The string of WWE releases continue as TJP is no longer under contract with the WWE.
On Friday afternoon, WWE confirmed the departure of TJP (TJ Perkins) when they issued the following statement announcing the news:
WWE has come to terms on the release of Theodore Perkins (TJP).https://t.co/ah2u11ABBk
— WWE (@WWE) February 22, 2019
He signed with WWE back in 2016 where he would defeat Fred Yehi at Evolve 61 to qualify for WWE’s Cruiserweight Classic tournament. The tournament began on June 23 and he would go onto win it by beating Gran Metalik to win the inaugural WWE Cruiserweight Classic and the WWE Cruiserweight Championship. Perkins lost the title to Brian Kendrick in a rematch at Hell in a Cell.