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Eli Drake is officially NXT bound.
An earlier report from Mike Johnson at PWInsider this afternoon revealed that Drake had signed with NXT. Drake made his first appearance for the brand on tonight’s NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day pre-show. Drake is now going by the name LA Knight.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) February 14, 2021
Eli Drake is a former world champion in Impact Wrestling. Most recently, he was a main fixture for the newly launched NWA promotion that has gone on hiatus since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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