There is no deal in place for WWE to buy independent wrestling promotion EVOLVE, however discussions are ongoing regarding WWE developmental potentially working with WWN.
Mike Johnson, of PWInsider, has been in contact with several of his sources, claiming that it was in fact WWE that instigated initial discussions. Many rumors suggest that WWE plans to use WWN as “OVW-styled” developmental grounds, however Johnson reports plans are yet to be officially confirmed.
TopRopePress will pursue this story and keep our readers updated, but for now we must stress that this is not a done deal, merely an idea that is being discussed.
For those that are not entirely familiar with EVOLVE, it is a wrestling promotion that was founded in 2010 by Gabe Sapolsky. Sapolsky has worked with ECW, Ring of Honor and other promotions before launching EVOLVE and Dragon Gate Pro Wrestling. Read more here.