Template:Infobox Wrestler Ryan Phillip Nemeth (November 4, 1984) is an American professional wrestler and writer, best known for his appearances as Briley Pierce in WWE, where worked in their developmental territory NXT Wrestling.

Professional wrestling career

Ohio Valley Wrestling (2010-2011)

Nemeth won the promotion's first ever Breakout competition and received a one year paid scholarship with Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW). In 2010, Nemeth made his professional debut for OVW under his real name. On January 8, 2011, Nemeth and Christopher Silvio defeated The Elite (Ted McNaler and Adam Revolver) to win the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship in Louisville, Kentucky.

On February 2, 2011, After Nemeth was attacked by Fighting Spirit (Silvio and Raphael Constantine), Jim Cornette vacated the titles. On the same night, Nemeth and Paredyse defeated Fighting Spirit in a tag team elimination match to win the vacated Tag Team Championship. On March 5, 2011, Nemeth and Paredyse lost the Tag Team Championship to Silvio and Constantine.

World Wrestling Entertainment / WWE (2011-2013)

Developmental territories (2011-2013)

Nemeth signed a developmental contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and was assigned to its developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). He made his debut on June 26, 2011 as Briley Pierce, facing Big E. Langston in a losing effort. On the October 30, 2011, episode of FCW Televison Pierce was defeated by Brad Maddox after being pinned with the Oklahoma roll. On November 3, 2011, Pierce and Brad Maddox defeated C.J. Parker and Donnie Marlow to win the FCW Florida Tag Team Championships. On February 2, 2012, Pierce and Maddox were forced to vacate the titles due to Pierce suffering a leg injury. Bo Rotundo and Husky Harris defeated Maddox and Eli Cottonwood for the vacant titles that night.

Nemeth, as Briley Pierce, debuted on the first episode of the sixth season of WWE NXT taped at Full Sail University as an interviewer. He made his in-ring TV debut on the May 8, 2013 airing, where he fought Sakamoto to a no contest when Conor O'Brian interfered and attacked both men. On May 17, Nemeth was released from his contract.

Personal life

Ryan is the younger brother of WWE Superstar Dolph Ziggler (Nic Nemeth). He is the author of "I Can Make-Out With Any Girl Here".

In wrestling

  • Finishing moves
  • Nicknames
    • "Hot Young"
  • Entrance Themes
    • "Paralyzer" by Finger Eleven

Championships and accomplishments

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