26 Facts About AJ Styles

1. In 2018, it was announced that AJ Styles would be on the cover for WWE 2K19.

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2. In 2011, AJ Styles was featured in the music video for country singer Sarah Darling's song "Something to Do with Your Hands".

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3. In 2009, AJ Styles was featured on MTV's Made trying to help a young high schooler become a professional wrestler alongside Taylor Wilde and The Beautiful People.

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4. AJ Styles would go on to retain his title against Nakamura on three different events: Greatest Royal Rumble by double count-out, Backlash in a no disqualification match that ended in a no contest and Money in the Bank, where Styles ended the feud after winning a last man standing match.

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5. AJ Styles lost the title to Cena at the Royal Rumble on January 29, 2017, ending his reign at 140 days.

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6. AJ Styles went on to eliminate Curtis Axel and Tyler Breeze, before being eliminated by Kevin Owens, lasting just under 29 minutes in the match.

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7. AJ Styles made his first title defense on April 5 at Invasion Attack, where he defeated 2015 New Japan Cup winner Kota Ibushi.

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8. On January 6, 2015, AJ Styles inserted himself back into the IWGP Heavyweight Championship picture, when he pinned Tanahashi in an eight-man tag team match, setting up a title match between the two at The New Beginning in Osaka.

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9. AJ Styles lost to John Morrison in a singles match which was for the inaugural 5 star wrestling championship.

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10. On January 14, 2016, AJ Styles wrestled a match for 5 Star Wrestling in Sheffield, England, where he faced Rey Mysterio for the first time.

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11. In September, AJ Styles made his debut for Chikara, when he teamed with fellow Bullet Club members The Young Bucks in the 2015 King of Trios.

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12. On March 1, 2014, AJ Styles made an appearance for English promotion Preston City Wrestling, losing to British wrestler Lionheart in the main event.

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13. AJ Styles defeated Roderick Strong in his return match on the January 4, 2014 taping of Ring of Honor Wrestling, and picked up victories over Jay Lethal at the 12th Anniversary Show and Chris Hero at the Flyin' High event.

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14. On September 3, AJ Styles entered the 2005 Battle of Los Angeles tournament, but was defeated in the finals by Chris Bosh.

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15. AJ Styles teamed with Jason Cross to face Jay Briscoe and Jimmy Rave, in a losing effort.

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16. On July 26, 2008, AJ Styles made his debut for Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, taking part in the promotions last annual 16-man elimination International Gran Prix tournament, representing Team International.

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17. AJ Styles was pinned by James Storm in a three-way number one contenders match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship at Turning Point, involving Bobby Roode, preventing him from receiving another title opportunity until Bound for Glory 2013 as per the pre-match stipulation.

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18. AJ Styles challenged Sting for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship at Turning Point and again in an eight-man tag team match at Final Resolution, but was unsuccessful each time.

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19. In February 2008, AJ Styles was involved in a storyline in which he married Karen Angle.

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20. AJ Styles teamed with Tomko to face Sting and Abyss at Victory Road, but were defeated.

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21. AJ Styles was unsuccessful in retaining the title in a triple threat match, featuring Daniels, at Against All Odds, and in an Ultimate X match at Destination X, which Daniels won.

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22. AJ Styles won a second title on the third TNA pay-per-view, teaming with Lynn and defeating Bruce and Lenny Lane in the finals of a tournament for the vacant NWA World Tag Team Championship.

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23. AJ Styles chose Amazing Red as his partner, and the two defeated The Prophecy to win the championship.

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24. On July 9, 2001, AJ Styles had his first WWF tryout match against his trainer, Rick Michaels, before the taping of Raw.

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25. AJ Styles attended Johnson High School in Gainesville, Georgia, graduating in the class of 1996.

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26. AJ Styles debuted in 1998 and competed for various independent promotions, before gaining his first mainstream exposure in World Championship Wrestling in 2001.

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