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TJP On What He Told Vince McMahon Before Leaving WWE

TJP has been wrestling since he was 13 and his career of over two decades the high flying star has wrestled for many big promotions including Impact Wrestling, NJPW, ROH and more. Though the run that got him the most recognization is his time with WWE which started with winning...

NJPW Announces Super J-Cup 2020 Lineup

New Japan Pro-Wrestling recently announced that they would be holding their Super J-Cup, a sporadically held junior heavyweight tournament, in the United States. This tournament will include both NJPW wrestlers who are unable to travel to Japan due to COVID-19 restrictions, and non-NJPW-affiliated wrestlers. This eight-man tournament will take place...

TJP Reflects On Competing In NJPW’s Super J-Cup Tournament

TJP has opened up about how important New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s Super J-Cup tournament is to him, calling it his own “WrestleMania moment.” He also reflected on his time in NJPW's training dojo, and praised their resident “Ace”, Hiroshi Tanahashi, who he believes is the Babe Ruth of the promotion....

NJPW Super Junior Tag League 2019 Teams, Schedule Announced

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced the lineup for 2019's Super Junior Tag League. The Super Junior Tag League is an annual tournament of junior heavyweight tag teams. This year's tournament will feature eight teams competing in a single block, round-robin format, as it has since last year. All teams...

TJP Reveals He Got An Offer From Bellator

Not many would see former WWE Cruiserweight Champion TJP as a potential MMA fighter and as it turns out, the former WWE Star was also very surprised when he got an offer for an MMA fight. The former Champion recently spoke to WrestlingInc and during the interview; he revealed that he was...

NJPW Super J-Cup 2019 Full Field and Schedule Announced

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced the full lineup and schedule for their Super J-Cup 2019. The Super J-Cup 2019 will be a single-elimination tournament between 16 junior heavyweight wrestlers. It is an historic tournament having taken place on an inconsistent basis since 1994, but this will be the first...

TJP Discusses How The Cruiserweight Division And X-Division Have Impacted Pro Wrestling

Former WWE 205 Live Superstar, and current Impact Wrestling star, TJP has experience competing for WWE's Cruiserweight Division as well as Impact's X-Division. Speaking with the WINCLY podcast, TJP opened up about his time in these divisions, and what they each offered pro wrestling. "I always thought that the X-Division affected...

NJPW announces TJP, Dragon Lee & SHO for Super J-Cup 2019

New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced the first three entrants for their 2019 Super J-Cup. This year's Super J-Cup will be a sixteen-participant, three day junior heavyweight tournament. The three known participants are: TJPDragon LeeSHO TJP has a history with New Japan Pro-Wrestling, having trained in the original American dojo in Santa...

TJP Reveals How It Was To Work With Vince McMahon

There are a lot of stories about Vince McMahon not being receptive to ideas from stars and yelling at people. However, the former Cruiserweight Champion TJP had a different experience while working with the boss. The former WWE Star recently had an interview with WrestlingInc where he talked openly about...

TJP Reveals Details Of His WWE Contract

TJP competed in the Inaugural Cruiserweight Classic Tournament in 2016 and he was named the first ever Cruiserweight Champion when he won the competition. He then went on to compete in Raw and then in 205 Live for almost 3 years and after his release from the company in February earlier this...

WWE Announcer Drops F-Bomb During WWE Stream, TJP Gets First Post-WWE Bookings

WWE Announcer Drops F-Bomb WWE premiered their watch-along feature during this past weekend's Fastlane pay-per-view (PPV). Stars like WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix, D-Von Dudley, The New Day, The IIconics, Christian, and many more made appearances. Fans got to see WWE stars' live reactions as the show progressed. The stream was broadcasted...

Reason For Recent WWE Releases Revealed

As we reported earlier this week TJP, WWE Hall of Famer Arn Anderson, Tye Dillinger, and Hideo Itami were all released from their WWE contracts. Itami had publicly announced that we would be leaving. Dillinger also made some comments this week on social media confirming his release. There appears to be some reasoning for...

TJP Sets The Record Straight On His WWE Release

TJ Perkins was among several WWE wrestlers released from the company on Friday. The former Cruiserweight Champion was vocal about his frustrations in recent weeks, but was gracious to WWE after his departure. Perkins has been tweeting about the situation and provides more details on what led to him leaving...

WWE Releases Hideo Itami, TJP, Tye Dillinger, Arn Anderson

WWE announced a wave of talent releases on Friday afternoon. In separate 1-line statements at WWE.com, the company stated it has "come to terms on the release" of Hideo Itami, TJP and Tye Dillinger. Itami reportedly asked for his release late last month after nearly five years with WWE. https://twitter.com/HideoItami/status/1099054847565926406 Cruiserweight Classic winner TJ...

Two More WWE Stars Released From Company

Two more WWE stars have been granted their releases from the company today (Fri. February 22, 2019). WWE announced that they have come to terms on the release of former Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins and 205 Live star Hideo Itami. WWE did not wish either man good luck in...