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[STING GALLERY]

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Title History

  • UWF (Universal Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Eddie Gilbert defeating The Fantastics (July 20, 1986);
  • UWF (Universal Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Eddie Gilbert defeating The Fantastics (August 31, 1986);
  • UWF (Universal Wrestling Federation) Tag Team titles w/Rick Steiner defeating Terry Taylor and Chris Adams (April 12, 1987);
  • NWA Crockett Cup Tag Team Tournament w/Lex Luger (April 22-23, 1988);
  • NWA World Television title defeating Mike Rotunda (March 31, 1989);
  • NWA World Heavyweight title defeating Ric Flair (July 7, 1990);
  • NWA United States title defeating Steve Austin in a Tournament (August 25, 1991);
  • WCW BattleBowl Battle Royal Winner (December 29, 1991);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Lex Luger (Febuary 29, 1992);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Big Van Vader (March 11, 1993);
  • WCW United States title defeating Meng in a Tournament Final (June 18, 1995);
  • WCW World Tag Team titles w/Lex Luger defeating Harlem Heat (January 22, 1996);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Hulk Hogan (December 28, 1997 at Starrcade);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Hulk Hogan (Febuary 22, 1998 at Superbrawl);
  • WCW World Tag Team titles w/The Giant defeating Kevin Nash and Scott Hall (May 17, 1998);
  • WCW World Tag Team titles Sting chose Kevin Nash as his partner after beating The Giant (June 15, 1998);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Diamond Dallas Page (April 26, 1999);
  • WCW World Heavyweight title defeating Hollywood Hogan (September 12, 1999);
  • NWA (Total Nonstop Action) World Heavyweight title defeating Jeff Jarrett (October 22, 2006 – Bound For Glory);
  • TNA World Tag Team titles w/Kurt Angle [won a 4-WAY to earn 1/2 of the championship] (August 30, 2007);
  • TNA (Total Nonstop Action) World Heavyweight title defeating Kurt Angle (October 14, 2007 – Bound For Glory);
  • TNA (Total Nonstop Action) World Heavyweight title defeating Samoa Joe (October 12, 2008 – Bound For Glory);
  • TNA (Total Nonstop Action) World Heavyweight title defeating Jeff Hardy (March 3, 2011);
  • TNA (Total Nonstop Action) World Heavyweight title defeating Mr. Anderson (July 14, 2011);

Sting Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Sting started wrestling in California in a group known as Power Team USA – which included Jim Hellwig as ones of its members.
  • ~~~Steve Borden, Jim Hellwig, Mark Miller, and Garland Donoho made up Power Team USA until it dispanded in 1986.
  • Steve Borden and Jim Hellwig later turned heel as the Blade Runners and they terrorized the Mid-southern territories.
  • MDWARRIOR wrote: Sting and the Ultimate Warrior’s first tag team name was the Freedom Fighers (Sting was Flash Borden and Warrior was Jim Justice). This was noted on Sting’s Moment of Truth DVD. They were actually fired by Jerry Jarrett for being too stiff. Jarrett worked a match with them and realized it, however Sting made mention on his TNA “Return of an ICON” DVD that Jarrett got them both spots in the UWF once he released them so they could still earn a living.

Universal Wrestling Federation:

  • November 27, 1986 – Superdome Extravaganza: Chavo Guerrero defeated Sting by Disqualification.
  • When Jim Helwig left the UWF for World Class, Sting formed a heel tag team with Rick Steiner to win the UWF Tag Titles.
  • Sting and Rick Steiner were members of a faction known as Hotstuff and Hyatt International led by Eddie Gilbert and Missy Hyatt.
  • April 11, 1987 – Superdome: Terry Taylor and Chris Adams defeated Sting and Rick Steiner.
  • June 13, 1987 – Superdome: Tim Horner and Brad Armstrong defeated Rick Steiner and Sting to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • July 4, 1987 – NWA Great American Bash: Sting defeated Thunderfoot #1.
  • August 1, 1987 – Superdome: Sting defeated The Enforcer.

National Wrestling Alliance – The Making of a Star:

National Wrestling Alliance – The IV Horsemen:

  • Sting and Ric Flair joined forces against Gary Hart, The Great Muta, Terry Funk and Buzz Sawyer.
  • This led to Joining the Four Horsemen consisting, at the time, of Ric Flair, Arn Anderson and Ole Anderson.
  • September 12, 1989 – NWA: Sting and Ric Flair defeated Dick Slater and Great Muta by Disqualification.
  • October 28, 1989 – Halloween Havoc: Ric Flair and Sting defeated The Great Muta and Terry Funk in a Thunder-Dome Cage match.
  • ~~~Ole Anderson was in Flair/Sting’s corner, Gary Hart in Muta/Funk’s corner, Bruno Sammartino was the guest referee!
  • December 13, 1989 – Starrcade: Earned the most points in a special “Night of the Iron Men” challenge.
  • ~~~Lex Luger beat Sting | Sting beat The Great Muta | Sting beat Ric Flair to win the Iron Man Tournamnt.
  • Sting’s star began to rise, and soon Sting wanted a shot at Ric Flair’s World Heavyweight title.
  • The Four Horsemen kicked him out for not respecting their World Champion leader.
  • Sting injured his knee trying to climb into a Steel Cage, and was sidelined for several months.

National Wrestling Alliance – NWA World Champion:

  • Sting returned with a new passion, as he was focused on taking on all of the IV Horsemen.
  • Sting formed the “Dudes with Attitude”, consisting of Paul Orndorff, Junk Yard Dog, Brian Pillman, El Gigante, and The Steiners.
  • July 7, 1990 – Great American Bash: Sting defeated Ric Flair to win the NWA World Heavyweight title!!!
  • September 5, 1990 – NWA Clash of the Champions: Sting defeated The Black Scorpion (Al Perez) to retain the NWA World title.
  • October 27, 1990 – Halloween Havoc: Sting defeated Sid Vicious to retain the NWA World Heavyweight title.
  • December 16, 1990 – Starrcade: Defeated The Black Scorpion (Ric Flair) to retain (Dick The Bruiser as referee).
  • January 11, 1991: Ric Flair defeated Sting to recapture the NWA World Heavyweight title.

World Championship Wrestling – The Stinger:

World Championship Wrestling – NWA United States title:

  • August 25, 1991: Defeated Steve Austin in a Tournament Final to win the NWA United States title.
  • September 5, 1991 – WCW Clash of the Champions: Sting defeated Johnny B Badd to retain the United States title.
  • September 18, 1991 – NJPW: Sting defeated Shiro Koshinaka.
  • September 20, 1991 – NJPW: Ron Simmons and Sting defeated Hiroshi Hase and Shiro Koshinaka.
  • September 21, 1991 – NJPW: Great Muta and Sting defeated Akira Nogami and Hiroshi Hase.
  • September 22, 1991 – NJPW: Keiji Muto, Sting and Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Brad Armstrong, Ron Simmons and Scott Norton.
  • September 23, 1991 – NJPW: Sting defeated AKIRA.
  • October 27, 1991 – Halloween Havoc: Sting’s Team defeated Cactus Jack’s Team. Sting’s Team consisted of Sting, El Gigante, Rick and Scott Steiner. Cactus Jack’s Team consisted of Cactus Jack, Abdullah the Butcher, The Diamond Stud, and Big Van Vader. Abdullah The Butcher was put in the electric chair and the lever was accidently pulled by Cactus Jack.
  • November 19, 1991 – WCW Clash of the Champions: Rick Rude defeated Sting to win the United States title.

