Trevor Lee Caddell (born September 30, 1993) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Trevor Lee. He is signed to IMPACT Wrestling where he is a three-time IMPACT X Division Champion and one-time IMPACT World Tag Team Champion with Brian Myers.
After having been trained by Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy, Lee wrestled for various independent promotions, including the original Global Force Wrestling, OMEGA Championship Wrestling and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) before making his national debut for the current incarnation of IMPACT Wrestling (then TNA) in 2015.
Professional wrestling careerEdit
Independent circuit (2007–present)Edit
Lee began his career working for numerous independent promotions, starting with CWF-Mid Atlantic in North Carolina.
Lee has also wrestled for other independent companies, including OMEGA Championship Wrestling, where on May 21, 2015, he won the OMEGA Heavyweight Championship in a triple threat match that included his mentor Matt Hardy. On February 27, 2016, Lee, while wrestling at a CWF Mid-Atlantic event defeated Roy Wilkins in one hour and forty-five minutes (105 minutes) to win the CWF Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship.
At AAW Showdown 2018, Lee defeated DJZ to win the AAW Heritage Championship. On April 7, 2018, Lee unsuccessfully challenged ACH for the AAW Heavyweight Championship.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (2014–present)Edit
He then made his debut with Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) on March 28, 2014, at Mystery Vortex II, losing to Andrew Everett in a three-way match also involving Cedric Alexander. However, Lee received a big push in PWG, defeating the top names of the promotion. On July 26, 2014, at Eleven, Lee picked up a huge upset win by defeating former three-time PWG World Champion, Kevin Steen in Steen's farewell match for the company. Lee was one of 24 participants in the 2014 Battle of Los Angeles tournament. Lee defeated Cedric Alexander in the 1st round and Michael Elgin in the quarter-finals, before ultimately losing to Johnny Gargano in the semi-finals. On October 17, 2014, at Untitled II, Lee defeated the longest reigning PWG World Champion in the title's history, Adam Cole. On December 12, 2014, at Black Cole Sun, Lee defeated yet another former PWG World Champion, Chris Hero. On February 27, 2015, at From Out of Nowhere, Lee received his first shot at the PWG World Championship against Roderick Strong, but was unsuccessful in his attempt. On May 22, 2015 Lee and Andrew Everett won the 2015 DDT4 tournament, defeating the PWG World Tag Team Champions The Beaver Boys (Alex Reynolds & John Silver) in the finals to win the tournament and also the PWG World Tag Team Championship. On June 26, 2015, at Mystery Vortex III, Lee and Everett lost the PWG World Tag Team Championship to The Young Bucks, following outside interference from PWG World Champion, Roderick Strong. On July 24, at Pro Wrestling Guerrilla's 12 year anniversary show, Threemendous IV, Trevor Lee defeated Tommaso Ciampa via Small Package Driver after a hard-hitting match. He entered PWG's Battle Of Los Angeles tournament on the first night defeating Trent?. The second night he teamed up with Biff Busick and Andrew Everett to take on Mount Rushmore 2.0 (The Young Bucks & Super Dragon) on a six-man Guerrilla Warfare match, which his team lost. In the third night he lost in the second round of the tournament against Marty Scurll.
At PWG's All Star Weekend 11, he began to show heel traits such as cheap shotting opponents before matches and insulting the crowd. He achieved victory on both nights defeating Will Ospreay on night one, and Matt Sydal on night two. He entered the 2016 Battle of Los Angeles and made it all the way to the finals, a three-way elimination match where along with Marty Scurll eliminated Will Ospreay before once again tapping to Scurll's crossface chicken wing submission.
On February 18, 2017, at Only Kings Understand Each Other, Lee defeat Cody Rhodes. Following that Lee started a losing streak for the rest of 2017 losing to the likes of Lio Rush, Keith Lee, Chuck Taylor and Ricochet.
Lee later entered into the 2017 edition of the Battle of Los Angeles, getting eliminated in the first round by Donovan Dijak. At PWG All Star Weekend 14, Lee was defeated by Rey Horus on night one but defeated Morgan Webster on night two.
Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT WrestlingEdit
GFW Invasion (2015)Edit
Lee made his Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) debut on the August 12, 2015 episode of Impact Wrestling, where he teamed with Brian Myers as part of Team GFW and lost to The Wolves. On September 2, Lee and Myers defeated The Wolves in a rematch to win the TNA World Tag Team Championship, with help from Sonjay Dutt. The next week on the September 9, they lost the titles to The Wolves. On October 4, at Bound for Glory, Lee and Myers had a rematch for the TNA World Tag Team Championship against The Wolves but were unsuccessful.
