Theodore James Perkins (born September 3, 1984) better known by the ring name T.J.
Perkins or TJP, is an American professional wrestler, currently working primarily on the independent circuit.
He has also recently worked for Impact Wrestling and New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW).
In his first Impact Wrestling tenure, he is a former TNA X Division Champion, where he used the ring name Manik, a spin-off of the Suicide.
He is also known for his time with WWE.
In WWE, he is the inaugural WWE Cruiserweight Champion, as well as the winner of the WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament.
He also worked on the independent circuit as T.J.
Perkins, TJP, or under a mask as Puma (also stylized as PUMA).