A.J. Styles

Professional Wrestler
Born Jun 2, 1978

Allen Neal Jones, better known by his ring name A.J. Styles is an American professional wrestler currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). He, James Storm and Jeff Jarrett are the only wrestlers to have worked continuously for the promotion since its first broadcast on June 19, 2002.… Read More

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1977 Birth Born on June 2, 1977.


1996 19 Years Old Jones was born in Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. He grew up in poverty with an abusive, alcoholic father. He attended Johnson High School in Gainesville, Georgia, graduating in the class of 1996. … Read More


1998 - 2001 7 More Events
…  He simultaneously appeared in Ring of Honor (ROH) from 2002–2006, winning the ROH World Tag Team Championship (with Amazing Red) and the ROH Pure Championship.
In 2003, Styles began focusing on the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. … Read More
2004 27 Years Old Styles feuded with Jeff Jarrett and Abyss throughout January, and on February 4, 2004 after Styles demanded a title shot, Jarrett's ally Don Callis forced him to team with Abyss in a match with the NWA World Tag Team Champions, Kevin Northcutt and Legend, which Styles' won, despite being abandoned by Abyss. … Read More
At Final Resolution, Styles won the X Division Championship for a fourth time in an Ultimate X match, defeating Chris Sabin and the reigning champion Petey Williams. Styles faced Christopher Daniels for the first time on January 21, 2005, and after failing to defeat him in ten minutes, qualified for a thirty-minute Iron Man match for the championship at Against All Odds, where Styles defeated Daniels to retain his title after initial tying and going into "sudden death" rules. … Read More


2008 - 2009 3 More Events
2010 33 Years Old 1 More Event
He continued to successfully defend his title against Desmond Wolfe on the December 10 episode of Impact!, against Daniels at at Final Resolution, against Angle on the January 4, 2010 episode of Impact!, and against Tomko, who had been revealed as his mystery attacker, on the January 14 episode of Impact! … Read More
During the following episodes of Impact, Styles and Kazarian, the last two members of Fortune, made it to the finals of the Wild Card Tournament. During the final match against Magnus and Samoa Joe on the January 5, 2012, episode of Impact, Kazarian abandoned Styles and aligned himself with Christopher Daniels, effectively ending Fortune. … Read More
Styles was pinned by James Storm in a three-way number one contenders match for the World Heavyweight Championship at Turning Point, also involving Bobby Roode, preventing him from receiving another title opportunity until Bound for Glory 2013 as per the pre-match stipulation. … Read More
In 2014, he signed with New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) and won the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in his first match with the company, later becoming the leader of Bullet Club. … Read More
In September, Styles made his debut for Chikara, when he teamed with fellow Bullet Club members The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) in the 2015 King of Trios. … Read More
He signed a multi-year contract with WWE fourteen years later in January 2016, making his official debut at that month's Royal Rumble pay-per-view event. … Read More
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