World Championship Wrestling – The Stinger:

World Championship Wrestling – WCW World Champion:

  • February 22, 1992 – Saturday Night: Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat and Sting defeated Arn Anderson, Beautiful Bobby, Larry Zbyszko and Rick Rude.
  • February 29, 1992 – Superbrawl: Sting defeated Lex Luger to win the WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • May 17, 1992 – Wrestlewar: WAR GAMES CAGE MATCH: Sting’s Squadron defeated The Dangerous Alliance w/Paul E. Dangerously.
  • July 4, 1992 – Worldwide: WCW world heavyweight champion Sting defeated John Peterson to retain the title.
  • July 12, 1992 – Great American Bash: Big Van Vader defeated Sting to capture the WCW World title.Sting’s Squadron: WCW Champion Sting and Nikita Koloff and Dustin Rhodes and Ricky Steamboat and Barry Windham, Dangerous Alliance: Steve Austin, U.S. Champion Rick Rude and Larry Zbyszko and Arn Anderson and Bobby Eaton.

World Championship Wrestling – The Stinger:

  • September 2, 1992 – WCW Clash of Champions: Rick Rude/Jake Roberts/Invader/Vader defeated Sting/Ivan Koloff/Steiners.
  • October 3, 1992 – Worldwide: Sting and The Steiner Brothers defeated Bobby Eaton,
  • October 25, 1992 – Halloween Havoc: Sting defeated Jake Roberts in a Coal Miners Glove on a Pole match.
  • October 31, 1992 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Death Row.
  • November 18, 1992 – WCW Clash of Champions: Sting vs Rick Rude ended in a draw.
  • November 22, 1992 – NJPW: IWGP heavyweight champion Great Muta defeated Sting to retain the title.
  • December 28, 1992 – Starrcade: Steve Williams and Sting beat Jushin Liger and Erik Watts in a Lethal Lottery match.
  • ~~~On the same Card: Sting defeated Big Van Vader to win the King of Cable Tournament!
  • January 4, 1993 – WCW/NJPW SuperShow: Sting defeated Hiroshi Hase in the main event.
  • January 13, 1993 – WCW Clash of Champions: Sting/Dustin Rhodes/Cactus Jack defeated Big Van Vader/Paul Orndorff/Barry Windham.
  • February 21, 1993 – Superbrawl: Big Van Vader defeated Sting in a White Castle of Fear Strap match.
  • March 6, 1993 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Bruiser Mastino.
  • March 27, 1993 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Fred Avery.
  • April 3, 1993 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Mike Thor.
  • May 1, 1993 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Pat Rose.
  • May 22, 1993 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Big Sky.
  • May 23, 1993 – Slamboree: Sting defeated The Prisoner (aka Nailz in WWF) in a Bounty match.
  • May 29, 1993 – Saturday Night: Sting and Davey Boy Smith defeated Vinnie Vegas and Big Sky.
  • June 16, 1993 – WCW Clash of Champions: Vader/Sid Vicious/Rick Rude defeated Sting/Dustin Rhodes/Davey Boy Smith.
  • August 18, 1993 – WCW Clash of Champions: Sting and Ric Flair defeated The Collosal Kongs (Awesome and King Kong).
  • September 19, 1993 – Fall Brawl: Led his team to victory against Harley Race’s Team in War Games!
  • ~~~Sting and Davey Boy Smith and Dustin Rhodes and Shockmaster defeated Sid Vicious and Vader and Harlem Heat.
  • October 16, 1993 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Bobby Eaton.
  • October 24, 1993 – Halloween Havoc: Sting defeated Sid Vicious.
  • November 10, 1993 – WCW Clash of Champions: The Nasty Boys defeated Sting and Davey Boy Smith.
  • November 20, 1993 – BattleBowl: Sting and Jerry Sags defeated Ron Simmons and Keith Cole (Lethal Lottery Match).
  • ~~~Big Van Vader won a Battle Royal consisting of all the Lethal Lottery winners at the end of the night.
  • November 27, 1993 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Mike DeBacco.
  • December 25, 1993 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Bill Tyree.
  • December 27, 1993 – Starrcade: Sting and Road Warrior Hawk defeated The Nasty Boys by DQ (Nastys retain titles).
  • January 15, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Lord Steven Regal.
  • January 22, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting, Ric Flair and The Boss defeated Steve Austin, Ron Simmons and Rick Rude.
  • January 27, 1994 – WCW Clash of Champions: Sting and Ric Flair defeated Big Van Vader and Rick Rude in an Elimination match.
  • February 5, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Lord Steven Regal.
  • February 20, 1994 – Superbrawl: Sting/Brian Pillman/Dustin Rhodes beat Rick Rude/Steve Austin/Paul Orndorff (ThunderDome).
  • March 26, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting and Brian Pillman defeated Paul Orndorff and Paul Roma.
  • April 9, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Diamond Dallas Page.

World Championship Wrestling – WCW International Champion:

  • April 17, 1994 – Spring Stampede: Sting defeated Rick Rude to win the WCW International title!
  • April 30, 1994 – Saturday Night: WCW International champion Sting defeated Bobby Starr to retain the title.
  • May 1, 1994 – NJPW: Rick Rude defeated Sting to win the WCW International title.
  • May 17, 1994 – Worlwide: Sting defeated The Gambler.
  • May 22, 1994 – Slamboree: Sting defeated Big Van Vader to retain the WCW International title.
  • June 18, 1994 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Rick Rude in a I Quit match.
  • June 23, 1994 – WCW Clash of Champions: Ric Flair defeated Sting to win the WCW International World title.

World Championship Wrestling – Second Fiddle:

  • 1994: Sting was knocked down to the #2 face when Hulk Hogan joined World Championship Wrestling.
  • July 30, 1994 – Saturday Night: Steve Austin and Ric Flair defeated Sting and Ricky Steamboat.
  • August 6, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated TA McCoy.
  • August 13, 1994 – Worldwide: Sting defeated The Gambler.
  • August 27, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated John Faulkner.
  • September 18, 1994 – Fall Brawl: Big Van Vader defeated Sting and The Guardian Angel in a Triangle match.
  • Naturally joined forces with Hulk Hogan (probably because Hogan didn’t wanna face him) to battle the Dungeon of Doom.
  • October 15, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Vader by disqualification.
  • October 24, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Steve Keirn.
  • November 12, 1994 – Worldwide: Sting and Hulk Hogan defeated The Harris Brothers.
  • November 16, 1994 – WCW Clash of Champions: Hulk Hogan/Sting/Dave Sullivan defeated The Butcher/Avalanche/Kevin Sullivan.
  • November 26, 1994 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Denny Brown.
  • December 27, 1994 – Starrcade: Sting defeated Avalanche by disqualification.
  • January 4, 1995 – NJPW: Sting defeated Tony Palmore in the semi-finals. Antonio Inoki defeated Sting to win the tournament.
  • January 7, 1995 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Bobby Eaton.
  • January 14, 1995 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Mark Kyle.
  • January 25, 1995 – WCW Clash of Champions: Sting defeated Avalanche by submission with the Gaurdian Angel as the referee.
  • February 4, 1995 – Saturday Night: Dustin Rhodes, Randy Savage and Sting defeated Blacktop Bully, Bunkhouse Buck and Dick Slater.
  • February 19, 1995 – SuperBrawl: Randy Savage and Sting defeated Big Bubba Rogers and Avalanche.
  • March 19, 1995 – Uncensored: Big Bubba Rogers defeated Sting.
  • March 25, 1995 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated LT James Earl Wright.
  • May 3, 1995 – Worldwide: Sting defeated Tex Slazenger.
  • May 21, 1995 – Slamboree: Sting defeated Big Bubba Rogers in a Lights Out Match.

