Wrestlezone.com reports that NXT trainer and striking coach Seth Petruzelli revealed that he’s going to be appearing for an indy wrestling promotion in Winter Park, Florida. He revealed the news on a recent podcast appearance.
According to Petruzelli, NXT officials want him to cut his teeth on the indy scene and possibly start wrestling there. He added that he’s been training for his pro wrestling debut for six months. Seth Petruzelli is a former MMA fighter, and he’s fought in the UFC, Bellator MMA, and Elite XC. He also famously knocked out the late Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson in 14 seconds in their fight in 2008.