Drake Younger

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Drake Younger
Younger during his time as the CZW World Junior Heavyweight Champion at the CZW Tournament of Death 11 in 2012
Born (1984-09-10) September 10, 1984 (age 36)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Drake Younger
Billed height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Billed fromIndianapolis, Indiana by way of the R.A.A.G.E Dojo
Trained byAmerican Kickboxer
Ian Rotten
Chris Hero
Low Ki
DebutFebruary 7, 2003

Drake Wuertz (born September 10, 1984) is an American professional wrestler. He competes under the ring name Drake Younger. He is currently signed to the WWE. He is best known for his time in Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW). He has also competed for IWA Mid-South, EVOLVE, Dragon Gate USA, Chikara, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG). Younger was known for competing in deathmatches before he retired from them.

On March 4, 2014, Younger signed a contract with the WWE.[1]

Championships[change | change source]

  • Absolute Intense Wrestling
    • AIW Absolute Championship (one time)[2]
  • All Pro Wrestling
    • APW Worldwide Internet Championship (one time)[3]
  • Coliseum Championship Wrestling
    • CCW Tag Team Championship (with JC Bailey)
    • CCW Tag Team Championship (with Diehard Dustin Lee)
  • Full Throttle Wrestling
    • FTW Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Diehard Dustin Lee)
  • Independent Wrestling Association Mid-South
    • IWA Mid-South Deathmatch Championship (one time)[10]
    • IWA Mid-South King of the Deathmatch (2011)
    • Ted Petty Invitational (2008)
  • Insanity Pro Wrestling
    • IPW Grand Championship (one time)
    • IPW Jr. Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • IPW World Heavyweight Championship (one time)[11]
  • Mad Pro Wrestling
    • MPW Heavyweight Championship (two times)
  • Pro Wrestling Bushido
    • Pro Wrestling Bushido TV Championship (one time, current)[12]
  • Supreme Pro Wrestling
    • SPW Heavyweight Championship (one time)[14]

References[change | change source]

  1. "WWE News: Drake Younger reportedly signs with WWE, but not as a wrestler?". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  2. "AIW Results: 38. March for the Gold 2". Absolute Intense Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  3. "APW Worldwide Internet Title history". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  4. "Ultraviolent Underground Champions history". Combat Zone Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  5. "'Tournament Of Death 6' results". Combat Zone Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  6. "CZW Heavyweight Champions history". Combat Zone Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  7. "CZW Tag-Team Champions history". Combat Zone Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  8. "CZW Jr. Heavyweight Champions history". Combat Zone Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  9. "'Best Of The Best 13' results". Combat Zone Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  10. "IWA Mid-South Death Match Title". Wrestling-Titles. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  11. "IPW World Championship history". Cagematch. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  12. "Lots of independent wrestling results". Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  13. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2013". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  14. "SPW Heavyweight Championship history". Supreme Pro Wrestling. Retrieved 2014-05-07.

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