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Ricochet


ABOUT
Ricochet

Full NameTrevor Mann

BornOctober 11, 1988

Height5ft 9in

NationalityPaducah, Kentucky, United States

ABOUT

Trevor Mann is an American professional wrestler signed with WWE. He is famous for his work with Dragon Gate, NJPW, and Evolve. He goes by several names, such as Helios, Prince Puma, and Ricochet.


  1. Professional Wrestling Career
  2. Championships and Accomplishments


Professional Wrestling Career


Early Years (2003-2008)


Ricochet was trained in 2003. In 2006, he started working with independent promotions. In 2006, he made his chikara debut. He worked with Chikara for four years before moving to Evolve and Dragon Gate.



Evolve, PWG and Dragon Gate (2010-2017)


Ricochet debut at Evolve, PWG, and Dragon Gate in 2010. He faced several former friends and foes, such as Brian Cage, Claudio Castagnoli, Kevin Steen, Johnny Gargano, Chuck Taylor, Austin Aries, Kyle O'Riley, and Adam Cole. He won several championships and accolades under these promotions.



NJPW (2013-2017)


In 2014, Ricochet made his NJPW debut. At The New Beginning event, Ricochet and Matt Sydal defeated The Young Bucks and reDRagon to become the new IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champions. After losing the title, Ricochet, Sydal and Kojima challenged The Elite for the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship and won. They were stripped from the titles due to Sydal's travel issues.


Ricochet formed a new tag team named "Funky Future" with Ryusuke Taguchi under the banner of Taguchi Japan. They defeated The Young Bucks to win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship. At the King of Pro-Wrestling event, they lost the title to Roppongi 3K.



Luch Underground (2014-2018)


Ricochet took part in the first three seasons of Lucha Underground. He was crowned as the inaugural champion under the name Prince Puma. He eventually lost the title to Mil Muertes. In season 3, he challenged Johnny Mundo and won the title. After the match, he was challenged by Pentagon Zero and if he lost, he will retire immediately from Lucha Underground. Ricochet lost and was taken off television.


Prince Puma vs Johnny Mundo


WWE


NXT (2018-2019)


In 2018, Ricochet was signed with WWE and started working with NXT. He entered the North American championship ladder match but lost to Adam Cole. He began his rivalry with Velveteen Dream and won at TakeOver Chicago II. At TakeOver Brooklyn IV, he defeated Adam Cole to become the second North American Champion in history.


At TakeOver WarGames, Ricochet teamed up with The Viking Raiders and Pete Dunne to defeat The Undisputed Era. At NXT TakeOver Phoenix, Ricochet lost the title to Johnny Gargano. At NXT TakeOver New York, the team of Aleister Black and Ricochet lost to The Viking Raiders.


Ricochet as NXT NA Champion


Main Roster (2019-2020)


After TakeOver, Black and Ricochet debuted on the main roster as a team. The team went on defeating several teams. They received a tag team title match at WrestleMania 25, which they lost. During Superstar Shake-Up, Ricochet was drafted to RAW. At Stomping Grounds, Ricochet defeated Samoa Joe to win the United States Championship. The reign ended in 21 days to AJ Styles on RAW. At Survivor Series, Ricochet was part of Team RAW and lost.


Ricochet as US Champion


Various Feuds (2020-Present)


Ricochet began his feud at Royal Rumble after giving a low blow at the event. He faced Brock Lesnar at Super ShowDown and lost. Ricochet teamed up with Cedric Alexander to feud with The Hurt Business. A few months later, Alexander turned on Ricochet and joined the stable.


Ricochet spent a year on RAW and lost championship matches and opportunities. At Draft 2021, they drafted Ricochet to SmackDown. In 2022, Ricochet defeated Sami Zayn with the help of Johnny Knoxville, to become the Intercontinental Champion. On SmackDown, Ricochet defeated Angel and Humberto. He would go on to lose the title to Gunther.


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Championships and Accomplishments


ChampionshipNumber of Times
Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship1
Open the Brave Gate Championship1
Open the Dream Gate Championship1
Open the Triangle Gate Championship1
Open the Twin Gate Championship2
Open the Freedom Gate Championship1
Open the United Gate Championship2
HOG World Heavyweight Championship1
Lucha Underground Championship2
Lucha Underground Trios Championship1
IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship3
NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship3
Undisputed British Tag Team Championship1
WWE United States Championship1
WWE Intercontinental Championship1
NXT North American Championship1
Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic1


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