31 Facts About Alex Riley


Alex Riley was a participant in the second season of NXT.


Alex Riley gained Beverly Mullins as a manager, and to fit with his jock gimmick, Mullins adopted the gimmick of a prom queen.


On March 18,2010, Alex Riley defeated Justin Gabriel and Wade Barrett in a triple threat match to win the FCW Florida Heavyweight Championship.


Alex Riley made his in-ring debut on the following edition of NXT, defeating Kaval.


Later that night, Alex Riley was ranked fourth in the first poll.


Alex Riley appeared again the following week, replacing The Miz in a submission match against Bryan, but lost.


Alex Riley stopped Lawler from winning twice, before Lawler put him through a table.

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Alex Riley accompanied The Miz to his match at WrestleMania XXVII against Cena where he interfered several times, throwing Cena into an exposed turnbuckle, attacking him with his briefcase, and distracting the referee.


Alex Riley appeared alongside The Miz at the Over the Limit pay-per-view and attempted to help The Miz win his "I Quit" match against Cena, but The Miz was unsuccessful and failed to regain the WWE Championship.


Alex Riley proceeded to attack The Miz, and turning face in the process.


Alex Riley was the first person eliminated, but his team went on to win the match.


At Money in the Bank, Alex Riley competed in a Money in the Bank ladder match which was won by Alberto Del Rio.


Alex Riley defeated Swagger in a rematch the following week after Swagger was distracted by Guerrero and Ziggler arguing at ringside.


At Night of Champions, Alex Riley competed in a fatal four-way match for the United States Championship which involved Ziggler, Swagger and John Morrison, in which Ziggler retained his title.


In 2012, Alex Riley had a 14-match losing streak, losing to the likes of Brodus Clay, Lord Tensai and Heath Slater.


Alex Riley entered the 2012 Royal Rumble as the second entrant, and was eliminated first by The Miz.


In January 2013, Alex Riley teamed up with Derrick Bateman to take part in the NXT Tag Team Championship Tournament, and the two were defeated by Kassius Ohno and Leo Kruger in the first round.


Alex Riley frequently served as color commentator on Main Event.


Alex Riley was a regular member of the expert panel on both the Raw and SmackDown pre-shows on the WWE Network, and made several appearances on pay-per-view in this role.


In 2013 and 2014, Alex Riley made occasional in-ring appearances at WWE live events, picking up untelevised wins over the likes of Tyson Kidd, Curt Hawkins and Heath Slater.


Alex Riley made his return from injury on the January 27,2016 episode of NXT after eight months of inactivity, sporting longer hair and beard, in a winning effort against Bull Dempsey, turning heel for the first time since 2011.


Alex Riley was released from his WWE contract along with several other wrestlers on May 6,2016.


Alex Riley is a playable character in WWE '12 as well as appearing in WWE SuperCard.


Alex Riley's mother, Lauren, is a former Miss Virginia.


Alex Riley attended Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, VA, where he played both football and basketball.

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Alex Riley then went to Boston College, where he majored in communications.


Alex Riley played for the Boston College Eagles football team, initially as a quarterback, before becoming a linebacker during the 2001 season.


Alex Riley has played for the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes.


Alex Riley is Catholic and has a tattoo of a Celtic cross on his back.


Alex Riley has stated that his career in WWE took a turn for the worse after standing up for himself backstage with John Cena, and saying Cena followed this by using the power he held backstage to negatively influence his career.


In March 2021, Alex Riley revealed on his Instagram that he suffers from Bipolar Disorder.