Former WWE wrestler Michael Tarver, best known for his time as a member of The Nexus, recently shared his experiences in the WWE developmental system in an interview with “Developmentally Speaking.” Tarver reflected on his journey from walking into a WWE SmackDown taping unannounced to being sent to FCW for training.

During the interview, Tarver mentioned that he almost made his debut in ECW before being chosen for NXT Season One. He highlighted the challenges he faced with his passport, which ultimately led to him missing out on the opportunity to debut in ECW. However, this setback turned out to be a blessing in disguise as he was selected to be part of the groundbreaking NXT show.

Tarver also discussed the reasons behind his departure from WWE, hinting that some behind-the-scenes decisions prevented the audience from seeing his full potential, especially in terms of cutting promos. Despite the obstacles he faced, Tarver emphasized the positive experiences he had while training in FCW and working with talented superstars who later became world champions.

Overall, Tarver’s journey through the WWE developmental system was filled with ups and downs, ultimately shaping his career in professional wrestling. His story serves as a reminder of the challenges faced by aspiring wrestlers in the industry and the resilience required to overcome obstacles and pursue their dreams.