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Trevor Mann (born October 11, 1988) is an American professional wrestler. Mann is a high-flying wrestler who normally goes by Ricochet, but he is also well known as the masked Helios in Chikara and as Prince Puma, the yellow-masked face of Lucha Underground.

Mann first made his name in CHIKARA in 2006, when, as Ricochet, he got into a memorable feud with Chuck Taylor. Taylor kicked him out of the company a year later, but he returned as Helios a year later. In 2010, Ricochet would start go gain notoriety in promotions like Dragon Gate, Pro Wrestling Guerilla, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling. He became the face of Lucha Underground as the masked luchador Prince Puma, leaving at the end of Season 3 and signing with WWE. He debuted on NXT in early 2018, wrestling as Ricochet, before moving up to SmackDown roughly a year later. He is a one-time NXT North American Champion and a one-time WWE United States Champion.

Mann has won many championships and tournaments during his career, including all four major Dragon Gate titles, the King of Gate tournament, the Lucha Underground title, the Cueto Cup, the NJPW "Best of the Super Juniors" and "Super Juniors Tag Tournament", the PWG Battle of Los Angeles, and the NXT North American Championship.


For more detailed tropes relating specifically to his character as Prince Puma, see his entry on the Lucha Underground Former Roster character page.

"One and Only tropes":

  • Action Dad: He has a son.
  • Animal Motif: As Prince Puma. His mask looks like a jaguar, the sacred big cat of Mexico.
  • Arch-Enemy: As (Prince Puma) Cage, Mil Muertes & Pentagon Dark in Lucha Underground. In WWE NXT The Velveteen Dream, Adam Cole and Johnny Gargano. The OC in the Main Roster.
  • Ascended Extra: Sort of. He went from being an American indy guy associated with Dragon Gate USA (Dragon Gate's American spinoff) to slowly working his way up the card and eventually becoming the first gaijin to hold the Open the Dream Gate Championship, the company's top belt
  • Badass Beard
  • Bald of Awesome
  • Charlie Brown from Outta Town: The whole Helios thing.
  • Cool Mask: The Prince Puma mask's design is reminiscent of a jaguar, the sacred big cat of Mexico. He also has another one he wears with the colours inverted- black with yellow and red trim.
    • His Helios mask is pretty cool too.
  • David vs. Goliath: Against both Cage and Big Ryck on Lucha Underground with him as the David. Against Baron Corbin, Samoa Joe and Drew McIntyre in WWE.
  • Face: On Lucha Underground. Interestingly, he's remained this even though he's being mentored by Konnan, who through most of his late career was anything but. He's drifted closer to a Face–Heel Turn in Season 3 when he adopted Vampiro as his master instead (after Konnan was Killed Off for Real) but this was eventually averted and he remained a Face for his entire run.
  • Finishing Move: The 630 Senton and The Vertigo (A lifting inverted facelock dropped into a Michinoku Driver on the independent circuit or a Cross-Legged Samoan Driver in WWE).
  • The Hero: Possibly the closest thing Lucha Underground has to a protagonist.
  • Heroic Mute: For all of Season 1 and about half of Season 2 of Lucha Underground, Puma didn't say a single word, with his manager Konnan talking for him. Once he finally started talking for himself, he proved to be quite eloquent.
  • I Have the High Ground: If he climbs the ropes and you're on the mat, I hope you enjoy that 630 Senton!
  • Lightning Bruiser: The man is not only lightning quick and inhumanly agile, he's also incredibly strong for his size (capable of pulling our power moves like suplexes and brainbusters even against opponents as big as the Monster Matanza) and takes a hell of a beating to put down!
  • Loser Leaves Town: He was written off Lucha Underground at the end of Season 3 when he lost one of these matches to Pentagon Dark, backstabbed by his supposed master Vampiro.
  • Masked Luchador: Well, duh.
  • Meaningful Name: Prince Puma, with Prince referring to his position as the heir apparent (alluding to both his youth and his bloodline as a descendant of an Aztec tribe) and Puma as another name for the jaguar, the sacred big cat of Mexico.
  • Older Hero Versus Younger Villain: His wrestle against The Velveteen Dream and Adam Cole.
  • Panthera Awesome: Prince Puma's name and mask.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: It's not much of a secret Helios was Ricochet. Prince Puma too, because y'know... tattoos...
  • The Rival: Possibly with Will Ospreay, as arguably the two best high-fliers of their time.
  • Signature Moves: The Running SSP, the Poisoned Frankensteiner, the Spanish Fly, the Fireman's Carry kick... You know what? Just watch this video. The guy has a HELL of an arsenal.
  • Ur-Example: First person to do a 630 in the WWE, despite the move being around for years and at least 2 practitioners being signed before him.

Alternative Title(s): Ricochet


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