He is noted for his extraordinary high flying style which has earned him the nickname "The Man That Gravity Forgot".
In July 2012, it was reported that Satterly had signed a contract with WWE. He joined WWE's developmental territory WWE NXT, and Satterly made his television debut using the ring name Adrian Neville on the January 16, 2013 NXT, where he defeated Sakamoto.
Together with Oliver Grey, the English duo won a tournament to crown the inaugural NXT Tag Team Champions by defeating the Wyatt Family (Luke Harper and Erick Rowan) in the finals on the February 13 NXT originally taped on January 31. Neville and Grey had earlier defeated 3MB (Heath Slater and Drew McIntyre) in the first round and Kassius Ohno and Leo Kruger in the semi-finals. With Grey out injured with a torn ACL (in storyline inflicted by the Wyatt Family), Neville chose Bo Dallas as his new partner in April. On the April 24 NXT, Neville lost to Antonio Cesaro while challenging for his United States Championship. On the May 8 NXT (taped on May 2), Neville and Dallas failed in their first defense of the tag titles when they lost them to the Wyatt Family.
On the May 29 NXT, Neville competed in an NXT Championship number one contender battle royal, eliminating Mason Ryan and Bray Wyatt (who had eleven and two eliminations respectively) to make it to the final two participants, but his former tag partner Dallas eliminated him to win the match. Neville continued his feud with the Wyatt Family by losing to them in two six-man tag matches, once while teaming with Corey Graves and Kassius Ohno, and once with Graves and William Regal. On June 20, Neville regained the NXT Tag Team Championship from the Wyatt Family with new partner Corey Graves. On the August 6 NXT, Neville faced Dean Ambrose for his United States Championship, which Ambrose retained when the other members of the Shield caused a disqualification. Graves and Neville lost the titles to The Ascension in September. Following this - after failing to regain the titles - the two feuded.
Neville faced Bo Dallas for the NXT Championship on the December 4 NXT, defeating Dallas by count-out but failing to capture the title. At the NXT live event on WWE Network NXT Arrival Neville won the NXT Championship against Bo Dallas in a ladder match.
|Male Wrestlers||Adrian Neville • Aiden English • Alexander Rusev • Bo Dallas • Corey Graves • Danny Burch • Konnor • Leo Kruger • Mason Ryan • Mojo Rawley • Oliver Grey • Sami Zayn • Sylvester Lefort • Tyler Breeze • Viktor|
|Female Wrestlers||Bayley • Charlotte • Jojo • Lana • Paige • Sasha Banks|