Patrick Martin  born May 23,  is an American retired professional wrestlerbetter known by the ring name Alex Shelley.
Aside from wrestling, he is the lead singer of a rock band called The High Crusade, which includes his friends and fellow wrestlers Chris Sabin and Petey Williams. Martin initially started training in the fall of under Breyer Wellington and Truth Martini. His appearance was a tryout, but nothing came of it. On July 17,at Reborn: The match was won by Generation Next, with Kent stryker slams tag and Aries surviving. Aries then announced he too was going after the title, Kent stryker slams tag Shelley telling him to "remember where your loyalties lie".
Before Shelley could give an answer, he was attacked by Aries and Strong and kicked out of Generation Next, turning him into a fan favorite in the process. Shelley gave speculation in a backstage promo as to who his partner would be, saying it could be a new wrestler making their debut in Ring of Honor.
Shelley would then wrestle sporadically in ROH for the next few months before quietly leaving in June. The two challenged Jay Briscoe for a shot at the title on April 28 in Chicagothen attacked him after he accepted. The two would ultimately lose the match and leave the company.
After Waltman Kent stryker slams tag the event, Shelley was left without a partner, but opted to wrestle alone. However, Candido was pinned by Young shortly thereafter, with Shelley being eliminated from Kent stryker slams tag match as a result. Throughout late—, Shelley wrestled in the X Division as a villainfacing Austin Aries on several occasions.
In Novemberhe introduced a gimmick that saw him bring a camcorder the "Shelley—cam" to ringside in order to film matches to study later for strategic purposes in reality, Shelley owned over professional wrestling videotapes at the time. Shelley's lack of defense for the division created friction between his team mates and himself, with Shelley ultimately aligning himself with Nash after the tournament's end.
Since then the two did several well—received comedy vignettes some exclusive to YouTube mostly focusing on their feud with Chris Sabin. At SlammiversaryShelley helped Nash defeat Sabin. I think I spotted a couple gats He lost the match to Austin Starr. On the June 29,Impact! Devine was later fired by the Paparazzi. Since this, the three were seen backstage on various episodes of Impact! One on Kent stryker slams tag Rays uncle, another on Johnny Rodz.
When it seemed Ray had the upper hand, however, Kevin Nash distracted him, allowing Shelley to hit him with a low blow. Shelley lost in the five—man Xscape match at Lockdown He was pinned by Jay Lethal.
With the win, Team 3D were forced to drop their weights under pounds if they wanted to keep on wrestling for the company. Shelley made it to the end of the match and finally pinned Masato Yoshino of Team Japan to win the match and give Team TNA the lead ahead of the final round of the tournament, an Ultimate X match contested between the team captains.
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