New Champion’s First Defence Confirmed For PROGRESS Wrestling ‘Chapter 40: Intercepted Angel’

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PROGRESS Wrestling have confirmed a fifth match for their December 11th event, ‘Chapter 40: Intercepted Angel’ at the O2 Academy in Sheffield.

It has been announced that “The Bruiserweight” Pete Dunne will make his first defence of the PROGRESS Championship when he defends against Zack Sabre Jr in Sheffield on December 11th.

PROGRESS Wrestling announced the match with the following:


New champ Bruiserweight Pete Dunne faces the toughest possible test in his first title defence when we make our debut in #Sheffield next Sunday.

Across the ring from him will be Zack Sabre Jr – a global standout, a true independent wrestler and a man who happens to be at the front of the queue for a title opportunity after two huge wins in his last two appearances.

PETE DUNNE vs ZACK SABRE JR for the PROGRESS Title headlines #Chapter40#InterceptedAngel at O2 Academy Sheffield on 11th Dec!



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The announced match card is as follows:

Match Card

PROGRESS Championship

“The Bruiserweight” Pete Dunne (c) vs Zack Sabre Jr


PROGRESS Atlas Championship – Open Challenge

Rampage Brown (c) vs ???


Women’s Championship Natural Progression Series

Toni Storm vs Bea Priestley


“The Aerial Assassin” Will Ospreay vs Adam Cole


F.S.U (“White Lightning” Mark Andrews & “The Pride Of Wales” Eddie Dennis) vs The Origin (“The Showstealer” Nathan Cruz & “The Mexican Sensation” El Ligero)


More Information

Doors Open: 2.00pm. Bell Time: 3.00pm.

Tickets: Available now through the official BuyTickets website, here using password: ONEARMDRUM. Also available on the door, on the night (dependent on availability).

Source: PROGRESS Wrestling