Former WWE tag team announces the launch of a new wrestling promotion

Former WWE stars the Grizzled Young Veterans (James Drake and Zack Gibson) made the following announcement via Twitter/X…

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”

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.” (quotes courtesy of