Exclusive: Former WWE Cruiserweight Champion Shane Helms Guest Coaching At WWE Performance Center

Members of the NXT roster are getting some insight this week from a versatile WWE veteran.

Fightful.com has learned that Fightful Podcast alumni and former WWE Cruiserweight Champion Shane "Hurricane" Helms is in Orlando this week, serving as a guest coach at WWE's Performance Center. Helms has worked in singles, tag team, heavyweight, cruiserweight, comedic and serious roles during his two-plus decades in wrestling, and has promoted OMEGA shows of his own as well.

Helms has been seen a little bit of everywhere this year. He made a one-off WWE return at this year's Royal Rumble, which saw him go face-to-face with John Cena. He worked AroLucha in January, House of Hardcore in the spring, and has become a recurring character on the popular "Being The Elite" web series. He's also worked a series of matches on Ring of Honor TV as he feuds with "The Villian" Marty Scurll, and was featured in the All In: Zero Hour Over Budget Battle Royal, where he chokeslammed ROH's Punishment Martinez and IMPACT/Lucha Underground's Brian Cage.

"Hurricane" was had a prominent role backstage with Impact Wrestling until a major regime change pushed him out in 2017.

You can see our full podcast archives with Shane Helms at this link, and check out more Fightful Wrestling Exclusives at this link.

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