James Drake: Bio
James Drake is as cold and as calculating as they come. Beginning his wrestling training at age 13, he now looks to transform his experience into championship gold in the turbulent world of NXT.
Known for his aggressive brawling style, Drake joined forces with Liverpool’s No. 1 Zack Gibson to create an absolutely brutal tandem.
Together, The Grizzled Young Veterans made it clear that they are on a mission to capture tag team glory. And at NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool, that's exactly what they did, defeating Moustache Mountain in the finals of a tournament to crown the first-ever NXT UK Tag Team Champions.
Drake and Gibson brought their hard-hitting style to NXT, where they've tangled with the likes of Tomasso Ciampa and Timothy Thatcher & MSK in several show-stealing tag bouts.