He lost his mask in a Career vs. Title match against Johnny Mundo at the end of Season 3 of Lucha Underground. He did his last match with NJPW and Dragon Gate last November and waved goodbye to Pro Wrestling Guerilla a few days ago. Trevor Mann, aka Prince Puma, aka Ricochet, aka Helios, has been preparing his signing with WWE slowly but surely for a few months now. WWE made it official today announcing Mann joined WWE Performance Center.
— WWE NXT (@WWENXT) January 16, 2018
Ricochet has been in the business for 14 years and has captured Championships on 3 separate continents. Mann worked with EVOLVE, CHIKARA, Dragon Gate USA, Lucha Underground, Rev Pro in UK, World Series Wrestling in Australia, among many others. Mann has twice won Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s annual Battle of Los Angeles tournament. He is only the second American in history to win NJPW’s Best of the Super Juniors tournament (The first was WWE Hall of Famer Eddie Guerrero).
One of the greatest high-flyers in the wrestling business today, Mann brings an astonishing assortment of aerial moves to the ring, like a double-moonsault or his signature 630° senton that remains some of the most potent weapons in his arsenal. Mann, who credits Guerrero, Rey Mysterio and The Rock as three of his in-ring influences, was inspired to pursue sports-entertainment after watching The Great One and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin do battle at WrestleMania XV.
Ricochet is expected to make his debut with NXT very soon. Other arrivals are expected to be announced this week, including Hanson and Rowe, known as War Machine in ROH, and independent wrestler and Mae Young Classic Tournament participant, Candice La Rae