Word going around the WWE Performance Center is that top indie star Ricochet (Lucha Underground’s Prince Puma) will be starting with the company in January. No word yet on when he would make his WWE NXT roster debut but there have been rumors of WWE signing him for a while now. PWInsider notes that Impact Wrestling tried to sign Ricochet but they couldn’t make a… Read More Ricochet Coming To WWE NXT In January?
A possible WWE debut for Ricochet has been rumored for some time, most recently earlier this month. Ricochet recently gave an emotional interview after NJPW King of Pro Wrestling, which was said to feel like a goodbye. His Lucha Underground contract is expected to expire on or around January 16 and he’s previously hinted that he wants to… Read More Ricochet Not Taking Any Independent Dates After January, WWE Royal Rumble Debut Possible
Source: Pro Wrestling Sheet Prince Puma, aka Ricochet, has reportedly turned down a new contract with Lucha Underground … but it’s still a mystery as to when he’d be allowed to work elsewhere. According to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Puma was offered a “lucrative deal” to return to the series following Season 3 but recently made a decision… Read More Prince Puma Reportedly Turns Down New Lucha Underground Contract
Source: WrestlingINC Dave Meltzer noted on this week’s Wrestling Observer Radio that there have been talks of possibly recasting Prince Puma on Lucha Underground in the event that Ricochet leaves the company. It’s also been said that Ricochet was made a large offer to remain there.
Source: Wrestling News Post Ricochet has told indie promoters that he isn’t taking any booking dates after June. He has been rumored to join WWE NXT, and it appears that he will be joining the company. However, one source told Dave Meltzer that WWE NXT may end up being where he eventually winds up but… Read More Ricochet headed to WWE soon?
Prince Puma became the first ever Lucha Underground World Champion by winning the 20 Luchadore Aztec Warfare Match. Prince Puma survived the other 19 Luchadores in the anything goes elimination style match. Puma pinned Johnny Mundo to earn the win & championship.