James Drake (wrestler)
|Birth name||James Dowell|
|Born||4 March 1993 |
Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom 
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||JD Sassoon  |
|Billed height||5 ft 11 in (181 cm) |
|Billed weight||181 lb (82 kg) |
|Billed from||Blackpool, England |
James Dowell (born 4 March 1993) is an English professional wrestler, currently signed to WWE under the ring name James Drake in the NXT UK brand. He is currently one half of the inaugural NXT UK Tag Team Champions alongside Zack Gibson.
Professional wrestling career
Later in 2017, Drake and Zack Gibson formed a tag team called Grizzled Young Veterans in Progress Wrestling. Grizzled Young Veterans defeated Chris Brookes and Kid Lykos of CCK to become the Progress tag team champions. They successfully defended the titles against Aussie Open (Kyle Fletcher and Mark Davis) at Progress Chapter 59. At Chapter 61, Grizzled Young Veterans defeated Moustache Mountain (Tyler Bate and Trent Seven) to retain their championships.
Championships and accomplishments
- Progress Wrestling
- NXT UK Tag Team Championship (1 time, current) - with Zack Gibson
- "James Drake News, Pictures, Videos and Biography". Wrestling Inc.
- "James Drake « Wrestlers Database « CAGEMATCH - The Internet Wrestling Database". www.cagematch.net.
- "James Drake". WWE.
- "PROGRESS Chapter 58: Live Your Best Life". Cagematch. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
- "PROGRESS Chapter 59: Whatever People Say We Are, That's What We're Not". Cagematch. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
- "PROGRESS Chapter 61: Don't Touch Me ... Don't ... Don't Touch Me". Cagematch. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
- "Moustache Mountain battles Zack Gibson & James Drake to crown the first-ever NXT UK Tag Team Champions". WWE.
- James Drake on IMDb
- James Drake's profile at Cagematch.net, Wrestlingdata.com, Internet Wrestling Database
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