PADUCAH, KY — For 15 years Paducah native Trevor ‘Ricochet’ Mann made his way through the professional wrestling ranks from the independents to the World Wrestling Entertainment.
Then on Monday of last week, Mann fulfilled a lifelong dream, a made his debut on WWE’s flagship show ‘Monday Night Raw.’
Mann first signed with the company in January of 2018 and wrestled on WWE’s developmental brand, NXT.
To celebrate his achievement, over 60 of Mann’s family, friends and biggest fans surprised the 30-year old with a celebration party.
“This was beyond amazing,” Mann said. “It was awesome. I got to see family, friends, people I haven’t seen in a long time. I was honestly surprised when I walked in, this was great. It just makes you happy to see that many people care. Whether it is close friends you have known since you were three years old or people maybe you have never met, it is just cool that you can inspire so many people. Doesn’t matter where you are from, you can live your dream.”
Mann said he will wrestle on both Monday Night Raw and WWE’s Smackdown until this years WrestleMania, when he will be designated to one of the two shows.
Check out the full interview below: