On May 7, 2016, Gulak defeated Tracy Williams at Evolve 61 to qualify for WWE's upcoming Global Cruiserweight Series tournament. The tournament began on June 23 with Gulak defeating Harv Sihra in his first round match.
- 7/18/2017 - Mustafa Ali Win vs Drew Gulak 2 out of 3 falls stipulation
- 7/17/2017 - Jack Gallagher Team-Win vs Drew Gulak
- 6/27/2017 - Mustafa Ali Win vs Drew Gulak
- 6/20/2017 - Mustafa Ali Win vs Drew Gulak
- 5/30/2017 - Drew Gulak Win vs Mustafa Ali