History Of The TNA World Championships

Friday, 28 September 2007
HISTORY OF THE TNA CHAMPIONSHIPS: THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP, X DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP, TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP AND WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP

Below are the history for each of the TNA Championships, dating back to the promotion's start on June 19, 2002:

TNA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

Ken Shamrock June 19, 2002 Huntsville, AL
(Shamrock wins a Gauntlet Match to become the first TNA-era champion)
Ron Killings Ken Shamrock August 7, 2002 Nashville, TN
Jeff Jarrett Ron Killings November 20, 2002 Nashville, TN
AJ Styles Jeff Jarrett June 11, 2003 Nashville, TN
Jeff Jarrett A.J. Styles October 22, 2003 Nashville, TN
AJ Styles Jeff Jarrett April 21, 2004 Nashville, TN
Ron Killings A.J. Styles May 19, 2004 Nashville, TN
Jeff Jarrett Ron Killings June 2, 2004 Nashville, TN
AJ Styles Jeff Jarrett May 15, 2005 Orlando, FL
Raven KOTM June 19, 2005 Orlando, FL
(Raven won the annual Slammiversary "King Of The Mountain" match)
Jeff Jarrett Raven September 15, 2005 Windsor, ON
Rhino Jeff Jarrett October 23, 2005 Orlando, FL
Jeff Jarrett Rhino November 3, 2005 Orlando, FL
Christian Cage Jeff Jarrett February 12, 2006 Orlando, FL
Jeff Jarrett (By order of Jim Cornette) June 29, 2006 Orlando, FL
(Cornette awarded Jarrett the title following a controversial "King Of The Mountain" win)
Sting Jeff Jarrett October 22, 2006 Detroit, MI
Abyss Sting November 19, 2006 Orlando, FL
Christian Cage Abyss January 14, 2007 Orlando, FL
Kurt Angle KOTM June 17, 2007 Nashville, TN
(Kurt Angle won the annual Slammiversary "King Of The Mountain" match)
Sting Kurt Angle October 14, 2007 Atlanta, GA
Kurt Angle Sting October 25, 2007 Orlando, FL
Samoa Joe Kurt Angle April 13, 2008 Lowell, MA

TNA X DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

AJ Styles June 19, 2002 Huntsville, AL
(Styles won the title in an elimination match to become the first X Champion)
Senshi AJ Styles August 7, 2002 Nashville, TN
Jerry Lynn Low Ki August 28, 2002 Nashville, TN
Sean Waltman Invitational October 9, 2002 Nashville, TN
(Lynn vacated due to injury, Waltman wins invitational match to become new champion)
AJ Styles Sean Waltman October 23, 2002 Nashville, TN
Jerry Lynn AJ Styles November 6, 2002 Nashville, TN
Sonny Siaki Jerry Lynn December 11, 2004 Nashville, TN
Kid Kash Sonny Siaki February 12, 2003 Nashville, TN
Amazing Red Kid Kash April 30, 2003 Nashville, TN
Chris Sabin Amazing Red May 14, 2003 Nashville, TN
Matt Bentley Chris Sabin August 20, 2003 Nashville, TN
(This was the first-ever Ultimate X Match)
Chris Sabin Matt Bentley January 7, 2004 Nashville, TN
Kazarian Amazing Red March 31, 2004 Nashville, TN
(Sabin vacated due to injury, Kazarian beats Amazing Red to become new champion)
AJ Styles Kazarian June 9, 2004 Nashville, TN
Matt Bentley & Kazarian AJ Styles July 28, 2004 Nashville, TN
(Bentley & Kazarian defeated Styles in an Ultimate X Match to become co-champions)
Petey Williams Matt Bentley & Kazarian August 11, 2004 Nashville, TN
(Williams won a Gauntlet Match to become the new champion)
AJ Styles Petey Williams January 16, 2005 Orlando, FL
Christopher Daniels AJ Styles March 13, 2005 Orlando, FL
AJ Styles Christopher Daniels September 11, 2005 Orlando, FL
Samoa Joe AJ Styles December 11, 2005 Orlando, FL
Christopher Daniels Samoa Joe March 12, 2006 Orlando, FL
Samoa Joe Christopher Daniels April 13, 2006 Orlando, FL
Senshi Samoa Joe June 22, 2006 Orlando, FL
Chris Sabin Senshi October 22, 2006 Detroit, MI
AJ Styles Chris Sabin November 2, 2006 Orlando, FL
Christopher Daniels AJ Styles November 16, 2006 Orlando, FL
Chris Sabin Christopher Daniels January 14, 2007 Orlando, FL
Jay Lethal Chris Sabin June 17, 2007 Nashville, TN
Samoa Joe Jay Lethal June 21, 2007 Orlando, FL
Kurt Angle Samoa Joe August 12, 2007 Orlando, FL
Jay Lethal Kurt Angle September 9, 2007 Orlando, FL
Johnny Devine Jay Lethal January 24, 2008 Orlando, FL
Jay Lethal Johnny Devine February 10, 2008 Greenville, SC
Petey Williams Jay Lethal April 17, 2008 Orlando, FL

