Carmelo Hayes Looks Back On His Legacy In WWE NXT

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WWE NXT star Carmelo Hayes spoke with Jeff Johnson at a media event during WWE WrestleMania weekend on a number of topics including his legacy in NXT and how he has accomplished everything he set out to do.

Hayes said, “I mean, truthfully I’ve been able to accomplish everything I really set out to accomplish in NXT. Since I stepped foot in there, my first match was for the Cruiserweight Championship. I told Shawn [Michaels] straight-up, I said, ‘Hey, I want to be a top guy, period.’ He said, ‘I see that for you.’ I said, I see that for myself. I stayed true to my word, stayed true on his word. I was able to leave a legacy I think in NXT. More than anything, there’s a lot of guys I looked up to when I got there, and I lot of guys who you still talk about when you talk about NXT, the Coles, the Garganos, the Ciampas, and that’s just the men. So I want to be one of those guys that when they talk about NXT in five years, young dudes on NXT saying, ‘I want to be like a Carmelo Hayes.”

You can check out Hayes’ comments in the video below.

(H/T to Fightful for transcribing the above quotes)