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By Mike Johnson on 2022-02-21 21:26:00

Former WWE talent Drake Maverick is back with World Wrestling Entertainment, can confirm.

Maverick, real name James Curtin, is now working behind the scenes for the Raw Creative Team.  We are told Curtin started 3-4 weeks ago.

Curtin was originally signed by the company for the 205 Live brand back in 2017, appearing as the General Manager for the brand as well as a short-term manager for the Authors of Pain on the Raw brand.  During his run on the Raw brand as Maverick, Curtin used his own, actual wedding to Renee Michelle as a backdrop for a WWE 24/7 Championship angle.  He held the 24/7 title seven times before being released in 2020.  At the time, Maverick released an emotional promo on social media that got the audience massively behind him, leading to the company signing him once again for the WWE NXT brand.  He was cut again in November 2021 as part of budget cuts for the company.

Under his old ring name Rockstar Spud, Curtin was the first-ever winner of Impact Wrestling's British reality competition series British Bootcamp, had been used as a wrestler, personality and even ring announcer over the course of his run with that company from 2012 through 2017.

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