Impact Wrestling Announces Eli Drake Has Been Released

IMPACT |By Matt Boone |Sun, April 7, 2019 - 2:19PM EDT
Impact Wrestling Releases Eli Drake

Eli Drake and Impact Wrestling have parted ways.

After refusing to compete in an Intergender Match against Tessa Blanchard at this weekend's Impact Wrestling United We Stand pay-per-view, Drake has been released from the company.

The company issued the following brief statement on their official website on Sunday:

"Impact Wrestling announced today that it has terminated its relationship with Shaun Ricker, known as ‘Eli Drake’."

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