World Championship Wrestling – WCW United States Champion:

  • June 18, 1995 – Great American Bash: Sting defeated Meng in the Finals of a tournament to win the vacant United States title.
  • July 8, 1995 – Worldwide: Sting and Renegade defeated Bunkhouse Buck and Dick Slater.
  • July 16, 1995 – Bash at the Beach: Sting defeated Meng to retain the United States title.
  • July 29, 1995 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Scott Stevens.
  • August 4, 1995 – WCW Clash of Champions: Sting and Road Warrior Hawk defeated Meng and Kurasawa.
  • August 12, 1995 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Dino Casanova to retain the United States title.
  • September 4, 1995 – Nitro: Ric Flair defeated Sting by DQ (Sting retains the WCW United States Title).
  • September 9, 1995 – Saturday Night: Sting and Randy Savage defeated Earl Robert Eaton and Lord Steven Regal.
  • September 11, 1995 – Nitro: WCW U.S. Champion Sting defeated V.K. Wallstreet.
  • September 17, 1995 – Fall Brawl: The Hulkamaniacs defeated The Dungeon of Doom in a War Games Cage match.
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage and Lex Luger and Sting defeated Kamala and The Zodiac and The Shark and Meng.
  • September 23, 1995 – NJPW: Keiji Muto defeated Sting.
  • September 24, 1995 – NJPW: Keiji Muto and Sting defeated Big Bubba and Scott Norton.
  • September 25, 1995 – NJPW: Big Bubba and Scott Norton defeated Sting and Hawk Warrior.

World Championship Wrestling – Screwed by the Horsemen:

  • Ric Flair was feuding with Arn Anderson and Brian Pillman, and needed a partner, so he campaigned to win Sting’s trust back.
  • ~~~After weeks of declining, Sting finally accepted, but warned what would happen if Ric Flair decided to screw him.
  • October 9, 1995 – Nitro: WCW U.S. Champion Sting defeated Shark.
  • October 16, 1995 – Nitro: Sting and Ric Flair defeated Arn Anderson and Brian Pillman by Count Out.
  • October 23, 1995 – Nitro: Lex Luger and Sting defeated Harlem Heat.
  • October 29, 1995 – Halloween Havoc: Sting and Ric Flair beat Brian Pillman and Arn Anderson by DQ when Flair turned on Sting!.
  • ~~~Before the Event went on the air, Ric Flair was attacked backstage, taking him out of the match!
  • ~~~Proceeded to defend Ric Flair’s honor, taking on Arn Anderson and Brian Pillman by himself.
  • ~~~Ric Flair limped out during the match, all bandaged up, but instead of helping Sting, he turned on him!!!!!!
  • ~~~Ric Flair joined Arn Anderson and Brian Pillman in the subsequent reformation of the Four Horsemen!
  • November 6, 1995 – Nitro: Sting defeated Ric Flair to retain the WCW United States Title.
  • Nitro: Attacked Ric Flair and put the Scorpion Deathlock on him, refusing to release the hold.
  • ~~~His best friend, Lex Luger, came out and talked Sting into letting Ric Flair go.
  • November 13, 1995 – Nitro: Sting defeated Dean Malenko to retain the WCW United States Title.
  • November 14, 1995 – NJPW: Sting and Keiji Muto defeated Arn Anderson and Ric Flair.
  • November 23, 1995 – Nitro: Sting wrestled Hulk Hogan, and managed to get him in the Scorpion Deathlock.
  • ~~~It looked like he was going to gain victory when the move was broken up by the Dungeon of Doom.
  • November 26, 1995 – World War 3: Sting defeated Ric Flair by Submission in a Super Grudge Match.
  • ~~~Both Sting and Ric Flair (immediately after their match) participated in the 3-ring 60-Man Battle Royal.
  • November 27, 1995 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson and Brian PIllman.
  • December 4, 1995 – Nitro: Sting defeated Kurasawa.
  • December 11, 1995 – Nitro: Hulk Hogan and Sting defeated Ric Flair and Arn Anderson.
  • December 16, 1995 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Sgt. Craig Pittman.
  • December 18, 1995 – Nitro: Sting defeated Bobby Eaton by submission.
  • December 25, 1995 – Nitro: Sting defeated Big Bubba Rogers.
  • December 27, 1995 – Starrcade: Sting defeated Kensuke Sasaki (Part of the World Cup of Wrestling Series).
  • ~~~On The Same Card: Ric Flair defeated Lex Luger and Sting by Count Out to earn a shot at the World title!

World Championship Wrestling – Sting and Lex Luger:

  • January 1, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated the Super Assassins.
  • January 8, 1996 – Nitro: Sting defeated Diamond Dallas Page by submission.
  • January 15, 1996 – Nitro: Ric Flair defeated Sting to retain the WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • January 22, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Harlem Heat to win the WCW World Tag Team titles.
  • January 23, 1996 – WCW Clash of Champions: Sting and Lex Luger defeated The Blue Bloods to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • February 3, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Denny Brown.
  • February 5, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated The Road Warriors to retain the WCW World Tag Team titles.
  • February 10, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting and Lex Luger defeated The Barrio Brothers to retain the tag team titles.
  • February 11, 1996 – SuperBrawl: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Harlem Heat to retain the Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~Later that night: Sting and Lex Luger wrestled The Road Warriors to a No Contest (thus retaining).
  • February 17, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Earl Robert Eaton and David Taylor to retain the tag team titles.
  • February 24, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Public Enemy to retain the tag team titles.
  • February 26, 1996 – Nitro: Sting defeated Big Bubba Rogers.
  • March 16, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Kurasawa.
  • March 23, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Earl Bobby Eaton.
  • March 24, 1996 – Uncensored: Sting and Booker T (sub for Luger) defeated The Road Warriors in a Street Fight.
  • March 25, 1996 – Nitro: World Tag Team Champions Sting and Lex Luger defeated The American Males to retain the tag team titles.
  • March 30, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Hugh Morris.
  • April 1, 1996 – Nitro: The Giant defeated Sting by DQ.
  • April 13, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Chris Kanyon.
  • April 15, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair and The Giant by DQ to retain the WCW World Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~Before the match, The Nature Boy Ric Flair took time to flirt with Steve McMichael’s wife Debra sitting in the front row.
  • ~~~Woman came down and threw a cup of hot coffee at Lex Luger who ducked and the coffee hit Sting in the face!!
  • April 22, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair and The Giant by Disqualification in a all title match.
  • ~~~The WCW World Tag Team titles were on the line and so was Lex Luger’s WCW Television Title.
  • April 29, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Harlem Heat to retain the WCW World Tag Team titles.
  • May 6, 1996 – Nitro: Sting defeated Lord Steven Regal.
  • May 18, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Meng.
  • May 19, 1996 – Slaboree: The Giant defeated Sting to retain the WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • May 20, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated the Meng and Barbarian to retain the WCW World Tag Team titles.
  • May 25, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Lord Steven Regal.
  • May 27, 1996 – Nitro: Scott Steiner vs. Sting ended in a Double DQ.
  • June 1, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Johnny Grunge.
  • June 3, 1996 – Nitro: The Steiner Brothers defeated Sting and Lex Luger by DQ (DQ means Sting and Lex Luger retain their titles).
  • June 8, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting defeated Hugh Morris.
  • June 10, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Ric Flair and Arn Anderson by DQ to retain the WCW World Tag Team titles.
  • June 16, 1996 – Great American Bash: Sting defeated Lord Steven Regal in a Special Challenge match.
  • June 24, 1996 – Nitro: Harlem Heat beat Sting and Luger and The Steiners in a Triangle Match to win the WCW Tag Team titles.
  • June 29, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting, Lex Luger and Randy Savage defeated Maxx, The Barbarian and Meng.