TNA WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

AJ Styles & Jerry Lynn July 3, 2002 Nashville, TN (Defeated the Rainbow Express in a tournament final)
Styles and Lynn are stripped of the titles on August 14, 2002 after a controversial match)
America's Most Wanted September 18, 2002 Nashville, TN
(AMW won a gauntlet match to become the new champions)
The New Church November 13, 2002 Nashville, TN
America's Most Wanted January 8, 2003 Nashville, TN
Triple X January 22, 2003 Nashville, TN
Jerry Lynn & Amazing Red April 16, 2003 Nashville, TN
Triple X May 7, 2003 Nashville, TN
America's Most Wanted June 25, 2003 Nashville, TN
Simon Diamond & Johnny Swinger August 27, 2003 Nashville, TN
3Live Kru November 26, 2003 Nashville, TN
Kevin Northcutt & Joe Legend January 28, 2004 Nashville, TN
AJ Styles & Abyss February 4, 2004 Nashville, TN
(Styles & Abyss are later stripped of the title)
Kid Kash & Lance Hoyt April 7, 2004 Nashville, TN
D'Lo Brown & Apolo April 14, 2004 Nashville, TN
Kid Kash & Lance Hoyt April 21, 2004 Nashville, TN
America's Most Wanted June 4, 2004 Orlando, FL
The Naturals July 7, 2004 Nashville, TN
Chris Harris & Elix Skipper September 8, 2004 Nashville, TN
Christopher Daniels & James Storm September 21, 2004 Orlando, FL
Team Canada October 12, 2004 Orlando, FL
3Live Kru November 7, 2004 Orlando, FL
Team Canada December 5, 2004 Orlando, FL
America's Most Wanted January 16, 2005 Orlando, FL
The Naturals April 26, 2005 Orlando, FL
America's Most Wanted October 22, 2005 Orlando, FL
AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels June 18, 2006 Orlando, FL
The Latin American Exchange August 24, 2006 Orlando, FL
AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels September 24, 2006 Orlando, FL
The Latin American Exchange October 22, 2006 Detroit, MI
Team 3D April 15, 2007 St. Louis, MO
Samoa Joe July 15, 2007 Orlando, FL
(Joe won the title with Kurt Angle vs. Team 3D, but pre-match stipulations said Joe was the lone titleholder)
Kurt Angle August 12, 2007 Orlando, FL
(Angle beat Joe in the "All Or Nothing" match to capture every TNA Championship)
Team Pacman September 9, 2007 Orlando, FL
(Ron Killings and Adam "Pacman" Joens defeated Sting and Kurt Angle)
AJ Styles & Tomko October 14, 2007 Atlanta, GA
(Styles & Tomko are stripped of the title on April 15, 2008 after a controversial loss to Kaz & Super Eric)
The Latin American Xchange May 11, 2008 Orlando, Florida

TNA KNOCKOUT WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY


Gail Kim October 14, 2007 Atlanta, GA
(Gail won a TNA Knockout gauntlet to become the first champion)
Awesome Kong January 7, 2008 Orlando, FL

 
 
 
 
 

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