Alex Shelley recently spoke with Fightful Select for an upcoming interview and had praise for WWE NXT when asked about his time there.
Shelley worked two NXT live events and a NXT TV taping in January 2020. He teamed with Kushida for two live event wins over Wesley Blake and Steve Cutler, but then loss to The Grizzled Young Veterans in a Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic match on January 15, 2020.
Shelley said he preferred to not disclose why or why not he ended up on a full-time NXT contract, but said he loved his time with the brand, and that he’s never been treated in a more professional manner than when he was there.
Shelley also noted that WWE treats their wrestlers like pro athletes.