World Championship Wrestling – new World order:

  • The Outsiders (Scott Hall and Kevin Nash) began invading WCW, and Sting was the first to step up and confront them.
  • July 6, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting, Lex Luger and Randy Savage defeated Mike Enos, VK Wallstreet and Dick Slater.
  • July 7, 1996 – Bash at the Beach: Kevin Nash and Scott Hall and Mystery Man defeated Sting and Randy Savage and Lex Luger.
  • ~~~Nash and Hall started the match alone, and soon injured Lex Luger, taking him out of the match and evening the odds.
  • ~~~Sting and Savage were getting beaten when out of nowhere, Hulk Hogan came running down to help out.
  • ~~~In a move that shocked the world, Hogan leg dropped Randy Savage, revealing HIMSELF as the mystery partner!!.
  • July 8, 1996 – Nitro: Sting defeated Arn Anderson by Submission (The Outsiders made their appearance during the match).
  • July 15, 1996 – Nitro: While Sting, Randy Savage, The Giant and Ric Flair were in Japan the nWo took over WCW Nitro.
  • July 16, 1996 – NJPW: Sting and Keiji Muto defeated The Road Warriors.
  • July 17, 1996 – NJPW: WCW world heavyweight champion The Giant defeated Sting to retain the title.
  • July 22, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger and Randy Savage defeated Arn Anderson and Chris Benoit and Steve McMichael.
  • July 27, 1996 – Saturday Night: Sting and Randy Savage defeated The Nasty Boys.
  • July 29, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger and Randy Savage vs. Ric Flair and Chris Benoit and Steve McMichael (Double Count-out).
  • August 5, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated The Nasty Boys (Brian Knobbs and Jerry Sags).
  • August 10, 1996 – Hog Wild: The Outsiders defeated Lex Luger and Sting to win the Tag Team titles!.
  • August 12, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger vs Scott Hall and Kevin Nash ended in a No-Contest.
  • August 15, 1996 – WCW Clash of Champions: Harlem Heat vs The Steiners vs Sting and Lex Luger was a No Contest.
  • August 26, 1996 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger vs Chris Benoit and Steve McMichael ended in a No Contest when the nWo interfered.
  • September 1996 – Nitro: Lex Luger tried to get at the nWo, only to be attacked and beated up by his best friend Sting!
  • ~~~Everyone in WCW began wondering why he had joined the nWo, despite his consistent denials that he had done so.
  • September 2, 1996 – Nitro: The Steiner Brothers defeated Sting and Lex Luger by DQ.
  • September 15, 1996 – Fall Brawl: The new World order defeated The Horsemen in a War Games Cage Match.
  • ~~~Hollywood Hogan and Scott Hall and Kevin Nash and nWo Sting beat Ric Flair and Arn Anderson and Lex Luger and Sting.
  • ~~~Everyone thought he had joined the nWo when the REAL Sting hit the ring, attacked the nWo, and left.
  • ~~~WCW’s lack of faith, caused Sting’s feelings to be hurt, and resulted in a physical transformation.
  • ~~~He then disappeared from World Championship Wrestling.
  • September 19, 1996 – NJPW: Sting defeated Masahiro Chono in the 1st round.
  • September 20, 1996 – NJPW: Sting and Shiro Koshinaka defeated Hiro Saito and Masahiro Chono.
  • September 21, 1996 – NJPW: Shiro Koshinaka defeated Sting in the quarter-finals.
  • September 23, 1996 – NJPW: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Arn Anderson and Lord Steven Regal.
  • December 2, 1996 – Nitro: Rick Steiner defeated Sting by Count Out.

World Championship Wrestling – The “Crow” Gimmick:

  • Sting started showing up as the Black and White Sting, appearing mysteriously in the rafters at WCW events.
  • After close to a year of dropping from rafters, and coming out of the crowd, and being generally mysterious.
  • ~~~Sting revealed his true colors when he helped WCW’s team fend off the NWO after they tried to attack Lex Luger.
  • WCW Commissioner JJ Dillon began a campaign to bring back Sting as the savior of World Championship Wrestling.
  • November 10, 1997 – Nitro: Hollywood Hogan of the new World order challenged Sting to a match.
  • ~~~Hulk Hogan called out Sting who came from the ceiling but was attacked by the entire nWo.
  • December 28, 1997 – Starrcade: Finally got his shot at Hulk Hogan and ended up winning the WCW World title.
  • December 29, 1997 – Nitro: Sting vs. Hulk Hogan ended in a No Contest.
  • January 24, 1998 – Souled Out: JJ Dillon stripped him of the World title and set up a rematch at the SuperBrawl.
  • February 2, 1998 – Nitro: Sting defeated Randy “Macho Man” Savage.
  • February 16, 1998 – Nitro: Lex Luger and Sting defeated Hollywood Hogan and Randy Savage by DQ.
  • February 22, 1998 – SuperBrawl: Defeated Hulk Hogan to capture the vacant WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • February 23, 1998 – Nitro: WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sting defeated Scott Hall by DQ.
  • March 2, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and Randy Savage defeated Scott Hall and Hulk Hogan by DQ.
  • March 9, 1998 – Nitro: Hollywood Hogan and The Outsiders defeated Sting and The Giant and Randy Savage.
  • March 15, 1998 – Uncensored: Sting defeated Scott Hall to retain the WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • March 16, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Hollywood Hogan and Randy Savage by DQ.
  • March 23, 1998 – Nitro: WCW World Champion Sting defeated WCW U.C Champion Diamond Dallas Page.
  • March 27, 1998 – Thunder: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan and Kevin Nash by DQ.
  • March 30, 1998 – Nitro: Kevin Nash and Randy Savage defeated Sting and Lex Luger.
  • April 6, 1998 – Nitro: WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sting defeated Kevin Nash by DQ.
  • April 13, 1998 – Nitro: WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sting vs. Kevin Nash ended in a No Contest.
  • April 17, 1998 – Thunder: Kevin Nash and Sting defeated Bret Hart and Sting by DQ.
  • April 19, 1998 – Spring Stampede: Randy Savage defeated Sting to capture the WCW World Heavyweight title.

