Trevor Mann is a 32-year-old professional wrestler from Alton, Illinois. He is currently signed with the WWE and performs on RAW as the wrestler, “Ricochet.”
Mann started his wrestling career in 2003 for the promotion, Chaos Pro Wrestling, under the ring name, Ricochet. He made his first major in-ring appearance for Insanity Pro Wrestling on February 6, 2006.
Before he started wrestling in the WWE, Mann spent many years on the independent circuit. While wrestling for New Japan Pro Wrestling, Mann won the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship three times and was a three-time NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Champion and the winner of the 2014 Best of the Super Juniors and 2015 Super Jr. Tag Tournaments.
For Japanese Dragon Gate, he held Open the Brave, Dream, Triangle, Twin and Freedom Gate Championships once and also won the 2013 King of Gate. Mann also wrestled for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), where he is a former World Champion, and a two time Battle of Los Angeles (BOLA) winner.
Ricochet’s WWE Debut
In 2018, Mann signed with WWE under the name Ricochet and he made his televised debut at NXT TakeOver: New Orleans competing in a ladder match to crown the first ever NXT North American Champion. Ricochet lost to Adam Cole .
Later that same year at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV, he won the NXT North American Championship by defeating Adam Cole. At NXT TakeOver: WarGames, Ricochet teamed with Pete Dunne and the War Raiders in a winning effort against The Undisputed Era.
In 2019, Ricochet lost the NXT North American Championship at NXT TakeOver: Phoenix to Johnny Gargano. He then formed a tag team with Aleister Black and they won the 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. At this time he was also teaming with Aleister Black on SmackDown and RAW. Ricochet and Black had their last NXT match at NXT TakeOver: New York losing an NXT Tag Team Championship match to the War Raiders.
The next night at WrestleMania 35, Ricochet had his first WrestleMania match teaming with Aleister Black in a 4 team tag team match for the SmackDown Tag Team Championships. The match also featured Rusev and Shinsuke Nakamura, The Bar, and The Usos who won the match.
Ricochet Drafted to RAW
Ricochet was drafted to Monday Night RAW in 2019 as part of the Superstar Shake-Up. At Stomping Grounds on June 23, Ricochet defeated Samoa Joe to win the United States Championship, his first singles title on the main roster. Ricochet’s reign lasted 21 days before he lost the title to A.J. Styles at Extreme Rules.
In January 2020, Ricochet participated in his first Royal Rumble match at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view, but was eliminated by the eventual winner Drew McIntyre. On February 3, he defeated Bobby Lashley and Seth Rollins in a triple threat match to earn a WWE Championship match against Brock Lesnar at Super ShowDown. At ShowDown, Ricochet was quickly defeated by Lesnar in under two minutes.
In April 2020, Ricochet formed a tag team with Cedric Alexander and defeated Oney Lorcan and Danny Burch at their in-ring debut. They lost the following week on RAW to the Viking Raiders.
Career Championships and Accomplishments
- Young Lions Cup V (1 time)
- DDT Pro-Wrestling
- Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship (1 time)
- Dragon Gate
- Open the Brave Gate Championship (1 time)
- Open the Dream Gate Championship (1 time)
- Open the Triangle Gate Championship (1 time)
- Open the Twin Gate Championship (2 times)
- King of Gate (2013)
- Dragon Gate USA
- Open the Freedom Gate Championship (1 time)
- Open the United Gate Championship (2 times)
- House of Glory
- HOG World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- HOG World Heavyweight Championship Tournament (2014)
- Insanity Pro Wrestling
- IPW Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- IPW Super Junior Heavyweight Tournament (2010)
- Lucha Underground
- Lucha Underground Championship (2 times)
- Lucha Underground Trios Championship (1 time)
- Aztec Warfare I
- The Cueto Cup (2017)
- New Japan Pro-Wrestling
- IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (3 times)
- NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Team Championship (3 times)
- Best of the Super Juniors (2014)
- Super Jr. Tag Tournament (2015)
- Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
- PWG World Championship (1 time)
- Battle of Los Angeles (2014, 2017)
- Revolution Pro Wrestling
- Undisputed British Tag Team Championship (1 time)
- World Series Wrestling
- WSW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)
- WWE United States Championship (1 time)
- NXT North American Championship (1 time)
- NXT Year-End Award for Breakout Star of the Year (2018)
- Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic (2019)