Adam Cole

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Adam Cole

title History

  • DFE Openweight championship/WWL Heavyweight championship
  • EWA Cruiserweight championship
  • PWI ranked him #75 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2012.
  • Shinya Hashimoto Memorial Cup (2010)
  • RCW Cruiserweight championship
  • RCW tag team championship
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter – Rookie of the Year (2010)
  • WXW C4 Hybrid championship defeating VSK (November 9, 2009);
  • GWB Battle of Gettysburg Tournament (November 21, 2009);
  • MCW Rage Television championship defeating Ryan McBride (February 27, 2010);
  • CZW World Junior Heavyweight championship defeating Ruckus and Sabian in a 3-way match (May 8, 2010)
  • World-1 North American championship defeating Ryan Sawyer (July 18, 2010);
  • ROH World Television championship defeating Roderick Strong (June 29, 2012);
  • MCW Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup (July 7, 2012);
  • DREAMS Universal title defeating Chris Rockwell (July 18, 2012);
  • PWX Heavyweight championship defeating Caleb Konley (November 30, 2012);
  • PWG World championship defeating Kevin Steen (December 1, 2012);
  • ROH world title defeating Michael Elgin (September 20, 2013);

Career Highlights [courtesy in part to wikipedia.com]

Training and Combat Zone Wrestling

  • Austin Jenkins was trained at the Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) Wrestling Academy by Jon Dahmer and DJ Hyde.
  • Austin Jenkins became an official student at the Academy on November 14, 2007, while he was still a senior in high school.
  • Austin Jenkins made his CZW debut at No Pun Intended as “Adam Cole” on June 21, 2008, when he teamed with The Reason in a loss to GNC (Joe Gacy and Alex Colon).
  • August 28, 2008 – CZW: Sabian defeated Adam Cole.
  • September 4, 2008 – CZW: Joker and Sabian defeated Adam Cole and Tyler Veritas.
  • September 11, 2008 – CZW: Adam Cole defeated Tyler Veritas.
  • October 11, 2008 – CZW: Ernest Montgomery O”Keefe, Alex Colon and Joe Gacy defeated Adam Cole, LJ Cruz and Tyler Veritas.
  • November 8, 2008 – CZW: Alex Colon and Joe Gacy defeated Adam Cole and Tyler Veritas.
  • December 13, 2008 – CZW: Adam Cole, Tyler Veritas and LJ Cruz defeated Ernest Montgomery O’Keefe, Alex Colon and Joe Gacy.
  • January 10, 2009 – CZW: Sabian defeated Adam Cole.
  • February 14, 2009 – CZW: Adam Cole and Tyler Veritas defeated Shane Matthews and Jagged, K-Murda and K-Pusha, Alex Colon and Joe Gacy, Izzy Kensington and LJ Cruz & Joel Maximo and Jose Maximo in a gauntlet match.

Other promotions

  • February 2013, Adam Cole partook in a WWE tryout at their developmental area in Florida.

Adam Cole Independant Circuit:

  • June 21, 2008 – WXW: Jonny Mangue and Sean Mulata defeated Adam Cole and Chris Dickinson.
  • July 18, 2008 – MCW: Jimmy Jannetty and Ramblin Rich defeated Adam Cole and Wes Mercer.
  • July 24, 2008 – WXW: Adam Cole defeated Wigeezy.
  • September 27, 2008 – WXW: Dave Ross defeated Adam Cole. Anthony Michaels and Mark Gore defeated Adam Cole and Joe Gacy.
  • October 4, 2008 – GCW: Adam Cole defeated Cole Calloway, Joe Gacy, Little Mondo, Ryan Eagles and Tyler Veritas in a gauntlet match.
  • November 1, 2008 – IWA Mid-South: Bill The Butcher defeated Adam Cole and Hardcore Harry in a 3-way match.
  • November 15, 2008 – WXW: The Samoan Dragon defeated Adam Cole and Rick Jimbo Radical to win the WXW Ultimate Hybrid title in a 3-way match.
  • November 23, 2008 – WESS Pro Wrestling: RJR defeated Adam Cole.
  • November 29, 2008 – GBW: GBW Breaker champion Eric Enders defeated Adam Cole to retain the title.
  • December 6, 2008 – PWS: Adam Cole and Tyler Veritas defeated Eric C. Jones and Rob Tapp in a dark match.
  • December 27, 2008 – MCW: Bruce Maxwell and TJ Cannon defeated Adam Cole and Tyler Veritas.
  • January 3, 2009 – WXW: Sulu Afi, The Dynamic Sensation and Will Wyeth defeated Adam Cole, Tyler Veritas and a unknown wrestler.
  • February 21, 2009 – MCW: Tyler Hilton and Zachary Shane defeated Adam Cole and Tyler Veritas in a dark match. Josh Daniels defeated Adam Cole.
  • March 7, 2009 – WXW: Bruno Marciano, Tuck Hanson, Maverick and Wigeezy defeated Adam Cole, Tyler Veritas, Blake Morris and Alex Reynolds.
  • March 14, 2009 – WXW: Adam Cole and Tyler Veritas defeated Alex Colon and Joe Gacy, Cole Calloway and Jagged & Andy Sumner and Drew Gulak in a 4-way tag team match.
  • March 21, 2009 – ROH TV: John Kermon defeated Adam Cole in a dark match.
  • April 11, 2009 – ROH TV (Taped): Adam Cole and Ninja Brown vs Corey Havok and John Kermon ended in a no contest.
  • April 11, 2009 – MCW: Qenaan Creed defeated Adam Cole and Joe Brooks in a 3-way match in the semi-finals of the MCW TV title tourmanent.
  • April 25, 2009 – GBW: Adam Cole defeated Fred Flash.
  • May 14, 2009 – MBA: Adam Cole defeated Z-Barr.
  • June 27, 2009 – WXW: WCW cruiserweight champion Jerrelle Clark defeated Adam Cole to retain the title.
  • November 28, 2009 – DGUSA: Kyle O’Reilly defeated Adam Cole.
  • July 24, 2010 – DGUSA: Chuck Taylor defeated Adam Cole, Arik Cannon and Ricochet in a 4-way match.
  • July 26, 2010 – ROH TV: Chris Hero and Claudio Castagnoli defeated Adam Cole and Nick Westgate.
  • August 23, 2010, ROH announced that Adam Cole had signed a contract with the company.
  • August 28, 2010 – Chikara: Adam Cole defeated Kyle O’Reilly in the 1st round. Lince Dorado defeated Adam Cole, Cameron Skyy, Keita Yano, Obariyon and Ophidian in a 6-way elimination match to advance in the finals of the Young Lions Cup tournament.
  • September 20, 2010 – ROH TV: Mike Bennett defeated Adam Cole.
  • Adam Cole began to ally himself with fellow ROH newcomer Kyle O’Reilly, with the pair forming a tag team.
  • October 15, 2010 – ROH Allied Forces: Kevin Steen and Steve Corino defeated Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly.
  • October 16, 2010 – ROH Daniels vs Richards: Kenny King and Rhett Titus defeated Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly.
  • November 12, 2010 – ROH Survival of the Fittest: Adam Cole defeated Steve Corino to qualify for the Survival of the Fittest 2010 tournament.
  • November 13, 2010 – ROH Fate of an Angel: Future Shock (Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly) defeated The Bravado Brothers (Lance and Harlem).
  • November 29, 2010 – ROH TV (Taped): Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly defeated Mike Sydal and Grizzly Redwood.
  • December 18, 2010 – ROH The Final Battle: Kenny King and Rhett Titus defeated Adam Cole and O’Reilly.
  • March 17, 2011 – ROH Defy or Deny: Tommaso Ciampa defeated Adam Cole.
  • March 18, 2011 – ROH Manhattan Mayhem: Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly defeated Michael Elgin and Mike Mondo.
  • April 1 and 2, 2011  ROH – Chapter One and Two of Honor Takes Center Stage: Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly faced The Briscoe Brothers (Jay and Mark) and the Kings of Wrestling in two losing efforts, despite putting on strong performances.
  • April  30, 2011 – ECWA: Adam Cole defeated Sami Callihan in the 1st round. Tommaso Ciampa defeated Adam Cole in the ECWA 15th annual tournament.
  • May 20, 2011 ROH Super Card of Honor: Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly defeated The Bravado Brothers.