World Championship Wrestling – Red and Black Attack:

  • April 24, 1998 – Thunder: Defeated Scott Steiner by DQ.
  • April 27, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger and The Giant defeated Brian Adams and Konnan and Scott Steiner by DQ.
  • May 17, 1998 – Slamboree: Sting and The Giant defeated The Outsiders to win the WCW Tag Team titles!.
  • May 25, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated The Giant and nWo Sting.
  • When the nWo split up, Sting joined the nWo Wolfpac with Kevin Nash, Konnan, Randy Savage and Lex Luger.
  • Sting and The Giant had a rift and battled at the Great American Bash 1998 for the Tag Team championship.
  • June 14, 1998 – Great American Bash: Sting defeated The Giant to claim the WCW Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~He then chose Kevin Nash as his new partner and presented him with one of the Tag Team belts.
  • June 15, 1998 – Nitro: World Tag Team Champions Sting and Kevin Nash defeated Harlem Heat.
  • June 25, 1998 – Thunder: WCW world tag team champions Lex Luger and Sting defeated The Giant and Brian Adams to retain the titles.
  • June 30, 1998 – Nitro: WCW World Tag Team Champions Lex Luger and Sting defeated Davey Boy Smith and Jim Neidhart.
  • July 6, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Sick Boy and Billy Kidman.
  • July 20, 1998 – Nitro: Scott Hall and The Giant defeated Sting and Lex Luger to win the World Tag Team titles.
  • July 27, 1998 – Nitro: Defeated Scott Hall by DQ.
  • August 3, 1998 – Nitro: World Tag Team Champions Scott Hall and The Giant defeated Sting and Bret Hart.
  • August 5, 1998 – Thunder: Sting and Lex Luger and Konnan defeated Scott Hall and Curt Hennig and Brian Adams.
  • August 8, 1998 – Road Wild: Participated in a Battle Royal, which was won by World Champion Bill Goldberg.
  • August 10, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and Kevin Nash defeated World Tag Team Champions The Giant and Kevin Nash by DQ.
  • August 31, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan and Bret Hart by DQ.
  • September 7, 1998 – Nitro: Roddy Piper and Diamond Dallas Page defeated Sting and Lex Luger by DQ.
  • September 13, 1998 – Fall Brawl: Participated in the 1st ever 3-Team War Games match (WCW vs nWo vs Wolfpac).
  • September 14, 1998 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Bill Goldberg defeated Sting.
  • September 28, 1998 – Nitro: Hulk Hogan vs. Bret Hart and later Sting ended in a No Contest.
  • October 4, 1998 – Nitro: WCW U.S. Champion Bret Hart vs. Sting ended in a No Contest.
  • October 11, 1998 – Nitro: Sting and The Warrior defeated Hulk Hogan and Bret Hart by DQ.
  • October 18, 1998 – Nitro: Bret Hart defeated Sting by DQ.
  • October 25, 1998 – Halloween Havoc: Bret Hart defeated Sting by Knockout to retain the United States title.
  • Took time off to heal a few injuries and film a movie.

World Championship Wrestling – The Return of Sting:

  • April 11, 1999: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Ric Flair and Sting and Hulk Hogan to win the WCW title!.
  • April 12, 1999 – Nitro: Sting defeated Ric Flair.
  • April 26, 1999 – Nitro: Sting defeated Diamond Dallas Page to win the WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Later in the night: DDP defeated Sting and Kevin Nash and Bill Goldberg to win back the WCW title!
  • May 9, 1999 – Slamboree: Sting vs Bill Goldberg ended in a NO CONTEST.
  • May 17, 1999 – Nitro: Sting vs. Rick Steiner ended in a No Contest.
  • May 31, 1999 – Nitro: Sting vs. Rick Steiner in a steel cage ended in a No Contest.
  • June 14, 1999 – Great American Bash: Sting vs Rick Steiner in a Falls Count Anywhere match was a No Contest.
  • After a short feud with Rick Steiner, he turned his attention to long time nemesis, Ric Flair.
  • June 21, 1999 – Nitro: Sting vs. Randy Savage ended in a No Contest.
  • July 11, 1999 – Bash at the Beach: Randy Savage and Sid Vicious defeated Kevin Nash and Sting.
  • July 12, 1999 – Nitro: Sting defeated David Flair by DQ.
  • July 19, 1999 – Nitro: Defeated Ric Flair to win the Control of WCW.
  • July 26, 1999 – Nitro: Kevin Nash and Sid Vicious defeated Hollywood Hogan and Sting.
  • August 2, 1999 – Nitro: Sting and Bill Goldberg defeated Rick Steiner and Sid Vicious by DQ.
  • August 9, 1999 – Nitro: Bill Goldberg and Sting and Hulk Hogan defeated Sid Vicious and Kevin Nash and Rick Steiner.
  • August 14, 1999 – Road Wild: Sid Vicious defeated Sting.
  • August 23, 1999 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Hulk Hogan vs. Sting ended in a No Contest.

World Championship Wrestling – Sting Heel?:

  • September 12, 1999 – Fall Brawl: Sting defeated Hulk Hogan to win the WCW World title turning heel in the process!
  • September 13, 1999 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Sting and Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan and Bret Hart.
  • September 20, 1999 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Sting defeated World Television Champion Chris Benoit.
  • September 27, 1999 – Nitro: Ric Flair and Bret Hart defeated World Heavyweight Champion Sting and Diamond Dallas Page and Lex Luger.
  • October 4, 1999 – Nitro: Ric Flair and Hulk Hogan defeated World Heavyweight Champion Sting and Lex Luger.
  • October 18, 1999 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Sting defeated Bret Hart.
  • October 24, 1999 – Halloween Havoc: Defeated Hulk Hogan to retain the WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Bill Goldberg defeated Sting to capture the WCW World Heavyweight title.
  • October 25, 1999 – Nitro: Defeated Brian Knobbs.
  • November 1, 1999 – Nitro: Sting and Lex Luger defeated World Tag Team Champions Konnan and Billy Kidman by DQ.
  • November 8, 1999 – Nitro: Bill Goldberg defeated Sting.
  • November 15, 1999 – Nitro: Defeated Lex Luger.
  • November 21, 1999 – Mayhem: Bret Hart defeated Sting in a Semi-Finals of a World Title Tournament.
  • His heel run was considered very unsuccessful and it didn’t take him long to turn face.
  • November 22, 1999 – Nitro: Meng defeated Sting.
  • November 29, 1999 – Nitro: Chris Benoit defeated Jeff Jarrett and Sting in a 3-WAY match.
  • December 6, 1999 – Nitro: Sting defeated Scott Hall.
  • December 9, 1999 – Thunder: Diamond Dallas Page defeated Sting.

