Wrestler Spotlight: Jay Lethal

Photo credit Art D-Moon Photography

Alias – Jay Lethal, JR Lethal, Jamar Cunningham, Hydro, RPM, Black Machismo

Nicknames – ‘Black Machismo’, ‘The Greatest First Generation Wrestler’, ‘The Franchise’

Debut – 2001

Companies Wrestled For –

  • Action Packed Wrestling
  • All Action Wrestling
  • Alternative Wrestling World
  • American Championship Entertainment
  • Awesome Wrestling Entertainment
  • ATTACK! Pro Wrestling
  • Ballpark Brawl
  • Big Time Wrestling (California version)
  • Big Time Wrestling (Massachusetts version)
  • Britannia Wrestling Promotions
  • BSE Pro Wrestling
  • Champion Wrestling Association
  • CHIKARA
  • Combat Zone Wrestling
  • Continental Wrestling Federation
  • Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre
  • The Crash Lucha Libre
  • Defiant Pro Wrestling
  • Defiant Wrestling
  • Discovery Wrestling
  • East Coast Pro Wrestling
  • Family Wrestling Entertainment
  • Federation de Lutte Quebecoise
  • Fight! Nation Wrestling
  • Fight The World Wrestling
  • Five Star Wrestling
  • Florida Underground Wrestling
  • Full Impact Pro
  • FutureShock Wrestling
  • Game Changer Wrestling
  • Great North Wrestling
  • High Impact Wrestling Wildside
  • House Of Glory
  • IMPACT Wrestling
  • Impact Championship Wrestling
  • Impact Zone Wrestling
  • Infinite Promotions
  • Insane Wrestling League
  • International Championship Wrestling
  • International High Powered Wrestling
  • International Wrestling Cartel
  • Israeli Pro Wrestling Association
  • IWA Mid-South
  • Jersey All Pro Wrestling
  • Jersey Championship Wrestling
  • Kamikaze Pro
  • LEGION
  • Lucha Libre USA
  • MCW Pro Wrestling
  • Metro Pro Wrestling
  • Millennium Wrestling Federation
  • National Wrestling Alliance
  • National Wrestling Alliance Bayou Independent Wrestling
  • National Wrestling Alliance Midwest
  • National Wrestling Alliance New Jersey/New York
  • National Wrestling Alliance Pro Wrestling
  • National Wrestling Alliance Shockwave
  • National Wrestling Alliance Wildside
  • National Wrestling Superstars
  • New Horizon Pro Wrestling
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling
  • New School Wrestling
  • New York Wrestling Connection
  • North End Wrestling Alliance
  • North Shore Pro Wrestling
  • Northeast Wrestling
  • Politically Incorrect Wrestling
  • Powerhouse Wrestling
  • Prairie Wrestling Alliance
  • Premier British Wrestling
  • Premiere Wrestling Xperience
  • Preston City Wrestling
  • Pro Wrestling Chaos
  • Pro Wrestling ELITE
  • Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
  • Pro Wrestling Lachine
  • Pro Wrestling Pride
  • Pro Wrestling Syndicate
  • Pro Wrestling WORLD-1
  • Pro Wrestling Xplosion
  • Pro Wrestling ZERO1
  • PWU: Wrestle-Reality
  • Real Warrior Entertainment
  • Reality Of Wrestling
  • Remix Pro Wrestling
  • Revolution Pro Wrestling
  • Ring Of Honor
  • Rock N Wrestle
  • Shropshire Wrestling Alliance
  • SMASH Wrestling
  • Southside Wrestling Entertainment
  • Stars & Stripes Championship Wrestling
  • Tampa Bay Pro Wrestling
  • Target Wrestling
  • Top Of The World Wrestling
  • Top Rope Promotions
  • Traditional Championship Wrestling
  • UKnow Pro Wrestling
  • United Wrestling Coalition
  • United Wrestling Federation
  • Unreal Championship Wrestling
  • Uproar Pro Wrestling
  • Upstate Pro Wrestling
  • USA Xtreme Wrestling
  • Vintage All Star Wrestling
  • Vintage Wrestling
  • Warriors Of Wrestling
  • westside Xtreme wrestling
  • Women Superstars Uncensored
  • World Xtreme Wrestling
  • WrestleJam
  • WrestleZone
  • Wrestling On Fire
  • Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling
  • Xtreme Wrestling Alliance

