A new beginning. James Drake and Zack Gibson, known as the Grizzled Young Veterans in WWE, and the Grizzled Young Vets in TNA, have announced that they are beginning a new wrestling promotion.

The duo made the announcement on X/Twitter, which you can see below:

Below is a transcription of the announcement, courtesy of Wrestling News:

Drake: “Today is our privilege to announce the arrival of Burning Heart Pro Wrestling, a new international wrestling promotion run by a committee of top international wrestlers.”

Gibson: “It is my pleasure to announce that the first show will take place in my hometown on the 25th of June at the Liverpool Olympia, a venue rich in history that has seen its fair share of blood, sweat, and tears in a city with unrivaled heart what better place for a company called Burning Heart to show the world exactly what they are about pro wrestling from the heart.”

Drake: “Get your tickets this Monday at 10 am GMT or BurningHeartWrestling.com.”

Gibson: “This is the first time we’ve been back in Liverpool in over five years, so you know that we’re bringing our best, and you know that we’re coming for a fight.”

Drake: “So remember this June 21 Liverpool Olympia when you see the GYV coming, grit your teeth.”


Editor’s Opinion:

Good for them! It’s always nice to see talent taking a chance and trying to elevate others in the profession. We wish them all of the best in this endeavor!

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