WWE Closes Deal With Top Independent Star, Former RAW Women’s Champion To Wrestle At Backlash


The rumours finally turned to be true as WWE officially signed independent wrestling star, Keith Lee who is expected to perform under the developmental territory, NXT after finishing up his independent date sin May, reports PWTorch. Lee will finish up with PWG, as his final show, “Bask In His Glory” with the company has been announced for May 25, 2018.


Lee is signed for EVOLVE’s upcoming events on May 19 in Detroit and on May 20 in Chicago. On May 20, Lee will battle Matt Riddle for the EVLOVE Championship in what is being booked as the final encounter between the two. It appears that Keith Lee’s final independent dates with be with EVOLVE.


Former RAW Women’s Champion, Alexa Bliss recently took to Twitter to announce the termination of her gym vacation. Bliss hasn’t been taking bumps in recent weeks on Monday Night RAW due to her breast enhancement surgery.

Although Bliss was a part of the 10-Women Tag Team Match on RAW on April 24, 2018, she never tagged herself into the match. Bliss, who lost the RAW Women’s Championship to Nia Jax at WrestleMania 34, reinstated her rematch clause to face Jax on May 6 at WWE Backlash with the title on the line.