Joaquin Wilde

  • Born: 10/05/1986 in Los Angeles, California
  • Birthname: Michael Paris
  • Height & Weight: 5'7", 170 Ib
Titles Won:
  • TNA X Division Championship (2 times)
  • TNA X Division Championship Tournament (2012)
  • Impact World Tag Team Championship – with Andrew Everett
  • Feast or Fired (2013 – X Division Championship contract)

Paris previously wrestled under the name Zema Ion. He wrestled for independent promotions from 2004 til he was signed by TNA in 2011. He is a former X-Division Champion, and also won the TNA X-Division Tournament in 2012. He changed his ring name to DJ Z in 2014 and aligned himself with The Bromans, Robbie E and Jessie Godderz. He has worked for various other promotions, such as Major League Wrestling, Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide and DDT Pro-Wrestling. In 2019, he started working for WWE in their NXT brand as Joaquin Wilde.

Notable Feuds

vs. Austin Aries

vs. Kenny King

vs. Sonjay Dutt

Other Notable Achievements

AAW Heritage Championship (2 times)

AIW Absolute Championship

AIW Intense Championship

AIW Tag Team Championship – with Shawn Blaze

AIW Battle Bowl (2011)

AIW Todd Pettengill Invitational (2011)

AIW Triple Crown Champion

CWE Undisputed Championship

DDT Takechi Six Man Tag Scramble Cup (2006) – with Kudo and Mikami

FNW Cruiserweight Championship (2 times)

IWA East Coast Zero-G Crown (2008)

IWC Super Indy IX Tournament (2010)

IWC Super Indy Championship (2 times)

IWC Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Jason Gory

IWC World Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

IPW Texas Heavyweight Championship (3 times)

NEPW United States Tag Team Championship – with Jason Gory

RCW Cruiserweight Championship