  • July 8, 2011 – ROH Tag Team Turmoil: Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly defeated the Bravado Brothers to earn a future shot at the ROH World tag team championship.
  • July 25, 2011 – ROH announced that Cole had re-signed with the promotion.
  • August 13, 2011 – Ring of Honor Wrestling: The tag team of Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly was named Future Shock.
  • September 24, 2011 – ROH TV: Future Shock (Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly) defeated Lancelot and Harlem Bravado.
  • October 22, 2011 – PWG: PWG world tag team champions The Young Bucks defeated Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly to retain the titles.
  • November 17, 2011 – ROH Survival of the Fittest: Michael Elgin defeated Kenny King, Adam Cole & Tommaso Ciampa.
  • November 18, 2011 – ROH Glory by Honor: Michael Elgin defeated Adam Cole, Mike Bennett and Grizzly Redwood.
  • December 3, 2011 – ROH TV (Taped): The Young Bucks (Matt and Nick Jackson) defeated Future Shock (Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly).
  • December 3, 2011 – ROH Southern Defiance: Mike Bennett defeated Adam Cole.
  • December 4, 2011 – ROH Northern Aggression: Jay Lethal defeated Adam Cole.
  • December 10, 2011 – PWG: Johnny Goodtime and Johnny Yuma defeated Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly.
  • December 23, 2011 – ROH Final Battle: The Young Bucks defeated The All Night Express, Future Shock, The Bravados & Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander.
  • January 7, 2012 – Ring of Honor Wrestling: Future Shock disbanded and Adam Cole formed a new partnership with Eddie Edwards, opposite Kyle O’Reilly and Davey Richards.
  • January 20, 2012 – ROH Homecoming: Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin defeated Future Shock of Adam Cole & Kyle O’Reilly.
  • February 18, 2011 – ROH TV: Eddie Edwards & Adam Cole defeated Mike Mondo & Matt Taven.
  • March 4, 2012 – ROH 10th Anniversary Show: Adam Cole and Eddie Edwards defeated O’Reilly and Richards in a main event tag team match, with Cole pinning Richards, the reigning ROH World Champion, for the win.
  • March 10, 2012 – ROH TV: Kevin Steen defeated Adam Cole Blind Destiny Qualifier.
  • March 17, 2012 – ROH TV: Adam Cole defeated Chris Silvio.
  • March 24, 2012 – ROH TV: Adam Cole pinned Michael Elgin to advance March Mayhem” Qualifier.
  • March 29, 2012 – ROH Showdown in the Sun Day 1: Adam Cole defeated Adam Pearce.
  • March 30, 2012 – ROH Showdown in the Sun Day 2: Kyle O’Reilly defeated Adam Cole.
  • April 7, 2012 – ROH TV: Tommaso Ciampa beat Adam Cole, “The Prodigy” Mike Bennett, & Jay Lethal to win the $24,000 March Mayhem 4 Way Elimination Finals.
  • April 21, 2012 – PWG: Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly defeated Joey Ryan and Scorpio Sky. Player Uno and Stupefied defeated Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly in the 2nd round of the PWG DDT 4 tournament.
  • April 27, 2012 – ROH Unity: The Colony defeated TJ Perkins, Adam Cole and Jay Lethal.
  • April 28, 2012 – ROH TV: Roderick Strong defeated Adam Cole to retain the World title.
  • May 11, 2012 – ROH TV: Michael Elgin w/ Truth Martini defeated Adam Cole.
  • June 2, 2012 – ROH TV: Adam Cole defeated Mike Mondo.
  • June 24, 2012 – ROH Best in the World 2012: Hostage Crisis: Adam Cole defeated O’Reilly in a “Hybrid Rules” match. Afterwards, Cole tried to make peace with his former partner, but the offer was turned down.
  • June 29, 2012 – Ring of Honor Wrestling: Adam Cole won his first championship in ROH, defeating Roderick Strong to become the ROH World Television Champion in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • July 21, 2012 – PWG: PWG tag team champions Player Dos and Stupefied defeated Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly & The Young Bucks in a 3-way to retain the titles.
  • July 21, 2012 – ROH TV (Taped): Eddie Edwards and Adam Cole defeated Mike Bennett and Brutal Bob.
  • July 28, 2012 – ROH TV: ROH TV Champion Adam Cole defeated Roderick Strong to retain the title.
  • August 11, 2012 – ROH Boiling Point: ROH TV Champion Adam Cole defeated Bob Evans.
  • September 1, 2012 – PWG: Adam Cole defeated El Generico in the 1st round of the PWG Battle of Los Angeles tournament.
  • September 2, 2012 – PWG: Adam Cole defeated Eddie Edwards in the quarter-finals. Adam Cole defeated Sami Callihan in the semi-finals. Adam Cole defeated Michael Elgin to win the PWG battle of Los Angeles 2012 tournament.