Titles & Accomplishments –

  • 1x and first ever American Championship Entertainment Tag Team Champion w/Mo Sexton
  • 1x and first ever Big Time Wrestling (Massachusetts version) Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Championship Wrestling Association World Champion
  • 1x Family Wrestling Entertainment Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Family Wrestling Entertainment Tri-Borough Champion
  • 6x IMPACT Wrestling X Division Champion
  • 1x IMPACT Wrestling World Tag Team Champion w/Consequences Creed
  • 1x International High Powered Wrestling United States Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x International High Powered Wrestling Diamond Division Champion
  • 2x Jersey All Pro Wrestling Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Jersey All Pro Wrestling Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Jersey All Pro Wrestling Television Champion
  • 1x Jersey All Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champion w/Azrieal
  • 1x Jersey Championship Wrestling Light Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Jersey Championship Wrestling Television Champion
  • 1x Millennium Wrestling Federation Television Champion
  • 1x Politically Incorrect Wrestling World Champion
  • 1x Prairie Wrestling Alliance Champion
  • 1x Pro Wrestling ELITE Interstate Champion
  • 2x Ring Of Honor World Champion
  • 2x Ring Of Honor World Television Champion
  • 1x Ring Of Honor Pure Champion
  • 1x Ring Of Honor World Tag Team Champion w/Jonathan Gresham
  • 1x Southside Wrestling Entertainment Speed King Champion
  • 1x United Wrestling Coalition United States Champion
  • 1x Unreal Championship Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x Unreal Championship Wrestling United States Heavyweight Champion
  • 1x WrestleZone Tag Team Champion w/Scotty Swift
  • 2003 Game Changer Wrestling Jersey J-Cup Winner
  • 2004 Upstate Pro Wrestling Upstate 8 Tag Team Tournament Winner w/Azrieal
  • 2006 IMPACT Wrestling World X Cup Winner w/Team USA (Sonjay Dutt & The Motor City Machine Guns (Chris Sabin & Alex Shelley))
  • 2006 Wrestling Observer Newsletter Worst Worked Match of the Year (Reverse Battle Royal, IMPACT Wrestling)
  • 2007 IMPACT Wrestling X Division Wrestler of the Year
  • 2008 IMPACT Wrestling Feast Or Fired Winner (IMPACT World Tag Team Championships opportunity)
  • 2009 Jersey All Pro Wrestling Jersey City Rumble Winner
  • 2009 National Wrestling Superstars/Women Superstars Uncensored King & Queen Of The Ring Winner w/Miss April
  • 2011 Ring Of Honor Honor Rumble Winner
  • 2012 Family Wrestling Entertainment Rumble Winner
  • 2012 Ring Of Honor Survival Of The Fittest Winner
  • 2013 Southside Wrestling Entertainment Speed King Winner
  • 2017 Ring Of Honor Feud Of The Year (vs. Silas Young)

Signature Moves –

  • Lethal Injection (Handspring Cutter)
  • Lethal Injection (Belly to Back Suplex dropped into a Neckbreaker)
  • Lethal Injection (Sitout Pumphandle Powerbomb)
  • Lethal Injection II (Diving DDT)
  • Hail to the King (Diving Elbow Drop)
  • Diving Dynamite (Diving Headbutt)
  • Lethal Combination (STO Backbreaker followed by a Reverse STO)
  • Hydroplane (Springboard DDT)
  • That’s All She Wrote (Inverted Air Raid Crash)
  • Figure Four Leglock
  • TKO followed by Hail to the King (Diving Elbow Drop) w/Consequences Creed
  • Lethal Cornette Cutter (Assisted Flying Cutter w/Jonathan Gresham)

Alliances –

  • The Lethal Consequences w/Consequences Creed
  • The Foundation w/Jonathan Gresham, Rhett Titus, Tracy Williams & Josh Woods
  • The House of Truth w/Truth Martini, Donovan Dijak, J Diesel & Taeler Hendrix
  • The Reality Check w/Kevin Matthews, Devon Moore, The Amazing Red, Alex Reynolds, Dave Sturch, Damian Gibbs, Kyle Reynolds, Velvet Sky & Craven Varro
  • Special K w/Angel Dust, Becky Bayless, Brian XL, Dana Dameson, Jody Fleisch, Joey Matthews, Krazy K, Mikey Whipwreck, Slim J, Abyss, Cheech, Cloudy, Deranged, Dixie, Hijinx, Izzy, Lacey, Lit, Mellow, Slugger & Yeyo
  • w/Azrieal
  • w/Mo Sexton
  • w/Scotty Swift
  • w/Sonjay Dutt
  • w/Jerry Lynn
  • w/Kevin Nash
  • PequeΓ±o Halloween
  • w/SoCal Val

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