Shane 'Swerve' Strickland challenging for PROGRESS World Title at Chapter 129

Originally published at Shane 'Swerve' Strickland challenging for PROGRESS World Title

Cara Noir’s next challenger is Swerve.

The PROGRESS World Championship has been in Cara Noir’s possession for two years. The next challenger to his title is Shane ‘Swerve’ Strickland, who is making his first appearance for PROGRESS since 2018.

Their match is taking place on February 20th at PROGRESS’ Chapter 129 event.

.@Cara_Noir now faces a huge challenge to his PROGRESS Wrestling title in the form of @swerveconfident. With so many people now vying for his title the odds are starting to be really stacked against him. There is no doubting how real this threat is…

🎟https://t.co/CdytTqKeEz pic.twitter.com/0UR9PXas0j

— 🌗 PROGRESS Wrestling (@ThisIs_Progress) February 7, 2022

Strickland’s 90-day non-compete with WWE will have expired by next week. He was released from the company in November alongside the remaining members of the group formerly known as ‘Hit Row’ (A.J. Francis, Briana Brandy & Tehuti Miles).

Over the weekend, Cara Noir was confronted by NXT UK Champion Ilja Dragunov at Chapter 128 and to read more about their encounter, check out POST Wrestling’s article about the topic.