Hulk Hogan Comments on Upcoming Smackdown Appearance, Why Drake Younger is Working as a Ref in WWE

Nick Paglino

Why Drake Younger is Working as a Ref in WWE

As we previously noted, WWE NXT newcomer Drake Younger, who is using his real name, Drake Wuertz in NXT, is working for the company as a referee as opposed to a wrestler.

The reason for this, according to The Wrestling Observer, is because when Younger initially had a tryout with WWE he was told afterwards that the company is not currently looking for cruiserweight sized wrestlers, so he accepted a referee deal instead.

As a general rule, it's being said WWE is not currently looking for Cruiserweight sized wrestlers as their roster is full of them, but that doesn't mean Younger can't transition to a wrestling role at some point.

Hogan Comments on Smackdown Appearance

Hulk Hogan posted the following on Twitter in regards to his appearance at tomorrow night's WWE Smackdown tapings in London:

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