One of the biggest wrestling stories of the year was the news of Bill DeMott’s alleged unsavory training methods in Nxt being once again brought to light. Current and former WWE trainees and aspiring wrestlers took positions on the man who was cursed with some of the worst gimmick names in history, with former pupils such as Tna’s Ethan Carter III and Dolph Ziggler’s brother Ryan Nemeth calling him out for abusive behavior.
For his part, DeMott defended his actions but opted to “step down” from his position as head trainer of Nxt and has since been replaced by Matt Bloom. Despite the rampant allegations of misconduct, discrimination and verbally and physically abusive methods he’s remained relatively quiet on the issue.
When the story broke, Chris Jericho publicly defended his friend and former colleague, saying that he underwent similar rigorous conditions while