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Austin Aries Timeline

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Austin Aries Timeline

Austin Aries

© 2011 TNA Entertainment, LLC.

The following is a timeline of the TNA and Ring of Honor careers of Austin Aries. Listed is every TNA 3-hour PPV match (excluding battle royals in which he was not involved in the ending) and title change that he has been involved in. Bolded items represent title victories while italicized items represent title losses. Please note that during his first run in TNA, he was known as Austin Starr.

2004
12/26 – beat Samoa Joe to win the Ring of Honor World Championship

2005
6/15 – lost the Ring of Honor World Championship to CM Punk
8/14 Sacrifice – lost to Christopher Daniels
9/11 Unbreakable – beat Roderick Strong
11/13 Genesis - Elimination X Match: Samoa Joe, Chris Daniels, Alex Shelley, & Roderick Strong beat Austin Aries, Sonjay Dutt, Chris Sabin, & Matt Bentley
12/11 Turning Point – w/Matt Bentley beat Alex Shelley & Roderick Strong
12/17 – w/Roderick Strong won the Ring of Honor Tag Team Championship from Tony Mamaluke & Sal Rinuaro

2006
1/15 Final Resolution – w/Alex Shelley & Roderick Strong beat Chris Sabin, Matt Bentley, & Sonjay Dutt
2/12 Against All Odds – w/Roderick Strong lost to The Naturals
9/16 – w/Roderick Strong lost the Ring of Honor Tag Team Championship to The Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli)
10/22 Bound for Glory – Austin Starr won the Kevin Nash Open Invitational Gauntlet Battle Royal
11/19 Genesis – w/Alex Shelley lost to Ron Killings & Lance Hoyt
12/10 Turning Point – Senshi beat Jay Lethal, Sonjay Dutt, Austin Starr, & Alex Shelley in an Elimination Match

2007
1/14 Final Resolution – lost to Alex Shelley in the Final Round of the Paparazzi Championship Series
2/11 Against All Odds – lost to Senshi
3/11 Destination X – lost to Senshi in a Cross Face Chicken Wing Match
4/15 Lockdown – lost to Senshi in a Steel Cage Match where Bob Backlund was the special guest referee

2009
6/13 – beat Ring of Honor World Champion Jerry Lynn & Tyler Black to win the title

2010
2/13 – lost the Ring of Honor World Championship to Tyler Black

2011
7/10 Destination X – beat Low Ki, Jack Evans, & Zema Ion to earn a contract with TNA Wrestling
8/7 HardCORE Justice - X Division Championship: Champion Brian Kendrick beat Alex Shelley and Austin Aries
9/11 No Surrender - won the X Division Championship from Brian Kendrick
10/16 Bound for Glory - beat Brian Kendrick
11/13 Turning Point - beat Kid Kash & Jesse Sorensen
12/11 Final Resolution - beat Kid Kash

2012
1/8 Genesis - beat Jesse Sorenesen, Zema Ion, and Kid Kash
2/12 Against All Odds - beat Alex Shelley
3/18 Victory Road - beat Zema Ion
4/15 Lockdown - Team Garett Bischoff (Garett Bischoff, AJ Styles, Mr. Anderson, Rob Van Dam, & Austin Aries) beat Team Eric Bischoff (Eric Bischoff, Gunner, Bully Ray, Kazarian, & Christopher Daniels)
5/13 Sacrifice - beat Bully Ray
6/10 Slammiversary - beat Samoa Joe
7/8 Destination X - forfeited the X Division Championship to get a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship later that night
7/8 Destination X - beat Bobby Roode to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship
8/12 HardCORE Justice - beat Bobby Roode
9/9 No Surrender - had a no-referee fight against "The Arm Breaker" of Aces & Eights that ended with a brawl between the TNA roster and the Aces & Eights
10/14 Bound for Glory - lost the TNA World Heavyweight Championship to Jeff Hardy
11/11 Turning Point - lost a Ladder Match to TNA World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy
12/9 Final Resolution - beat Bully Ray

2013
1/13 Genesis - TNA World heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy beat Bobby Roode & Austin Aries in an Elimination Match
2/7 IMPACT WRESTLING - w/Bobby Roode won the TNA Tag Team Championship from Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez
3/10 Lockdown - Tag Team Champions Austin Aries & Bobby Roode beat Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez and Christopher Daniels & Kazarian
4/11 IMPACT WRESTLING - w/Bobby Roode lost the TNA Tag Team Championship to Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez in a Best-of-3 Falls Match
6/2 Slammiversary - James Storm & Gunner beat Champions Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez, Austin Aries & Bobby Roode, and Christopher Daniels & Kazarian in an Elimination Match to win the Tag Team Titles
6/27 IMPACT WRESTLING - while dressed as Suicide defeated X Division Champion Chris Sabin & Kenny King to win the title
7/4 IMPACT WRESTLING - Chris Sabin beat X Division Champion Austin Aries & Manik to win the title
7/18 Destination X - lost to Bobby Roode in a Bound for Glory Series Match
8/15 Hardcore Justice - Kazarian beat Austin Aris, AJ Styles & Jeff Hardy in a Bound for Glory Series Ladder Match
9/12 No Surrender - lost to AJ Styles in the Bound for Glory Semi-final
10/20 Bound for Glory - Chris Sabin beat X Division Champion Manik, Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe & Austin Aries in an Ultimate X Match to win the title
12/12 IMPACT WRESTLING - won the X Division Championship from Chris Sabin

2014
1/2 IMPACT WRESTLING - lost the X Division Championship to Chris Sabin
1/23 Genesis - regained the X Division Championship from Chris Sabin in a match where Velvet Sky was locked in a cage at ringside
3/2 Kaisen: Outbreak - lost the X Division Championship to Seiya Sanada
3/9 Lockdown - Team MVP (MVP, Jeff Hardy, Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards) beat Team Dixie (Bobby Roode, Austin Aries, Jessie Godderz & Robbie E) in a Lethal Lockdown Match
6/15 Slammiversary - beat Kenny King
6/15 Slammiversary - TNA World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young beat Bobby Lashley & Austin Aries in a Steel Cage Match
7/11 IMPACT WRESTLING - won the X Division Championship from Sanada

Source for ROH information: ROHwrestling.com

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