Former WWE champ TJ Perkins headlines PWR: Homecoming

By Dugout Philippines

MANILA—Sparks will fly when the world’s best Filipino pro wrestlers come home and clash this October at PWR Homecoming, the biggest wrestling event in the country to date.

Two top Pinoy grapplers in former WWE and current Impact Wrestling and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) star “The Fil-Am Flash” TJ Perkins, better known through his ring name TJP, and NJPW and Ring of Honor (ROH) star “Mr. Athletic” Jeff Cobb will be flying home to wrestle in the premier Philippine wrestling company’s historic event on Oct. 12 at the ABS-CBN Vertis Tent in Quezon City.

TJP, a former WWE Cruiserweight Champion, winner of the inaugural WWE Cruiserweight Classic, and former Impact Wrestling X Division Champion, is set to face off against former PWR and Philippine Excellence Champion “The Senyorito” Jake de Leon, as announced on PWR Live: Championship Spirit last July.

Cobb, a former NJPW NEVER Openweight Champion, ROH Television Champion, and Lucha Underground Champion, announced his participation in PWR Homecoming at PWR Renaissance 2019 last Aug. 25.

Also announced for PWR Homecoming is former PWR Champion “Beautiful” Billy Suede, who was last seen in the promotion in 2017.

“We’re committed to advancing the Philippine wrestling scene the best way we can, and there’s no better way to do that than to bring home some of the world’s most famous Filipino talent,” said PWR president Red Ollero.

“TJP and Jeff Cobb, as well as other international Filipino wrestlers, have long expressed a desire to wrestle in their home country, and we’re also happy to give them that opportunity for themselves and the Pinoy fans as well,” he added.

Tickets for PWR Homecoming are already available at, starting at PHP1,499 for Bronze, PHP1,999 for Silver, PHP 2,499 for Gold, and PHP3,499 for Gold seats with limited meet and greet passes.

PWR Homecoming is presented by ABS-CBN Vertis Tent, Mow’s Group, NetworkRentals, Set & Stage, Cherifer Premium, Immunomax, Redjuice, Red Horse Beer, Casino Filipino, Eurotel, Mary Kay Cosmetics, and Immerse.

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