  • September 8, 2012 – ROH TV: ROH TV Champion Adam Cole vs Michael Elgin ended in a no contest.
  • September 8, 2012 – ROH Cage Hostily: Kyle O’Reilly defeated Adam Cole.
  • September 15, 2012 – ROH Death Before Dishonor X: State of Emergency: Adam Cole successfully defended the title against Mike Mondo, before being confronted by Matt Hardy.
  • October 6, 2012 – ROH Live Event: The Briscoes defeated ROH TV Champion Adam Cole & Eddie Edwards.
  • October 6, 2012 – ROH TV: ROH TV Champion Adam Cole defeated Tadarius Thomas to retain.
  • October 13, 2012 – ROH Glory By Honor XI: The Unbreakable Hope: Adam Cole successfully defended his title against Eddie Edwards.
  • October 27, 2012 – ROH TV: Jay Lethal beat World TV Champion Adam Cole, Davey Richards, Michael Elgin, Mike Mondo, and Roderick Strong to earn a future World title shot.
  • November 17, 2012 – ROH TV: ROH TV Champion Adam Cole defeated Kyle O’Reilly to retain.
  • November 30, 2012 – PWX: Adam Cole defeated Caleb Konley to win the PWX heavyweight title.
  • December 1, 2012 – PWG: Adam Cole defeated Kevin Steen to win the PWG world title.
  • December 16, 2012 – ROH Final Battle 2012: Doomsday: Adam Cole was defeated by Matt Hardy in a non-title match.
  • January 19, 2013 – ROH Defy or Deny: ROH TV Champion Adam Cole defeated Silas Young.
  • January 22, 2013 – PWG: Adam Cole and Kyle O’Reilly defeated Eddie Edwards and Roderick Strong.
  • January 26, 2013 – ROH TV: ROH TV Champion Adam Cole defeated BJ Whitmer to retain.
  • February 2, 2013 – ROH TV: TV Champ Adam Cole was not at the tapings because he was at a WWE tryout.
  • February 16, 2013 – ROH Live Event: S.C.U.M. defeated Davey Richards, Michael Elgin & Adam Cole.
  • March 2, 2013 – ROH 11th Anniversary Show: Adam Cole lost the World Television championship to Matt Taven, ending his reign at 246 days.
  • March 9, 2013 – CZW: Tommy Dreamer defeated Adam Cole.
  • March 23, 2013 – PWG: PWG world champion Adam Cole defeated Drake Younger to retain the title.
  • March 30, 2013 – ROH War: Michael Elgin defeated Adam Page.
  • April 5, 2013 – ROH Super Card of Honor: ROH TV Champion Matt Taven defeated Matt Hardy & Adam Cole in 3-way to retain.
  • April 27, 2013 – ROH TV: Adam Cole & Jay Briscoe defeated Matt Hardy & Rhino.
  • May 11, 2013 – ROH Live Event: BJ Whitmer defeated Adam Cole & Roderick Strong in a 3-way match.
  • May 18, 2013 – ROH TV: Adam Cole defeated Kevin Steen.
  • May 18, 2013 – ROH Live Event: Adam Cole defeated Adam Page.
  • May 24, 2013 – JT Lightning Invitational: Adam Cole defeated Tim Donst.
  • May 25, 2013 – OMEGA: Adam Page defeated Mickey Gambino.
  • June 8, 2013 – ROH Live and Let Die: Adam Cole defeated Caprice Coleman.
  • June 22, 2013 – ROH Best in the World: Adam Cole defeated Roderick Strong.
  • June 29, 2013 – SCW: Tyson Dux defeated Adam Cole.
  • June 30, 2013 – SCW: SCW champion Brent Banks defeated Adam Cole to retain the title.
  • July 11, 2013 – ROH A Night of Hoopla: Matt Taven defeated Adam Cole and Eddie Edwards in a 3-way match.
  • July 12, 2013 – ROH Reclamation: Michael Elgin defeated Adam Cole, Jay Lethal and Matt Taven in a four corners survival match.
  • July 13, 2013 – ROH Reclamation: Adam Cole defeated BJ Whitmer.
  • July 20, 2013 – ROH TV (Taped): Roderick Strong defeated Adam Cole by disqualification.
  • August 3, 2013 – ROH All-star Extravaganza: Adam Cole defeated Jay Lethal in the 2nd round of the ROH world title tournament.
  • August 9, 2013 – PWG: PWG world champion Adam Cole defeated Drake Younger and Kevin Steen in a 3-way match to retain the title.
  • August 10, 2013 – MCW: Luke Hawx defeated Adam Cole, Derek Frazie, Papadon, Drolix and Mike Mondo to win the Shane Shamrock memorial tournament.
  • August 17, 2013 – WCA: Adam Cole defeated Jamin Olivencia.
  • August 18, 2013 – HOG: Adam Cole defeated Anthony Gangone.
  • August 30, 2013 – PWG: Adam Cole and The Young Bucks defeated TJ Perkins, Alex Kozlov and Rocky Romero.
  • August 31, 2013 – ROH TV (Taped): Adam Cole defeated Mark Briscoe in the 1st round of the ROH world title tournament.
  • August 31, 2013 – PWG: Adam Cole and The Young Bucks defeated Candice LaRae, AR Fox and Rich Swann.
  • September 6, 2013 – ROH Road to Greatness: Michael Elgin and Kevin Steen defeated Adam Cole and Tommaso Ciampa.
  • September 7, 2013 – ROH Road to Greatness: Adam Cole defeated Roderick Strong in a ringmaster challenge.
  • September 20, 2013 – ROH Death before dishonor: Adam Cole defeated Tommaso Ciampa in the semi-finals of the ROH world title tournament. Adam Cole defeated Michael Elgin to win the ROH world title.

