Carmelo Hayes Recalls Advice Given To Him While Training With Cody Rhodes

Carmelo Hayes recalls training with The American Nightmare.

Speaking to Peter Rosenberg and Stat Guy Greg on Cheap Heat, Hayes reflected on working with Cody.

“They had mentioned to me, ‘Cody requested to train with you and Joe Gacy in the next week or so.’ ‘Oh shoot, cool.’ Cody had reached out to me two or three times before, just giving me critiques on my work and things like that. I had already had a back-and-forth relationship with him. I had met Cody in the past. I was like, ‘All the people that he knows, and he’s picking me and Joe Gacy? Okay.’ He showed up, and a lot of people are like, ‘We helped Cody,’ but I learned a lot from Cody in that time working with him. He was fine. He didn’t need my help. I just think he needed clearance from medical to go through. We worked for three or four days, we did matches on the fly and were just having fun and coming up with ideas like we have a match. He was helping me on my stuff. It was the little things. I credit Cody a lot. He’s like, ‘Melo and Joe Gacy helped me,’ No, he helped me a lot, actually,” 

Carmelo Hayes

Hayes is set to take on Bron Breakker at NXT Battleground this weekend as with his NXT Title on the line.

With regards to Cody Rhodes, he will be taking on Brock Lesnar at Night Of Champions in Saudi Arabia tomorrow.

H/T to Fightful

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