Riley defeated Swagger in a rematch the following week after Swagger was distracted by Guerrero and Ziggler arguing at ringside.
Riley's father, Kevin Kiley, Sr., is a sports reporter and commentator.  Riley next appeared on the April 17 episode of Main Event, competing in an 11-man battle royal to determine the number 1 contender for the Intercontinental Championship and surviving until the final four when he was eliminated by Primo.
 In early December, he underwent another name change, calling himself Alex Riley and developing the gimmick of a university jock, complete with a letterman's jacket as a part of his attire. Shane Helms On WWE Creating "The Hurricane" Character, Recently Taking A Comic Book Writing Course, Roman Reigns Talks Missing Out On WrestleMania 36, Which WWE Stars Stepped Up During His Absence, WWE Superstar Recovering From Unexpected Surgery, WInc Daily: WWE And AEW COVID-19 Outbreaks Cause Creative Changes (Feat. Riley would later recruit Kooper into the Nexus before both Slater and Bryan left the group.  He has a younger brother named Kristopher.  On the January 21, 2013 episode of Raw (the final episode before the Royal Rumble), Riley made his first televised appearance in 5 months as part of a show-closing brawl. Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our.
 Despite being drafted, Riley continued to appear on Raw alongside The Miz.  Riley became a regular commentator for NXT starting at the July 11 tapings. Read Daniel Riley's bio and get latest news stories and articles. I would definitely look forward to having a match with him.". On May 11 episode of NXT taping, Riley worked his last WWE match where he was defeated by Shinsuke Nakamura.
Plus tard, lui et les autres Rookies attaquent violemment Kaval. 1", "WWE NXT: Eliminations coming fast and furious", "WWE NXT: Kaval wins show's 2nd season, gets beat down", "RAW: Edge, Jericho fight to keep PPV spots", "Keller's WWE Raw Results 9/20: Ongoing coverage of fallout from Night of Champions PPV, Hell in a Cell hype", "Cena central to Bragging Rights; Smackdown wins again", "RAW: The Miz cashes in as Nexus costs Orton WWE title", "TLC delivers highs, lows and a new champ", "RAW: Triple H talks Wrestlemania; The Miz loses an ally", "RAW: Cena wrecked on the Road to Wrestlemania", "RAW: Orton gets Punk'ed; Cena tricks The Miz", "The Rock costs Cena as The Miz retains at WrestleMania XXVII", "Live coverage: 2011 WWE Supplemental Draft", "Smackdown: Look what the draft dragged in", "Over the Limit: Unpredictability makes for a good show", "CALDWELL'S WWE RAW RESULTS 5/23: Complete "virtual time" coverage of live Raw – Over the Limit PPV fall-out, Bret Hart, Savage tribute", "Caldwell's WWE Capitol Punishment PPV Results 6/19: Complete "virtual time" coverage of live PPV – Cena vs. Riley is also well known for his time in New Japan Pro Wrestling where he held the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship on three separate occasions. She is currently the general manager (along with her husband) of Orlando Wrestling Alliance (OWA) Anarchy show. The two have teamed together before on separate occasions however they weren't officially a team when they did.
World Wrestling Entertainment (2007-2016), Florida Championship Wrestling (2007-2010), Débuts et alliance avec The Miz (2010-2011), Retour dans le ring et renvoi (2015-2016), champion poids-lourds de Floride de la FCW, Alberto Del Rio won the Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match, The Miz def. He will be wrestling at GCW's "We Run This Town" event at Tampa, FL during Wrestlemania weekend on March 31 and April 1. During his time in WWE Riley was a growing star, working with The Miz to better himself. "I liked the tornado tag match that I had with Jack Swagger and Rey Mysterio," Riley recalled. "It was in Las Vegas and I did it with one contact lens.  He made his in-ring debut on the following edition of NXT, defeating Kaval.
 At the pay-per-view, Riley defeated The Miz. Le 27 janvier 2016, il fait son retour à la NXT après huit mois d'inactivité à la suite d'une blessure, il bat Bull Dempsey. On the September 23rd, 2016 episode of Smackdown after suffering a loss to Will Ospreay, Riley raised his hand in victory appearing to show him respect only to hit him with a Superkick, thus officially turning heel for the first time since 2012. , As part of the 2011 Supplemental Draft on April 26, Riley was moved to the SmackDown brand, separating him from The Miz.
On October 30, 2007, he debuted in a losing effort to Shawn Osbourne under his real name Kevin Kiley, and later faced off with wrestlers like Sebastian Slater and Jack Gabriel.