracy Williams, but emerged victorious to earn a spot in this summer’s huge tournament.
In the second qualifier, flashy veteran Perkins defeated up-and-comer Fred Yehi to cement his place in the field of 32.
Stay tuned to WWE.com in the coming days for exclusive photos and videos of the two qualifying matches from EVOLVE.
Gulak and Perkins join the following competitors in the Cruiserweight Classic:
-Zack Sabre Jr.
-Ho Ho Lun
The Cruiserweight Classic begins Wednesday, July 13, at 9/8 C, exclusively on WWE Network. EVOLVE will present the WWE Cruiserweight Classic Flashpoint, a prelude to the tournament, on June 11th in Orlando, Fla. at the Orlando Downtown Recreation Complex on 363 North Parramore Avenue. Complete information on the event, including tickets, can be found at www.EVOLVEwrestling.com.