WWE officially confirms signing of former NJPW and Lucha Underground star Ricochet


WWE.com announced on Tuesday that Ricochet, a former New Japan Pro Wrestling and Lucha Underground star, has signed a deal with the company.

Ricochet is scheduled to be reporting to NXT and the Performance Center, along with other signees that will be announced over the coming days by WWE.

He finished up his remaining independent dates this past weekend at the PWG event in California and had finished up dates towards the end of 2017 with New Japan and Lucha Underground before his signing with WWE.

Ricochet has worked with most of the big independents throughout the course of his career, including the WWN family of promotions, CZW, Beyond Wrestling and several tours of the Dragon Gate promotion in Japan. Under the Prince Puma character, he was heavily featured in the first three seasons of Lucha Underground.