SBI Bookings news and notes

Congratulations to Delirious (Hunter Johnston) ROH head of creative (booker) on an announcement of expanded responsibilities from ROH owner Sinclair Broadcasting.

JOHNNY SWINGER (ECW/TNA/WWE/WCW) is available for wrestling, seminar and appearance bookings through Bill Behrens and www.sbibookings.com. Swinger is a former TNA Tag Team Champion with Simon Diamond., and held numerous singles and tag titles in the United States and Canada.  In WWE he udsed the name Johnny Parisi.  Swinger is based in Atlanta, GA.

JIMMY RAVE (TNA/ROH/King Ra Ring/New Japan) is available for wrestling, seminar and appearance bookings through Bill Behrens and www.sbibookings.com. . Rave was twice NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion, and appeared in ROH in memorable feuds with CM Punk and AJ Styles, and as the Crown Jewel Of The Embassy Group.  In TNA he teamed with Lance Hoyt as the Rock & Rave Infection. He appeared for WWE in 2005. He toured Japan with Dragon Gate & New Japan.  Rave twice was voted booker of the year in Georgia for his work with Rampage Pro Wrestling which was named Georgia Promotion of The Year in 2010 and 2011 as a result. Rave was featured in the King Ra Ring project in India, and returned to both ROH & TNA for matches in 2011. Rave is based in Atlanta, GA where he works as the Director of a Peer Support and Wellness Center

AJ STYLES (ALLEN JONES)

Allen Neal Jones (born June 2, 1977), better known by his ring name A.J. Styles is an American professional wrestler currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).   He gained his early experience in NWA Wildside then ROH and was briefly signed to WCW.   He, James Storm, Jeff Jarrett and Abyss (who wrestled under the name Justice) are the only wrestlers to perform on the inaugural NWA-TNA pay-per-view event on June 19, 2002, and still be employed by the company in a wrestling role today. Since he joined TNA, Styles has been a four-time World Heavyweight Champion, having held the NWA World Heavyweight Championship three times and the TNA World Heavyweight Championship once, the very first TNA X Division Champion, while also sharing the record for most reigns (six) with Jay Lethal, a six-time World Tag Team Champion (4 NWA and 2 TNA), and a two-time Television Champion. With having won the TNA X Division, NWA World Tag Team, and NWA World Heavyweight Championships, Styles was the first to complete the TNA Triple Crown Championship. Styles would later complete the Triple Crown three more times, making him the only man to complete it more than once. His victory over Booker T for the TNA Legends (now Television) Championship made him the first man to have ever won the TNA Grand Slam Championship, which he has done twice. Also, he is the only wrestler in TNA to have held every male championship owned and sanctioned by TNA at any point during the company’s history. All totaled, he has won 18 championships in TNA. In 2010 he became the first TNA contracted wrestler to rank in at #1 on Pro Wrestling Illustrated annual PWI 500 list.

AJ Styles now has an official website at www.AJStyles.org   , and can be found on Facebook & Twitter as AJStylesorg.

NWA & TNA World Heavyweight Championships

6/11/03 PPV – beat Jeff Jarrett

10/22/03 PPV – lost to Jeff Jarrett

4/21/04 PPV – beat Jeff Jarrett in a cage

5/19/04 PPV – lost title to Ron Killings in a match also featuring Chris Harris, & Raven

5/15/05 Hard Justice – beat Jeff Jarrett in a match featuring Tito Ortiz as referee

6/19/05 Slammiversary – lost title to Raven in a match also featuring Monty Brown , Abyss, & Sean Waltman

9/20/09 No Surrender – beat TNA Champion Kurt Angle, Sting, Matt Morgan, & Hernandez

4/19/10 iMPACT! – lost the title to Rob Van Dam

Legends Championship

3/15/08 Destination X – beat Booker T

7/19/09 Victory Road – lost the title to Kevin Nash

Global/Television Championship

7/22/10 iMPACT! – won the Global Championship from Rob Terry. He renamed the title the TV Championship the following week.

