In 2018 Tyler Bateman attended the Spring 2018 NJPW LA Dojo Camp, and wrestled with tag partner Brody King against Juice Robinson and David Finlay in the school's showcase. He also debuted for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), wrestling two tag matches during All Star Weekend 14 (Violence Unlimited vs Ring Kampf and Violence Unlimited vs Dezmond Xavier & Zachary Wentz) and wrestling a singles match against Andy Brown at Bask in His Glory.
2018 also saw Bateman's DEFY Wrestling debut in a hardcore match against Tommy Dreamer, as well as his first Ted Petty Invitational, defeating Tripp Cassidy to advance to the second round before losing to Aaron Williams, who won the tournament.
- Finishing and signature moves
- Death From Above
- Est 82
- This Is A Kill
- "The Butcher"
- "The Gawd Damn Man"
- "The King Of The CrossRoads"
Championships and accomplishments
- TPW Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
- XCW Cruiserweight Championship (1 time)