Jay Lethal

  • Born: 04/29/1985 in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • Birthname: Jamar Shipman
  • Height & Weight: 5'10, 225 Ib
Titles Won:
  • ROH World Championship (2 times)
  • ROH Pure Championship
  • ROH World Television Championship (2 times)
  • Third ROH Triple Crown Champion
  • TNA World Tag Team Championship – with Consequences Creed
  • TNA X Division Championship (6 times)

Dubbed “The Franchise” of Ring of Honor, Lethal holds the record for most combined days with the ROH World Championship in company history. He is the first (and so far only) African-American to hold the ROH World Championship. He was also a record-setting two-time and longest reigning ROH World Television Champion, holding the title for 567 days, and the only man to hold the World Television Championship concurrently with the World Championship.

He is also known for his work in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as “Black Machismo”, where he was a six-time X Division Champion and a one-time World Tag Team Champion with Consequences Creed.

Notable Feuds

vs. Steve Corino

vs. Low-Ki

vs. The Embassy

vs. Samoa Joe

vs. Sonjay Dutt

vs. Johnny Devine

w/ Consequences Creed vs. Motor City Machine Guns

vs. Ric Flair & Fortune

vs. Tommaso Ciampa

vs. Jay Briscoe

Other Notable Achievements

ACE Tag Team Championship – with Mo Sexton

BTW Heavyweight Championship

FWE Heavyweight Championship

FWE Tri-Borough Championship

FWE Rumble (2012)

IHPW Diamond Division Championship

IHPW United States Heavyweight Championship

JAPW Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

JAPW Light Heavyweight Championship

JAPW Tag Team Championship – with Azrieal

JAPW Television Championship

Jersey City Rumble (2009)

JCW Light Heavyweight Championship

JCW Television Championship

Jersey J-Cup (2003)

MWF Television Championship

WSU/NWS King and Queen of the Ring (2009) – with Miss April

PIW World Championship

PWE Interstate Championship

ROH Honor Rumble (2011)

ROH Survival of the Fittest (2012)

SWE Speed King Championship

Speed King (2013)

TNA Feast or Fired (2008 – World Tag Team Championship contract)

World X Cup (2006) – with Chris Sabin, Sonjay Dutt and Alex Shelley

X Division Wrestler of the Year (2007)

UWC United States Championship

UCW United States Heavyweight Championship

UCW World Heavyweight Championship

Wrestlezone Tag Team Championship – with Scotty Swift