Bronson Reed (Jonah) Was Under The Impression WWE Doesn't Book Faces Well, Wanted To Be Heel In NXT

Since NXT Great American Bash 2020, Bronson Reed was one of the top babyfaces on the brand.

His run culminated when he won the NXT North American Title from Johnny Gargano on the May 18 episode of NXT.

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Though Reed (Jonah Rock) enjoyed his time in NXT, he believes there is more that he can do now that he's a free agent.

"Not that I was held back in NXT, but there are certain things they want you to do and a certain way they want you to be," Reed told Busted Open Radio. "I think I'm going to have a good mix of what I want, but also what I've learned from these great minds in the last few years. I pretty much got to be the babyface I wanted to be. I've always been under the impression that WWE doesn't book babyfaces well. In these last recent years, I would debut and I'd be against another babyface. I'm the big babyface beating up the smaller guy, I'm not gonna come off endearing at all, I'm just going to look like a heel. A side of me that I always asked creative for was to do a switch and have me as a heel in NXT, which we didn't get to see. I would like to work as a heel wherever I go. I'm happy to work as a babyface, but (being a heel) is a side that no one in the American audience has seen. It's a little more violent than what I could do in NXT."

Reed last wrestled on the July 21 episode of NXT, losing to Adam Cole.

Elsewhere during the interview, Reed revealed that he's been talking to the major promotions. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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