TJ Perkins

  • Born: 09/03/1984 in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Birthname: Theodore James Perkins
  • Height & Weight: 5'10", 167 Ib
Titles Won:
  • WWE Cruiserweight Champion
  • WWE Cruiserweight Classic Tournament (2016)
  • TNA X Division Championship
  • TNA X Division Championship Tournament (2013)

In WWE he performed as TJP (an abbreviation from his former ring name of T.J. Perkins) and was the inaugural WWE Cruiserweight Champion, as well as the winner of the WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament. In TNA he is a former TNA X Division Champion, using the ring name Manik, which is based on the Suicide gimmick. He also worked on the independent circuit, sometimes under his TJP ring name, or under a mask as Puma (also stylized as PUMA).

Other Notable Achievements: APW Worldwide Internet Championship, AWS Light Heavyweight Championship (2 times), EWF Tag Team Championship – with Liger Rivera, NWA Heritage Championship, UIWA Lightweight Championship, UWA Canadian Championship