Aug 27, 2009 - by Steve Gerweck
Real name: Allen Jones
Weight: 215 lbs.
Date of birth: June 2, 1977
From: Gainesville, GA
Pro debut: February 15, 1999
Trained at: NCW Training School
Finishing move: Styles Clash
- On January 8, 2000, Styles defeated K-Krush (Ron Killings) to capture the NWA Wildside Television title.
- Styles regained the NWA Wildside television title on January 6, 2001, when he defeated Air Paris in Cornelia, GA.
- Prior to the sale of WCW to WWF, Styles had a brief stint on WCW’s talent roster.
- Styles defeated Rick Michaels on December 22, 2001 to win the NWA Wildside/Georgia Heavyweight title.
- On April 13, 2002, Styles pinned Nova on the World Wrestling All-Stars “Eruption” PPV to win the WWA Cruiserweight title.
- On June 19, 2002, Styles became the first X division champion on TNA’s debut on PPV in Huntsville, AL.
- Styles and Jerry Lynn won a single night four team tag tournament on July 3, 2002 to claim the NWA World Tag Team title.
- Styles eventually turned heel and hired a manager, Mortimer Plumtree.
- Styles regained the X division title on October 23, 2002 by defeating Syxx-Pac in Nashville, AL.
- On January 25, 2003, Styles defeated Amazing N8 Mattson to win IWR KOI title in Sterling Height, MI.
- On March 15, 2003, Styles and the Amazing Red defeated Christopher Daniels and Xavier to capture the ROH (Ring of Honor) Tag Team title in Cambridge, MA.
- Styles won a three way match over Jeff Jarrett and Raven on June 11, 2003 to capture the NWA World Heavyweight title.
- On September 12, 2003, Styles defeated Daniels and Chris Sabin in Ft. Lauderdale, FL to capture the Maximum Pro Wrestling Television title.
- Styles defeated Jonny Storm on September 27, 2003 in Helsinki, Finland to retain the NWA title.
- On February 4, 2004, Styles and Abyss defeated the Red Shirt Security (Kevin Northcutt and Joe E. Legend) for the NWA World Tag Team title.
- On February 14, 2004, Styles pinned CM Punk to win the Pure Wrestling Tournament and the Pure Wrestling title in Braintree, MA.
- Styles defeated Jeff Jarrett on April 21, 2004 in a “steel cage” match to capture the NWA world Heavyweight title in Nashville, TN.
- Styles defeated Frankie Kazarian on June 9, 2004 in Nashville to regain the X Division title.
- On August 14, 2004, Styles defeated Sabu and Teddy in a TLC match to win the Natural title in Buffalo, NY.
- Styles defeated James Tighe on November 13, 2004 in Coventry, England in a 30 minute “iron man” match.
- Styles, Randy Savage and Jeff Hardy defeated Jeff Jarrett, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall at the Turning Point PPV.
- At the 2005 Final Resolution PPV in Orlando, Styles defeated Petey Williams and Chris Sabin in an “Ultimate X match” to recapture the X Division title.
- Styles defeated Christopher Daniels at the Against All Odds PPV in a 30-minute “Iron Man” match to retain the X Division title.
- On April 2, 2005 in Los Angeles, LA, Styles defeated Super Dragon to capture the PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerilla) title.
- At the 2005 Lockdown PPV, Styles defeated Abyss in a “six sides of steel cage” match to become the number one contender for the NWA title.
- At the 2005 Hard Justice PPV, Styles defeated Jeff Jarrett to regain the NWA title in Orlando.
- At the 2005 No Surrender PPV, Styles defeated Sean Waltman.
- Styles pinned Matt Hardy on July 29, 2005 in Monroeville, PA.
- At the 2005 Unbreakable PPV in Orlando, Styles defeated Daniels and Samoa Joe to regain the X Division title for the fifth time.
- Styles defeated Daniels 1-0 in a 30-minute “Iron Man” match at Bound for Glory.
- At Genesis ’05, Styles pinned Petey Williams to retain the X-division title.
- On December 29, 2005 in Tokyo, Styles defeated Petey Williams.
- At the 2006 Final Resolution, Styles defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi of New Japan Pro Wrestling.
- At Lockdown ’06, Team Sting (Sting, Rhino, Styles and Ron Killings) defeated Team Jarrett (Jeff Jarrett, Scott Steiner and America’s Most Wanted) in a “lethal lottery” match.
- Styles and Christopher Daniels defeated America’s Most Wanted at Slammiversary ’06 in Orlando to capture the NWA World Tag Team title.
- At Victory Road ’06, Styles, Daniels, and Sirelda defeated Gail Kim and America’s Most Wanted.
- Styles and Daniels defeated LAX (Homicide and Hernandez) at Hard Justice ’06 to retain the NWA World Tag Team title.
- On October 24, 2006 in Orlando, Styles defeated Chris Sabin to regain the X-division title.
- Styles defeated Rhino at the 2006 Turning Point PPV.
- At Against All Odds ’07, Styles defeated Rhino in a “Motor City chain match.”
- Styles defeated Rhino in an “elevation X” match at Destination X.
- At No Surrender ’07, Styles and Tomko won a 10-team gauntlet match.
- At Bound for Glory ’07 in Duluth, GA, Styles and Tomko defeated Team Pacman to capture the TNA World Tag Team titles.
- Styles and Tomko defeated the Steiner Brothers to retain the TNA World Tag Team titles at Genesis ’07.
- On December 20, 2007, Styles defeated Senshi at a IGF show in Tokyo, Japan.
- At Final Resolution ’08, Styles and Tomko defeated Samoa Joe and Kevin Nash.
- At Against All Odds ’08, Styles and Tomko defeated BG James and “Bullet” Bob Armstrong.
- Styles defeated Kurt Angle at Slammiversary ’08.
- Styles defeated Booker T at Destination X ’09 in Orlando, FL to capture the TNA Legends title.
- At Lockdown ’09, Team Jarrett (Jarrett, Samoa Joe, AJ Styles and Christopher Daniels) defeated Team Angle (Kurt Angle, Booker T, Kevin Nash, and Scott Steiner) in a lethal lockdown cage match.
- At Sacrifice ’09, Styles defeated Booker T in an “I Quit” match.
- Styles defeated Kurt Angle, Matt Morgan, Sting and Hernandez at No Surrender ’09 in Orlando, FL to capture the TNA World Heavyweight title.
- At Bound for Glory ’09, Styles defeated Sting to retain the TNA title.
- Styles defeated Daniels and Samoa Joe at Turning Point ’09.
- At Final Resolution ’09, Styles defeated Daniels to retain the TNA title.
- At Genesis ’10, Styles defeated Kurt Angle.
- Styles (with Ric Flair) defeated Samoa Joe to retain the TNA title at Against All Odds ’10.
- At Destination X ’11, Styles defeated Christopher Daniels.
- At Bound for Glory ’11, Styles defeated Daniels in an “I Quit” match.
- At Slammiversary ’12 in Arlington, TX, Styles and Kurt Angle defeated Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian for the TNA Tag Team titles.
- At Destination X ’12, Styles defeated Christopher Daniels in a “last man standing” match.
- At Hardcore Justice ’12, Styles defeated Christopher Daniels, Samoa Joe and Kurt Angle in a “ladder” match.