The Helms Dynasty (2016–2017)Edit
After a four-month hiatus; on February 2, 2016 edition of Impact Wrestling, Lee defeated Tigre Uno to win the TNA X Division Championship with the help from his new manager Gregory Shane Helms. During his reign, his successfully retain his title against Tigre Uno in a two rematch, DJZ or Eddie Edwards. In April, Andrew Everett joined Helms and Lee, forming The Helms Dynasty. At Slammiversary 2016 he lost his title against Eddie Edwards in a four-way which included Andrew Everett and DJZ. On the June 28 episode of Impact Wrestling he participated in a battle royal for be the number one contender for the X Division Championship, but was eliminated by the winner Braxton Sutter. On the July 5, he participated in an Ultimate X match for the X Division Championship, in a losing effort. At Destination X he lost a ladder match for be the number one contender to the X Division Championship. On the September 22 episode of Impact Wrestling, he wrestled against DJZ for his TNA X Division Championship, in a losing effort. After the match, he and Andrew Everett attacked DJZ but he was saved by Eddie Edwards. At Bound for Glory a match is scheduled between Lee and DJZ but he failed to win the TNA X Division Championship. On the October 6, Trevor Lee and Andrew Everett teamed with Marshe Rockett in a Team X Gold match against DJZ, Braxton Sutter and Mandrews, but lost the match. On the "Total Nonstop Deletion" episode, Lee and Everett entered into the Tag Team Apocalypto match where they were defeated by Matt Hardy and Hurricane Helms. During a TNA taping he defeated DJZ to win the TNA X Division Championship for the second time.
On the April 20, 2017 episode of IMPACT!, Lee lost the X Division Championship to Low-Ki in a Six-Way match which included Andrew Everett, Sonjay Dutt, Dezmond Xavier and Suicide. On the July 6, he attacked then champion Sonjay Dutt after his match with Caleb Konley and stole the X Division Championship, declaring himself the new X Division Champion. He then began "defending" the X Division Championship against handpicked local competitors and even wrestled with the title around his waist.
The Cult of Lee (2017–present)Edit
On the August 17 episode of IMPACT!, Sonjay Dutt retained his title against Trevor Lee after interference from both Caleb Konley and a returning Petey Williams. Konley would form an alliance with Lee, known as The Cult of Lee, where he would help him regain the X Division Championship in a Falls Count Anywhere match on September 14. Lee would go on to recruit former Helms Dynasty teammate Andrew Everett to face Sonjay Dutt, Petey Williams and Matt Sydal on the October 5 episode of IMPACT! in a losing effort. On November 9, Lee would lose the X Division Championship against Taiji Ishimori. In January 2018, Lee and Konley would start a feud against LAX, defeating them on January 11, thus earning a championship match. At the IMPACT Wrestling vs. Lucha Underground show, Lee defeated Marty "The Moth" Martinez.
Lee is the son of Tracey Caddell, a former pro wrestler and promoter who passed away on July 29, 2018.
- Finishing moves
- Orange Crush (Vertical suplex powerbomb)
- Small package driver
- Signature moves
- Bridging deadlifting German suplex
- Collision Course (Fallaway moonsault slam)
- Caveman Punch (Superman punch)
- Football kick to the chest of a standing opponent, from the ring apron
- Karelin lift
- Leaping double foot stomp to a standing opponent
- Mushroom stomp
- Over the shoulder swinging sitout side slam
- Small package
- Gregory Shane Helms
- "The Carolina Caveman"
- "The Technical Savage"
- Entrance themes
- Independent circuit
- "All I Do Is Win" by DJ Khaled feat. Rick Ross, T-Pain, Ludacris and Snoop Dogg
- "E.T." by Katy Perry feat. Kanye West
- "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift
- "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive" by Ruby Friedman Orchestra
- EVOLVE Wrestling
- "Sleeper Spaceborn" by Red Light Riot
- Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT Wrestling
- "Crazy Shadows" by Dale Oliver
- "Dynasty" by Dale Oliver
- Independent circuit
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
- All American Wrestling
- AAW Heritage Championship (1 time, current)
- AAW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Andrew Everett
- Carolina Wrestling Federation Mid-Atlantic
- CWF Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)
- CWF Mid-Atlantic Rising Generation League Championship (1 time)
- CWF Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Chet Sterling
- CWF Mid-Atlantic Television Championship (2 times, current)
- PWI Ultra J Championship (1 time)
- CWF Annual Rumble (2017)
- Kernodle Brothers Tag Team Tournament (2018) - with Chet Sterling
- OMEGA Championship Wrestling
- OMEGA Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
- PWG World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Andrew Everett
- DDT4 (2015) – with Andrew Everett
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated
- PWI ranked him #60 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2016
- Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT Wrestling
- TNA / GFW / IMPACT X Division Championship (3 times)
- TNA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Brian Myers
- Race for the Case (2017 – Blue Case)