49 Facts About James Storm


James Storm is best known for his time in Impact Wrestling.


James Storm started his career in 1997 and after working on several independent promotions, he began to wrestle for the newly created NWA Total Nonstop Action promotion.


James Storm won the NWA World Tag Team Championship one more time with Christopher Daniels.


In 2008, James Storm formed Beer Money, Inc with Bobby Roode.


In 2011, James Storm defeated Kurt Angle to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, his first world title.


James Storm returned in 2016, winning the TNA World Tag Team Championship one more time with Bobby Roode as Beer Money.


James Storm Allen Cox was an amateur wrestler while in high school.


James Storm's training was hampered by a broken shoulder, and Cox eventually dropped out of Slash's training school.


James Storm resumed training with Shane Morton after his shoulder had healed.


James Storm returned to the independent circuit after WCW was sold to the World Wrestling Federation in March 2001.


James Storm wrestled his future tag team partner, Chris Harris, on a "Legends Night" show on June 1,2002.


James Storm went on to feud with Petey Williams before turning on Gail Kim and aligning himself with the returning Jacqueline Moore.


James Storm then went on a huge winning streak, coming out victorious in matches against Petey Williams, Eric Young, and former partner Chris Harris in his return match, among several others.


At the Sacrifice pay-per view, James Storm was defeated by Harris in a Texas Death Match, which ended his long-running winning streak.


James Storm was able to defeat Rhino at the Victory Road 2007 after hitting Rhino with a beer bottle.


For several weeks, James Storm would be included in vignettes where he would try to find Rhino at local bars.


At Bound for Glory, James Storm took part at the Reverse Battle Royal, which was won by Eric Young.


James Storm was then announced as one of the "Egotistical Eight" to participate in the Deuces Wild Tournament, and he would have to team up with a random partner, who was later to be revealed as his bitter rival, Sting.


James Storm then faced Sting in a "No Disqualification" match that Sting won.


At Hard Justice, Beer Money defeated LAX after James Storm hit Homicide with a beer bottle and won the TNA World Tag Team Championship for the first time individually and as a team.


On January 8,2012, at Genesis, James Storm was defeated by Angle in a rematch.


However, the following week James Storm was entered into another number one contender's match with Jeff Hardy, which ended in a no contest, following interference from Bully Ray and Bobby Roode.


However, on the following episode of Impact Wrestling, James Storm lost his number one contendership to Roode.


On December 9 at Final Resolution, James Storm defeated Kazarian in a singles match, and again on the January 3,2013, episode of Impact Wrestling, beginning a rivalry with him and Christopher Daniels.


At Slammiversary, James Storm was paired with Gunner to face the teams of Bad Influence, Aries and Roode, and the TNA World Tag Team Champions Chavo Guerrero, Jr.


James Storm would be defeated by Gunner at Lockdown in a steel cage Last Man Standing match and Sacrifice in an "I Quit" match.


In June 2014, James Storm would begin a program where he would confront, and verbally run down Sanada.


When Davey turned down the Revolution's offer to join, they would attack The Wolves, leaving them vulnerable for James Storm to bring out his forgotten Feast or Fired Briefcase, guaranteeing him a Tag Team Championship opportunity, anytime, anyplace.


However, Magnus and Mickie James confronted Storm after the match, to which Storm replied he was merely looking out for an old friend, hinting he was still a heel.


However, this all turned out to be a ruse, as Storm wanted Mickie James to join his Revolution stable.


James Storm refused, and security cameras recorded him nudging her onto train tracks, causing a concussion, and fully retaining his status as a heel.


Later, James Storm entered in a feud against his former partner Khoya, now known as Mahabali Shera, by attacking him after having failed him over and over.


James Storm ended third of his block, failing into advance to the finals.


In late December 2015, James Storm opted to not sign with WWE, in favor of returning to TNA.


Storm then left the ring and on the way up the ramp, Corgan yelled "James Storm is suspended indefinitely".


Prichard announced that the fans decided that James Storm will be facing Lashley for the Impact World Championship.


At Slammiversary, James Storm was defeated by Carter in a Strap match.


James Storm shook Eddie Edwards's hand but refused to shake Carter's hand.


James Storm offered to shake Carter's hand, at first Carter refused and walked away, but soon returned to the ring and shook James Storm's hand.


Two weeks later, after his victory against Texano, James Storm was attacked and beaten down by Lashley and American Top Team, but he was saved by Moose.


On March 12,2017, James Storm debuted in Pro Wrestling Noah, defeating Kaito Kiyomiya.


James Storm faced Keith Lee in Whatculture Pro Wrestling's Pro Wrestling World Cup USA 1st Round, which resulted in James Storm losing the match, and therefore being eliminated from the tournament.


James Storm wrestled Nick Aldis for the NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship at NWA New Year Clash, but he was defeated.


The match happened during the ROH television program on June 29,2019, with James Storm winning the title.


On September 18,2020, James Storm's contract expired with NWA and he became a free agent.


At 73rd Anniversary Show, James Storm lost to Chris Adonis in a match for the NWA National Heavyweight Championship failing to win the title.


On October 24,2020, at Bound for Glory, James Storm made an unannounced appearance as a participant in the Call Your Shot gauntlet match, which he failed to win as he was eliminated by Sami Callihan.


On July 07,2022, James Storm made his Ohio Valley Wrestling debut, where he defeated Mahabali Shera to become the new OVW National Heavyweight Champion.


James Storm won the Championship with Riley, but defended it with Chris Harris.