The show is set to make its return, with it reportedly filming its first episode on November 1st and looking set to feature a number of prominent independent wrestlers, including Sha Samuels, Zach Gibson, Mark Coffey, Kenny Williams and Johnny Moss.
One of the first competitors to reveal his involvement is El Ligero, a British professional wrestler who is best known for his work with Progress Wrestling and has been a staple of the independent wrestling scene for a number of years. He broke the news via Twitter in the following tweet;
(1/3) Extremely proud to announce that I'll be part of the brand new ITV special World Of Sport Wrestling, to be filmed November 1st! pic.twitter.com/6pYQfpVfnS
— El Ligero (@Ligero1) October 17, 2016
World of Sport previously aired every Saturday in the UK between 1965 and 1985, running in competition with BBC’s Grandstand.