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Shawn Michaels appeared on WWE's The Bump podcast ahead of NXT Takeover: In Your House

Shawn Michaels Says NXT Wanted Drake Maverick for a Long Time

Though he's not a breakout star, Michaels brought up Drake Maverick, who was recently part of a big angle, somewhat controversially since it was based on the real-life layoffs or furloughs of dozens of WWE wrestlers and backstage talent Michaels also praised Karrion Kross, Dexter Lumis, and El Hijo del Fantasma as future stars, and[...]

Triple H Gives Drake Maverick a new WWE contract.

Lio Rush Rips Drake Maverick Angle, HHH Says It's Still Real to Him

Earlier today, we reported on the conclusion of the angle involving Drake Maverick, who was supposedly laid off from WWE along with dozens of his coworkers in April However, Maverick took to the internet the day of the layoffs to cut a promo on video in which he broke down into tears but pointed out[...]

Triple H Gives Drake Maverick a new WWE contract.

WWE Re-Signs Drake Maverick After Mass Layoffs Made Into Storyline

Drake Maverick is under WWE contract again, following last night's episode of NXT and the culmination of a weeks-long storyline based on the real-life layoffs of dozens of WWE talent as cost-cutting measures during the coronavirus pandemic Maverick lost the final match of the Interim NXT Cruiserweight Championship tournament but was offered a new contract[...]

Drake Maverick Keeps Career Alive, Will Fight in 3-Way Next Week

Drake Maverick Keeps Career Alive, Will Have a 3-Way Next Week

Drake Maverick's career is still alive following an upset victory against Kushida on last night's episode of NXT Maverick's victory puts the standings of the NXT Interim Cruiserweight Tournament into a three-way tie, with Maverick, Kushida, and Jake Atlas all sporting 2-1 records The three will meet in a triple threat match next week to[...]

Drake Maverick in the ring on NXT, courtesy of WWE.

Drake Maverick Winning NXT Match Keeps His WWE Career Alive For Now

Drake Maverick won his match against Tony Nese in the NXT Interim Cruiserweight Championship tournament last night, keeping alive hopes that he won't be fired along with dozens of his co-workers as part of coronavirus pandemic cost-cutting measures Maverick was one of more than 50 names who were released or furloughed by WWE, a cold-hearted[...]

Drake Maverick ready to prove himself against Tony Nese: NXT Exclusive, April 29, 2020

Drake Maverick Continues Angle Based on Real-Life Layoffs Tonight

Drake Maverick was one of more than fifty wrestlers and backstage talent laid off or furloughed by WWE this month as part of cost-cutting measures to survive the coronavirus pandemic,  despite the company boasting of $500 million in reserves and despite announcing dividends for shareholders the following day totaling $9.3 million, enough to keep everyone employed into[...]

The official logo for NXT.

WWE Using Laid Off Wrestlers in Storylines During Non-Compete Period

One of the wrestlers who was laid off, Drake Maverick, posted a tearful video the day of his firing, talking about how he would still compete in WWE's NXT Interim Cruiserweight Championship tournament It turns out, that video may have been a work designed to garner interest in the tournament And Maverick isn't the only[...]

Drake Maverick wins the 24/7 Championship from Elias, courtesy of WWE.

Tearful Drake Maverick Reacts to WWE Release in Heartbreaking Video

Drake Maverick has weighed in on his release from WWE in a video posted to Twitter Maverick, who struggles to hold back tears throughout the video, talks about the seriousness of the situation and how it's affecting people's ability to earn a living Maverick will still compete in the NXT cruiserweight tournament tonight, and even[...]

The Club reunite in shocking fashion: WWE Now

WWE Releases Drake Maverick, Heath Slater, Gallows and Anderson, More

"WWE has come to terms on the release of Drake Maverick (James Curtin), Curt Hawkins (Brian Myers), Karl Anderson (Chad Allegra), EC3 (Michael Hutter) and Lio Rush (Lionel Green)," the company said in a statement "We wish them all the best in their future endeavors." On a conference call announcing the cutbacks Wednesday, Vince McMahon[...]