World Championship Wrestling – Sting vs Lex Luger:

World Championship Wrestling – Sting vs Vampiro:

  • March 20, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated Ric Flair by DQ.
  • March 27, 2000 – Nitro: Sting and Vampiro defeated Team Package in a Texas Tornado match.
  • April 10, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated Sid Vicious by Count Out, Later that night Diamond Dallas Page defeated Sting in a World Heavyweight Title Tournament match.
  • Had an intense feud with Vampiro, which included a House of Pain match, an Inferno match among others.
  • April 16, 2000 – Spring Stampede: Sting defeated Vampiro in the Semi-Finals of the U.S. Title Tournament.
  • ~~~Later that Night: Scott Steiner defeated Sting in the Finals to win the WCW United States title!
  • April 24, 2000 – Nitro: Vampiro defeated Sting in a First Blood Match.
  • May 3, 2000 – Thunder: Sting defeated Mike Awesome.
  • May 7, 2000 – Slamboree: Sting defeated Vampiro.
  • May 8, 2000 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jarrett defeated Sting.
  • May 10, 2000 – Thunder: Sting vs. Mike Awesome ended in a No Contest.
  • May 15, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated Vampiro in a House Of Pain match.
  • May 29, 2000 – Nitro: Billy Kidman defeated Sting.
  • June 5, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jarrett in a non-title match.
  • June 11, 2000 – Great American Match: Vampiro defeated Sting in an Inferno match by lighting him on fire.
  • ~~~At the end of the match, he switched with a stunt man, who was set on fire and pushed off a balcony!
  • July 31, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett, later that night World Heavyweight Champion Booker T defeated Sting.
  • August 2, 2000 – Thunder: Sting and Booker T and Kronik defeated Vampiro and The Demon and The Great Muta and Jeff Jarrett in a 8-Man Elimination Tornado match.
  • August 7, 2000 – Nitro: Scott Steiner defeated Sting in a Lead Pipe on a Pole match, later that night The Steiner Brothers vs. Kevin Nash and Sting ended in a No Contest.
  • August 9, 2000 – Thunder: The Cat and Sting defeated The Great Muta and Vampiro.
  • August 13, 2000 – New Blood Rising: Sting defeated The Demon (representing the Dark Carnival).
  • ~~~After the match, Vampiro and The Great Muta attacked Sting until KroniK made the save!.
  • August 14, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated Vampiro.
  • August 28, 2000 – Nitro: Sting vs. The Great Muta ended in a No Contest.
  • September 4, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated Vampiro and The Great Muta in a Wargames Qualifying Handicap match, later that night Sting participated in the wargames won by Kevin Nash.
  • September 11, 2000 – Nitro: Defeated The Harris Brothers in a handicap match.
  • September 17, 2000 – Fall Brawl: Sting defeated Vampiro and The Great Muta in a Triangle Match.
  • September 18, 2000 – Nitro: World Heavyweight Champion Booker T vs. Sting ended in a No Contest.
  • September 25, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated WCW U.S. Champion Lance Storm in a non-title match.
  • October 2, 2000 – Nitro: Jeff Jarrett and Booker T defeated Sting and Scott Steiner.
  • October 4, 2000 – Thunder: Shane Douglas defeated Sting.
  • October 9, 2000 – Nitro: Sting defeated Scott Steiner.
  • October 16, 2000 – Nitro: Kevin Nash defeated Sting in a lumberjack match.
  • October 18, 2000 – Thunder: Sting participated in the Countdown to Armageddon Battle Royal won by Mike Awesome.
  • October 25, 2000 – Thunder: Bill Goldberg and Sting and Booker T defeated Jeff Jarrett and Kronik.
  • October 29, 2000 – Halloween Havoc: Jeff Jarrett defeated Sting.
  • November 1, 2000 – Thunder: Sting and Mike Awesome defeated Jeff Jarrett and Vampiro.
  • November 6, 2000 – Nitro: Scott Steiner and Jeff Jarrett defeated Sting and Buff Bagwell.
  • November 13, 2000 – Nitro: Sting and Scott Steiner defeated Mike Awesome and Bam Bam Bigelow. later that night Scott Steiner and Sting defeated Kronik.
  • November 15, 2000 – Thunder: Sting defeated Scott Steiner to win the lethal lottery tournament.
  • November 2000: He took some time off from WCW Television.

World Championship Wrestling – WCW Farewell:

  • March 26, 2001: Sting returned and wrestled his last match against Ric Flair in the main event of the final Nitro broadcast on TNT.
  • ~~~Sting defeated Ric Flair with the Scorpion Deathlock in a nostalgia match – they shook hands and hugged to celebrate WCW.
  • Bordon sat out his WCW/Time Warner/AOL contract and basically got paid for the remainder of his agreement for doing nothing.
  • March 2002: Bordon’s WCW/Time Warner/AOL contract expired. but he was not expected to return to wrestling.
  • June 2002: Rumors circulated that he had signed a deal with WWE to return to the wrestling ring.
  • ~~~However, with the increased volume of ‘smut’ and ‘violence’, as expected, it ended up being just a ‘rumor’.

World Wrestling All-stars:

NWA: Total Nonstop Action:

Sting aka Steve Bordon:

  • July 21, 2004 – Hawaiian Championship Wrestling: Sting and The Great Muta beat Diamond Dallas Page and Satoshi Kojima.
  • January 22, 2005 – Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (In Korea): Sting defeated Billy Gunn.
  • Steve Bordon has the name ‘Sting’ trademarked, unlike Gordon Matthew Sumner, the singer, that calls himself ‘Sting’
  • December 1, 2006: Steve Bordon a.k.a. Sting now co-hosts a show on Trinity Brodcasting Netowrk called “Priase The Lord”.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting: Return of an Icon:

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs Jeff Jarrett :

