Popularly known as the Best Flying Wrestler, Trevor Mann is a professional wrestler. You may also know him by his ring name, Ricochet, and better yet, Prince Puma.
Currently, Ricochet is signed with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) under the RAW branch. He is also highly regarded for his time with the famous Japanese professional wrestling promotion New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW).
As King Ricochet, he won the IWGP Junior Heavy Tag Team Championship thrice and the NEVER Openweight 6-Man Tag Championship thrice.
Additionally, he was the winner of the Best of the Super Juniors in 2014 and Super Junior Tag Tournaments in 2015.
Mann is currently only 34 years old, a very young age for a pro wrestler.
He has many years ahead of him, and it will be exciting to see what kind of persona he takes up in the future and what the WWE does with him.
Although we do not know the future, what we do know is Ricochet is an experienced performer and one of the very best at his craft.
Let us look at the career and the life of the pro wrestler through this biography, starting with some quick facts.
|Full Name||Trevor Mann|
|Birth Date||October 11, 1988|
|Birth Place||Alton, Illinois (USA)|
|Residence||Orlando, Florida (USA)|
|Education||Reidland High School, Paducah, Kentucky|
|Age||34 years old|
|Height||5’9″/1.75 m/175 cm|
|Weight||207 lb/94 kg|
|Ring Names||Cameron Locke, Trevor Mann, Helios, King Ricochet, Prince Puma, Ricochet|
|Billed From||Paducah, Kentucky
Boyle Heights, California
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Social Media||Instagram (978k followers), Twitter (373.6k followers)|
|WWE Merch||Action Figure, Trading Card|
|Last Update||February, 2023|
Prince Puma: Early Life, Family, and Education
Ricochet was born Trevor Mann on October 11, 1988, in Alton, Illinois, in the United States of America. The wrestler was born under the zodiac sign Libra.
The sources do not have much detail about his parents or siblings, but there was unfortunate news about her mother’s house caught fire a while back, after which many of the WWE Superstars came forward and donated money.
Likewise, Mann grew up in Paducah, Kentucky, where he attended Reidland High School. He played football during his early high school days.
But later, Puma decided to follow his wrestling dreams and competed in many independent promotions.
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Prince Puma: Body Measurements (Height and Weight)
The wrestler has always been a high flyer, and most of his most famous and important moves involve the wrestling ring ropes and the turnbuckle. At 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm (1.75 m) in height, it is as if he is made for this.
His weight does not act as a barrier either. Although his billed weight is 94 kg or 207 lb, he might weigh less in real life.
Mann has established himself as one of the most innovative high-flying wrestlers ever with a sleek but agile and ripped frame.
Similarly, Puma is bald, and the color of his eyes is dark brown.
Prince Puma: Career
Mann started his career as Ricochet in 2003 at Chaos Pro Wrestling. He competed on the independent circuit before his debut major outing at Insanity Pro Wrestling’s Sacrifice on February 6, 2006.
The independent wrestling promotions he participated in include Dragon Gate Japan Pro-Wrestling, Chikara, Pro-Wrestling Guerilla, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling.
The wrestler made his Chikara debut on June 24, 2006, but was forced to leave. However, Puma returned under the new ring name Helios on October 27 with a new haircut, new attire, and a wrestling mask.
He was then part of a trio named “The Golden Trio” with Hallowicked and Delirious, and then a duo with Dorado named “The Future is Now.”
Prince Puma made his debut for Evolve on January 16, 2010, at their debut show Evolve 1: Ibushi vs. Richards.
Afterward, he made his Dragon Gate USA entering the Dragon 2010 on July 24, 2010. On September 11, he won the Open the United Gate Championship with Cima.
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Pro Wrestling Guerilla
Ricochet made his debut for South Californian promotion Pro Wrestling Guerilla on September 5, 2010.
On August 31, 2014, after several returns to the company, he defeated Johnny Gargano and Roderick Strong in the Finals of Los Angeles 2014. He was granted a shot at the PWG World Championship.
However, the defending champion Kyle O’Reilly successfully defended his title on December 12.
Ricochet won the Battle of Los Angeles again on September 3, 2017, and became the first wrestler to do it twice.
New Japan Pro Wrestling
Ricochet made his NJPW debut on May 22, 2013, in a tag team victory. He then won Best of the Super Juniors in 2014.
Mann also became the number one contender for the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship and became the youngest wrestler ever to win the competition.
Likewise, Ricochet formed “Funky Future” with Ryusuke Taguchi under the banner of Taguchi Japan. But in November 2017, Ricochet announced he had wrestled his final match in Japan.
Mann then signed with El Rey network’s new TV series Lucha Underground and started performing under prince Puma’s new ring name and a masked persona.
In June 2016, he won the Lucha Underground Championship.
Ricochet made his WWE debut at NXT TakeOver in New Orleans, Louisiana, in April 2018. He then won the North American Championship against Adam Cole before losing the title to Jonny Gargano.
He then made his main roster debut with Raw on February 18, 2019, in a tag team victory teaming up with Finn Bálor.
He won the United States Championship on June 23 against Samoa Joe and then lost the title to AJ Styles at Extreme Rules after 21 days.
Moreover, Prince Puma also won the 2019 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic with Aleister Black.
Prince Puma: Relationships, Girlfriend, and Children
Mann is not married yet, but he is in a relationship with fellow professional wrestler Kacy Catanzaro. The couple has been together since 2018.
Kacy is a year younger than the wrestler himself. The couple spends a lot of quality time together and has a lot of fun together as their social media shows. They might engage shortly.
Similarly, Mann also has a son who he calls his best friend. The two spend much time together, be it traveling to the beach, swimming, or practicing new moves.
It will be interesting to see what the future has in store for Kacy, Trevor, and his son.
Prince Puma: Net Worth
Mann has been a professional for a long time now, and although wrestling does not always pay much, the top promotions do pay their top performer’s good money.
Apart from money earned from in-ring action, Mann is a fan favorite and earns a considerable amount from endorsement deals.
As of 2023, he has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
He has performed and competed in New Japan Pro-Wrestling, Chikara, Lucha Underground, Dragon Gate Japan Pro-Wrestling, Dragon Gate USA, WWE, and several other promotions throughout his prolific career.
Prince Puma: Social Media
Ricochet is highly regarded and very famous among wrestling fans and sports enthusiasts alike and has a huge following. He keeps in contact with this following through his social media handles.
He posts his training sessions, travels, and the beautiful moments he spends with his son, girlfriend, and colleagues.
Likewise, Mann is a wrestling lover and holds the friends he has made throughout his career in high regard, evident from his handles.
What are the other ring names of Trevor Mann?
Other than Ricochet and Prince Puma, Trevor also has other ring names. They are Cameron Locke, King Ricochet, Helios, and Príncipe Ali.