Christian Brigham is an American professional wrestler signed with WWE. He currently performs on NXT where he is the current NXT Champion in his first reign.
In 2015, Brigham made his professional wrestling debut at Beyond Wrestling. Brigham wrestled for several independent promotions before signing with WWE.
In 2021, he signed with WWE and began working for NXT. In June, he made his NXT debut as Carmelo Hayes. Later, he won the NXT Breakout Tournament. In September, he turned heel and aligned himself with Trick Williams.
In October, he cashed in his contract and won the North American Championship. At New Year's Evil, he defeated Roderick Strong and unified the NXT Cruiserweight Championship with the North American Championship. At Stand and Deliver, Hayes lost the title to Cameron Grimes.
He would go on to regain the title two months later at In Your House. After various successful title defenses, Hayes lost the belt to Solo Sikoa on the September 13th episode of NXT. He would then challenge for the title against Wes Lee, the new champion, on multiple occasions in a losing effort while also losing in the Iron Survivor challenge.
After weeks of building up a rivalry against NXT Champion Bron Breakker, Carmelo Hayes got his shot at the title at NXT: Stand and Deliver. At the event, Hayes managed to pin the champion down to snatch that belt from him. On the next episode of NXT, Breakker snapped and viciously attacked Hayes further igniting the feud between the two.
As of now, Hayes is booked to defend his gold against Breakker at NXT Battleground.
Carmelo Hayes has kept his personal life away from the public eye and there are no reports of him dating anyone as of May 2023.
As per various sources, WWE Superstar Carmelo Hayes is worth around USD 2 Million in 2023. Do click here to know more about the net worth of the decorated NXT Superstar.
Carmelo Hayes is billed at 5 ft 10 inches in WWE.
There are no reports of Carmelo Hayes dating anyone and he is supposedly single.
Carmelo Hayes is worth around USD 2 Million.