12/5/10 Final Resolution – lost the title to Douglas Williams

X-Division Title

6/26/02 PPV – beat Psicosis, Jerry Lynn & Low Ki

8/7/02 PPV – lost title to Low Ki in a match also featuring Jerry Lynn

10/23/02 PPV – beat X-Pac

11/6/02 PPV – lost to Jerry Lynn

6/9/04 PPV – beat Frankie Kazarian

7/28/04 PPV – lost title to both Matt Bentley & Kazarian

1/16/05 Final Resolution – beat Champ Petey Williams & Christopher Daniels

3/13/05 Destination X – lost to Chris Daniels in a match also featuring Elix Skipper & Ron Killings

9/11/05 Unbreakable – beat Champ Chris Daniels & Samoa Joe

12/11/05 Turning Point – lost to Samoa Joe

11/2/06 iMPACT! – beat Chris Sabin

11/16/06 iMPACT! – Chris Daniels beat champ A.J. Styles & Chris Sabin

Tag Team Title

7/3/02 PPV – w/Jerry Lynn beat The Rainbow Express

8/14/02 PPV – titles held up after a match against Ron Killings & Jeff Jarrett

2/4/04 PPV – w/Abyss beat The Redshirt Security. They are later stripped of the belts

6/18/06 Slammiversary – w/Chris Daniels beat America’s Most Wanted

8/25/06 iMPACT! – w/Chris Daniels lost the titles to the LAX in a border brawl match

9/24/06 No Surrender – w/Chris Daniels beat the LAX in an Ultimate X match

10/22/06 Bound for Glory – w/Chris Daniels lost to the LAX in a Steel Cage match

10/14/07 Bound for Glory – w/Tomko beat Team Pacman

4/17/07 iMPACT! – w/Tomko lost the tag team titles to Eric Young & Kaz in a match that also involved the LAX

6/10/12 Slammiversary – w/Kurt Angle beat Christopher Daniels & Kazarian

6/28/12 IMPACT WRESTLING – w/Kurt Angle beat Christopher Daniels & Kazarian

MIKE POSEY

MIKE POSEY – The Birmingham, AL native performed as a wrestler and referee initially in Alabama & Georgia, most notably for NWA Wildside. He joined TNA as a referee, and also wrestled in a feud with David Young as “Dropkick” Posey. He resigned from TNA to try-out for WWE and after several dark matches was the 1st referee to join WWE’s development promotion Deep South Wrestling, initially without a WWE contract. Soon he was signed. When the ECW brand was launched he joined the WWE roster as one of its refs, eventually becoming the brand’s Sr. official. In his time in WWE he was a ref in matches on all three WWE brands and appeared at two WrestleManias. Returning to wrestling in 2009, Mike Posey teamed with former WWE Referee, Wes Adams, as the Official Express and Corey Hollis as Alabama Attitude in ROH. Posey won numerous singles titles including RPW TV Title, NWA Ultimate Tag Team Title, APW North Georgia Title, Alabama Junior Heavyweight Title, NWA Tennessee Junior Heavyweight Champion, NWA Pro South All Out & Tag Team Champion, and more. Posey was ranked in the 2012 PWI 500 at 333 up from 438 in 2011 and 470 in 2010.

PATRICK BENTLEY (BENT)

Patrick Bentley recently debuted Bent, a self destructive character with abandonment and self abuse issues that speaks to disenfranchised and troubled young people. Bentley is also part of the cast of a Television Project being shopped to networks by M3 Creative called THE RING MASTER, with Slim J, Jimmy Rave & Mike Posey. He is a competitive bodybuilder and fitness model, and graphic artist responsible for many of the designs seen on the gear of numerous WWE stars. He is a former Ultimate NWA & NWA Anarchy Tag Team Champion.  He is based in Pisgah, AL.   Patrick Bentley was ranked in the 2012 PWI 500 at 408.

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