Jake Atlas

Jake Atlas makes his NXT TV debut

Jake Atlas made his NXT television debut on tonight’s episode of NXT TV on USA Network. The 2019 Southern California Wrestler of the Year was defeated by Dexter Lumis by submission in his television debut.


WWE officially announces signings of Jake Atlas and Mercedes Martinez

WWE officially confirmed the signings of Santino Bros. Wrestling Academy alumni and 2017 Southern California Rookie of the Year Jake Atlas (real name Kenny Marquez) and current AWS Heavyweight Champion Mercedes Martinez (real name Jazmin Benitez) earlier today. Both wrestlers have already reported to…



Jake Atlas- A Superstar in the Making

It likely didn’t come as a surprise to any independent wrestling fan when the news broke recently that Jake Atlas has signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is scheduled to report to the Performance Center in January. If you…


Jake Atlas signs with WWE

We can confirm that Jake Atlas, real name Kenny Marquez, has signed a developmental contract with WWE and will be reporting the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, FL in early January.


Rankings for September 2019

Rankings for September are out and Jake Atlas was named the Wrestler of the Month. Atlas’ match with Jungle Boy from night two of PWG’s Battle of Los Angeles was named Match of the Month. Click for the full rankings.


Rankings for June 2019

Rankings for June have been released and Jake Atlas was named the Southern California Wrestler of the Month. Jake Atlas defeating Trey Miguel to retain the PCW Ultralight Championship was named the Match of the Month. Click for June’s complete…


Pride is Forever

Around the world, the month of June is widely recognized as Pride Month — a month filled with celebration and festivity for those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. Because of its growth in popularity over the…


Rankings for May 2019

Rankings for May are in, and for the fourth time in 2019 Jake Atlas has been named the Southern California Wrestler of the Month. Jeff Cobb defeating Jonathan Gresham at PWG’s Mystery Vortex VI has been named May’s Southern California…


Rankings for March 2019

There have been 217 monthly rankings in SCU history and no wrestler has ever been named Wrestler of the Month four times in a row… until now. Jake Atlas has been named March’s Southern California Wrestler of the Month marking…


Rankings for February 2019

The rankings for February have been released and Jake Atlas has been named Wrestler of the Month for the third consecutive month. This is only the third time since 2001 that a wrestler has won Wrestler of the Month three…


Rankings for January 2019

Rankings for January 2019 are out and Jake Atlas has been named the Southern California Wrestler of the Month. Bandido defeating ACH on the January 18 PWG event was named the Match of the Month. Click for full January 2019…



Rankings for December 2018

December 2018’s rankings have been released and Jake Atlas has been named the Southern California Wrestler of the Month. Shane Strickland versus Penta El Zero M from the December 7 PCW Ultra event was named match of the month. Click…