|J. R. Kratos|
|Born||June 20, 1982|
Pacifica, California, United States
|Professional wrestling career|
|Billed height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Billed weight||286 lb (130 kg)|
|Debut||February 26, 2012|
J. R. Kratos (born June 20, 1982) is an American professional wrestler. He currently appears for New Japan Pro-Wrestling, where he is a member of Team Filthy. He also wrestled for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) where he is a former holder of the NWA World Tag Team Championship.
On November 11, 2020, Aron Stevens and Kratos defeated Eli Drake and James Storm to win the NWA World Tag Team Championship. On June 6, at When Our Shadows Fall, Stevens and Kratos successfully defended their titles in a three-way tag team match against The War Kings (Jax Dane and Crimson) and Strictly Business (Thom Latimer and Chris Adonis). On August 29, at the NWA 73rd Anniversary Show, they lost the titles to La Rebelión (Bestia 666 and Mecha Wolf 450). On December 4, at Hard Times 2, Stevens and Kratos failed to beat The OGK (Matt Taven and Mike Bennett) for the ROH World Tag Team Championship.
Main article: Team Filthy
On November 6, 2020 episode of NJPW Strong, Kratos made his NJPW debut teaming with Rust Taylor to defeat Jeff Cobb and Rocky Romero. During the match Tom Lawlor was spotted by Kevin Kelly. Before Lawlor's match with Fred Rosser, it was confirmed that he aligned himself with Kratos and Taylor forming the New Japan version of Team Filthy. Lawlor stated that he teamed up with Kratos and Taylor because he was looking for a fight team that would be the strongest ever seen. Just one week after their formation, Danny Limelight would turn on Romero and join Team Filthy. Together, Team Filthy was victorious against Cobb, Romero, Rosser, and P. J. Black in an eight-man tag team match.