Ring of Honor – world heavyweight champion:

  • September 28, 2013 – ROH A New Dawn: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Mark Briscoe to retain the title.
  • October 5, 2013 – ROH Charm City Challenge: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Roderick Strong to retain the title.
  • October 12, 2013 – WCA: Adam Cole defeated Pepper Parks.
  • October 19, 2013 – PWG: PWG world champion Adam Cole defeated Kyle O’Reilly to retain the title.
  • October 26, 2013 – ROH Glory by Honor: Caprice Coleman, Cedric Alexander, Jay Lethal and Michael Elgin defeated Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, Bobby Fish and Matt Taven.
  • November 15, 2013 – ROH Pursuit: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Jimmy Jacobs to retain the title.
  • November 16, 2013 – ROH Pursuit: Adam Cole defeated ACH.
  • November 23, 2013 – TCW: Adam Cole defeated Marty Scurll.
  • November 24, 2013 – PROGRESS Chapter 10: Adam Cole defeated Mark Haskins.
  • November 25, 2013 – TCW: Colt Cabana defeated Adam Cole.
  • November 26, 2013 – PCW: Adam Cole and Mark Haskins defeated Kris Travis and Martin Kirby.
  • November 29, 2013 – RPW: Adam Cole defeated Josh Bodom.
  • November 30, 2013 – wXw: Adam Cole defeated Mark Haskins to qualify in the wXw tournament.
  • December 7, 2013 – Wrestling Cares: Adam Cole defeated Steven Anthony in the semi-finals.
  • December 14, 2013 – ROH Final Battle: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Jay Briscoe and Michael Elgin in a 3-way match to retain the title.
  • December 20, 2013 – PWG: PWG world champion Adam Cole defeated Chris Hero to retain the title.
  • December 21, 2013 – PWG: PWG world champion Adam Cole defeated Johnny Gargano to retain the title.
  • January 18, 2014 – Wrestling Cares: Johnny Gargano defeated Adam Cole to win the tournament.
  • January 25, 2014 – ROH Wrestling’s Finest: Chris Hero and Michael Elgin defeated Adam Cole and Matt Hardy & The Briscoe Brothers in a 3-way elimination tag team match.
  • January 31, 2014 – PWG: Adam Cole and Kevin Steen defeated Candice LeRae and Joey Ryan in the 1st round. Chuck Taylor and Trent Baretta defeated Adam Cole and Kevin Steen in the semi-finals.
  • February 8, 2014 – ROH State of the Art: Jay Briscoe defeated Adam Cole.
  • February 21, 2014 – ROH 12th Year Anniversary Show: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Chris Hero to retain the title.
  • March 7, 2014 – ROH Raising the Bar: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Matt Taven to retain the title.
  • March 8, 2014 – ROH Raising the Bar: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Chris Hero to retain the title.
  • March 14, 2014 – wXw: Adam Cole defeated Trent Baretta in the 1st round.
  • March 15, 2014 – wXw: Adam Cole defeated Robert Dreissker in the 2nd round.
  • March 16, 2014 – wXw: Chris Hero defeated Adam Cole in the semi-finals.
  • March 22, 2014 – ROH TV (Taped): The Briscoe Brothers defeated Adam Cole and Mike Bennett.
  • March 22, 2014 – ROH Flyin’ High: The Briscoe Brothers defeated Adam Cole and Mike Bennett.
  • March 28, 2014 – PWG: PWG world champion Adam Cole defeated Candice LeRae to retain the title.
  • April 4, 2014 – ROH Super Card of Honor: ROH world champion Adam Cole defeated Jay Briscoe to retain the title in a ladder match.
  • April 5, 2014 – ROH: Adam Cole, Matt Hardy and Mike Bennett defeated Kevin Steen and The Briscoe Brothers.