Drake Wuertz

  • Born: 09/10/1984 in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Birthname: Drake Wuertz
  • Height & Weight: 5'9", 180 Ib
Titles Won:
  • CZW Ultraviolent Underground Championship (2 times)
  • Tournament of Death (VI)
  • CZW World Heavyweight Championship
  • CZW World Tag Team Championship – with Eddie Kingston
  • CZW World Junior Heavyweight Championship
  • CZW Best of the Best (2014)
  • Triple Crown Championship (Third)
  • CZW Hall of Fame (Class of 2016)

He was a referee in WWE from 2014 to 2021. Before that, he wrestled for a number of major independent promotions under the ring name Drake Younger, including Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), IWA Mid-South (IWA MS), EVOLVE, Dragon Gate USA (DGUSA), Chikara, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG). Known for his deathmatch wrestling style, he retired from professional wrestling in April 2014 but came out of retirement following his release from WWE in 2021. Wuertz filed as a Republican candidate for Florida’s state house, district 30.

Other Notable Achievements: AIW Absolute Championship, APW Worldwide Internet Championship, ACW Tag Team Championship – with Ian Rotten, CCW Tag Team Championship – with JC Bailey, CCW Tag Team Championship – Diehard Dustin Lee, FTW Tag Team Championship – with Diehard Dustin Lee, IWA Mid-South Deathmatch Championship, IWA Mid-South King of the Deathmatch (2011), Ted Petty Invitational (2008), IPW Grand Championship, IPW Jr. Heavyweight Championship, IPW World Heavyweight Championship, MPW Heavyweight Championship (2 times), Pro Wrestling Bushido TV Championship, SPW Heavyweight Championship