  • February 18, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett gave Alex Shelley a project – to get footage that “proves that Sting is a QUITTER!”.
  • February 25, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Alex Shelley presented hidden video of Sting but Jarrett told him to get something more damaging.
  • March 4, 2006 – TNA: Footage was shown of Sting catching Alex Shelley taping him and promising to show up at Destination-X!
  • March 12, 2006 – Destination-X: Showed up and attacked Jeff Jarrett’s Army but Scott Steiner appeared and destroyed Sting!
  • March 25, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Did an interview and said he’d come back if he got a War Games match against Jarrett’s Army.
  • April 1, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett’s Army tried to attack Sting but a dozen or so TNA guys ran down to make the save!
  • April 8, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Said he’d announce his team for Lockdown next week and challenged Jeff Jarrett to a match.
  • April 13, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated “Showtime” Eric Young (appointed by Jeff Jarrett to take him on).
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett’s Army attacked Sting until Ron Killings, AJ Styles and Rhino (aka Sting’s Warriors) made the big save!
  • April 23, 2006 – TNA Lockdown: Sting’s Warriors defeated Jeff Jarrett’s Army in a Lethal Lockdown (War Games) match.
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett’s Army = Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner and Chris Harris and James Storm w/Gail Kim and Jackie Gayda.
  • ~~~Sting’s Warriors = Sting and “Phenominal” AJ Styles and Ron “The Truth” Killings and “The War Machine” Rhino.
  • April 27, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner demanded that Sting come out and chose his partner for Sacrifice.
  • ~~~Pplayed games with Jarrett/Steiner, giving THEM the choice to pick between Door #1 and Door #2 OR pass until next week.
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett passed, so Sting revealed that Buff Bagwell and Lex Luger were this week’s choices making them void now.
  • May 4, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett once again passed on Door #1, and Sting revealed Rick Steiner was behind the door!
  • May 11, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Finally announced that his partner at Sacrifice would be X-Division Champion Samoa Joe!
  • May 14, 2006 – TNA Sacrifice: Sting and Samoa Joe defeated Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner w/Gail Kim in a tag team match.
  • ~~~After the match, Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner attacked Sting, and Samoa Joe saw it, but decided to walk out instead of help!
  • June 8, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Defeated Scott Steiner w/Gail Kim by DQ in a “King of the Mountain Qualifying” match.
  • June 18, 2006 – TNA Slammiversary: Jeff Jarrett won a controversial King of the Mountain Match to recapture the NWA World title!
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett defeated Christian Cage (champion) and Sting and Ron Killings and Abyss in a 5-WAY King of the Mountain Match.
  • ~~~The finish was EXTREMELY controversial, so Jim Cornette confiscated the NWA belt and will make an announcement on IMPACT.
  • July 6, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Christian Cage and Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett and Scott Steiner in a tag team main event.
  • July 16, 2006 – TNA Victory Road: Sting defeated Christian Cage and Scott Steiner and Samoa Joe in a 4-WAY Road to Victory match.
  • August 10, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Christian Cage vs Scott Steiner ended in a No Contest when Jarrett interfered and Sting made the save!.
  • August 13, 2006 – TNA Hard Justice: Jeff Jarrett defeated Sting to retain the NWA World title when Christian Cage turned on Sting!
  • August 17, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Challenged Jeff Jarrett to a rematch, and Jarrett accept only if it was his title vs Sting’s career!
  • August 24, 2006 – TNA IMPACT: Accepted Jeff Jarrett challenge to an “NWA title vs career” match at Bound For Glory.

Total Nonstop Action – NWA World Heavyweight Champion:

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Abyss:

  • January 18, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Abducted Father James Mitchell and beat him demanding he reveal Abyss’ big secret.
  • January 25, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: He revealed Abyss’ secret – that he was in prison for shooting his father in the back three times.
  • ~~~An extremely angry Abyss attacked Sting and brawled backstage, where Father James Mitchell threw a fireball in Sting’s face!
  • February 1, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Father James Mitchell challenged Sting to face Abyss in a Prison Yard match.
  • February 8, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Abyss [red mask] w/Father James Mitchell defeated Chase Stevens w/Andy Douglas.
  • ~~~Showed up on the screen wearing the original Abyss mask and accepted Father James Mitchell’s challenge.
  • February 12, 2007 – TNA Against All Odds: Defeated Abyss w/Father James Mitchell in a Prison Yard match.
  • February 15, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Participated in a #1 Contenders Gauntlet Match (Eliminated by Robert Roode).
  • February 22, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Appeared laying on a “deathbed” and said Abyss’s life will change at Destination-X.
  • March 8, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Played some deep mind games with Abyss, appearing and disappearing all over the arena.
  • March 11, 2007 – TNA Destination-X: Sting defeated Abyss in a Last Rites match (Abyss was raised in a casket above the ring).
  • March 15, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Abyss appeared to join forces with Sting and they’ll face Christian Cage and A.J. Styles next week!
  • March 22, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Christian Cage and A.J. Styles defeated Sting and Abyss in a “Hell Froze Over” match.
  • ~~~Father James Mitchell returned with Abyss’s mother and blackmailed Abyss back under his control for the time being.
  • April 15, 2007 – TNA Lockdown: Team Angle defeated Team Cage in a Lethal Lockdown (War Games Style) match.
  • ~~~Team Cage = Christian Cage and A.J. Styles and Scott Steiner and Tomko and Abyss w/Father James Mitchell.
  • ~~~Team Angle = Kurt Angle and Samoa Joe and Rhino and Sting and Jeff Jarrett – Sting defeated Abyss to win!!

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Kurt Angle vs. Christian Cage:

  • April 26, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Sting vs. Kurt Angle (for title shot) ended in a No Contest when Team Cage interfered in the match.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Christian Cage defeated Sting by DQ to retain the NWA World Heavyweight title when Kurt Angle interfered.
  • May 3, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle and Sting defeated Christian Cage and A.J. Styles (winner of fall gets title shot at Sacrifice).
  • ~~~This tag team match ended with both Sting and Kurt Angle applying the Ankle-lock on A.J. Styles who quickly tapped out.
  • May 10, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: During a threeway interview, Christian did his best to stir up heat between Sting and Kurt Angle.
  • May 13, 2007 – TNA Sacrifice: Kurt Angle defeated Christian Cage and Sting in a 3-WAY to win the NWA World Heavyweight title!

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Christopher Daniels:

Total Nonstop Action – Sting and Abyss:

  • July 15, 2007 – TNA Victory Road: Sting and Abyss defeated A.J. Styles and Tomko in a tag team grudge match.
  • July 26, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated Robert Roode w/Miss Brooks in a No-DQ match with help from Eric Young.
  • ~~~Later that Night in the Main Event: Sting was tree-slammed back-first onto a pile of (gimmicked) broken glass.
  • August 2, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Abyss defeated Christian Cage and A.J. Styles w/Tomko with help from Andrew Martin.
  • August 12, 2007 – TNA Hard Justice: Sting and Abyss and Andrew Martin defeated Christian Cage and A.J. Styles and Tomko.
  • ~~~This was a Doomsday Chamber of Blood that ended with Abyss pinning A.J. Styles and earning a future title shot!

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Kurt Angle:

  • August 30, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Sting beat Samoa Joe and AJ Styles and Christian in a 4-WAY to win 1/2 of the Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~The winner of the match earned the right to become Kurt Angle’s tag partner and inherited 1/2 of the TNA Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~: Ron “The Truth” Killings attacked Sting and Adam “Pacman” Jones spray-painte/augustgraphed “PAC” on Sting’s back!
  • September 6, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Abyss and Jay Lethal defeated Kurt Angle and Sting (Abyss pinned Kurt Angle to win!).
  • ~~~After the match: Ron Killings and Adam “Pacman” Jones hit the ring and spray-painted “PAC” on the back of Kurt Angle.
  • September 9, 2007 – TNA No Surrender: Ron Killings and Pacman Jones beat Kurt Angle and Sting to win the TNA Tag Team titles.
  • ~~~Karen Angle showed up and took a dive and claimed Sting had slapped her so Kurt Angle gave Sting an Angle-slam!
  • September 13, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt and Karen Angle bragged about beating Sting and then viciously assaulted Sting.
  • September 20, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Got a 50-foot restraining order against Karen Angle and had her immediately arrested.
  • ~~~At the end of the show: Judas Mesias choked out Sting with a rope (orchestrated by Father James Mitchell).
  • September 27, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Judas Mesias called out Sting and they brawled and was immediately helped by Kurt Angle.
  • ~~~Rhino joined the chaos but was beat down by Kurt Angle and Judas Mesias until Abyss made the save and cleared the ring.
  • October 4, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle went all the way to California to harass Sting’s son (Garrett) at his football game.
  • October 11, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle showed up wearing Garrett Borton’s Football Jersey as a badge of honor.
  • ~~~Kevin Nash and Karen Angle convinced Kurt Angle that he crossed the line and Kurt searched for Sting so he could apologize.
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Kurt Angle and Brothers Ray and Devon beat Junior Fatu and LAX (Homicide and Hernandez w/The Latino Nation).
  • ~~~Was hiding under a mask within the Latino Nation and attacked Kurt Angle after the match with a Scorpion Deathlock!
  • October 14, 2007 – TNA Bound For Glory: Sting defeated Kurt Angle to capture the TNA world heavyweight title!!!
  • ~~~Karen Angle distracted the referee as Kevin Nash interfered on behalf of Kurt Angle but it couldn’t stop Sting from winning!
  • October 18, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Was presented with the TNA World Heavyweight belt during the “Parade of Champions”.
  • October 25, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle w/ Karen Angle defeated Sting to recapture the TNA World Heavyweight title.
  • November 8, 2007 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Samoa Joe and Eric Young defeated Kurt Angle and Robert Roode and James Storm.
  • November 11, 2007 – TNA Genesis: Kevin Nash and Kurt Angle w/Karen Angle defeated Sting and “A Mystery” (Booker T w/ Sharmell).
  • ~~~Kurt Angle escaped with his title with help from A.J. Styles and Tomko – a secret arrangement set up by his wife Karen Angle.

Total Nonstop Action – The Road to Lethal Lockdown:

  • March 20, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Tomko defeated Rhino after interference from A.J. Styles (Christian Cage made the big save!)
  • ~~~Christian Cage and Rhino defeated Team 3-D by DQ when Tomko and A.J. Styles interfered (Sting’s music played after the match).
  • March 27, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle had a series of sparring sessions with his two stable-mates, A.J. Styles and Tomko.
  • ~~~Christian Cage and Kevin Nash and Rhino attacked Styles and Tomko – Team 3-D helped the heels until Sting made the big save!
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: Christian Cage and Sting and Rhino and Kevin Nash defeated Tomko and A.J. Styles and Team 3-D (Ray and Devon).
  • ~~~After the match: “Cowboy” James Storm showed up out out of the blue and smashed a beer bottle over Sting’s head!
  • April 3, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated “Cowboy” James Storm w/Jackie Moore with Matt Morgan as the referee.
  • ~~~Matt Morgan shocked the world by helping Sting and joining Team Cage against Team Tomko for Lethal Lockdown.
  • April 10, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Kevin Nash and Sting defeated Team 3-D by Disqualification after Tomko and A.J. Styles interfered!
  • ~~~Christian Cage and Rhino joined in for a huge brawl, then Cowboy James Storm and Jackie Moore, followed by Big Matt Morgan!
  • April 13, 2008 – TNA Lockdown: Team Cage defeated Team Tomko in a Lethal Lockdown (War Games/Six Sides of Steel) Match.
  • ~~~Christian Cage and Kevin Nash and Rhino and Sting and Matt Morgan defeated Tomko and A.J. Styles and Team 3-D and James Storm.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting and Booker T:

  • April 17, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Booker T and BG James defeated Cowboy James Storm and Robert Roode and Kip James.
  • ~~~Booker T got mad because Matt Morgan interfered and said he didn’t need any help and had heated words with Sting!
  • April 24, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Booker T apologized to Sting but their reunion was interrupted by Robert Roode and James Storm.
  • ~~~LATER THAT NIGHT: Booker T and Sting defeated Robert Roode and James Storm w/Jackie Moore in a Tag Team Grudge Match.
  • May 8, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Defeated “Cowboy” James Storm in a No-DQ match with the Scorpion Death-drop.
  • May 11, 2008 – TNA Sacrifice: Team 3-D defeated Sting and James Storm in the 1st Round of the Deuces Wild Tournament.
  • May 15, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Mike Tenay did an interview with Sting talking about breaking into the business with Jim Helwig.
  • May 22, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Part 2 of Mike Tenay’s interview talking about Jeff Jarrett taking time off from TNA.
  • June 5, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Part 3 of Mike Tenay’s interview talking about Ric Flair and his recent retirement.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting’s heel transformation:

  • July 3, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Made a surprise appearance shown watching Kevin Nash and Samoe Joe from the rafters above.
  • July 10, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Samoa Joe and Booker T had a confrontation – Sting showed up and hyped the championship match!
  • July 13, 2008 – TNA Victory Road: Booker T defeated Samoa Joe after interference from Sting and Sharmell to win the TNA World title!
  • July 17, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle and Team 3-D showed up wearing Sting masks, praising Sting’s actions at Victory Road!
  • July 24, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: The lights went out briefly; Samoa Joe was knocked out and Booker T held up Sting’s trademark bat!
  • July 31, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Sting’s bat was mysteriously lowered from the rafters and used by Booker to knock Samoa Joe out!
  • ~~~A.J. Styles (who, up until this point had been defending Sting) hit the ring and furiously demanded that Sting explain his actions!
  • ~~~The lights went out, but it was Kurt Angle who appeared out of thin air and he destroyed A.J. Styles with three Olympic Slams!
  • ~~~IMPACT ended with Samoa Joe searching for Sting in the rafter but only found a mysterious black crow pirched on the rail.
  • August 7, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Samoa Joe called out Sting; then music played and Joe looked up and spotted Sting in the rafters.
  • August 10, 2008 – TNA Hard Justice: A.J. Styles defeated Kurt Angle in a Last Man Standing match (and continued to assault).
  • ~~~The lights went out and Sting showed up and applied the Scorpion Death-lock on A.J. Styles on the entrance ramp!

Total Nonstop Action – Sting finally speaks:

  • August 28, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Cut a bitter old veteran promo complaining about the new generation of wrestlers in TNA.
  • ~~~Said he only wanted to help Samoa Joe, and promised to bring respect back into the business before he retires for good.
  • ~~~A.J. Styles confronted Sting, who gave AJ his bat and turned his back. AJ turned him around. Sting hit him with a Death-drop!
  • September 4, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Said there were a percentage of fans who agreed with him and wanted respect restored.
  • ~~~Samoa Joe confronted Sting, who gave Joe his bat and turned around. Joe gave the bat back and pulled out his own weapon.
  • ~~~Kevin Nash showed up and told Joe to do it man-to-man with no weapons – but then suddenly Sting whacked Joe with his bat!
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett’s music played and Sting said “cut the music!” and invited Jarrett to come talk to him in the ring next week.
  • September 11, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Called out Jeff Jarrett to “talk,” but Samoa Joe appeared above the ring in the rafters.
  • ~~~Samoa Joe invited Sting to come to No Surrender, because he (Joe) would be there but he wouldn’t be coming alone.
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett’s music played and Jarrett finally showed his face, coming out on stage and raising his guitar in the air!
  • September 14, 2008 – TNA No Surrender: Challenged the winner of the 4-WAY match to faced him at Bound For Glory.

Total Nonstop Action – The Road to Bound For Glory:

Total Nonstop Action – Sting [Main Event Mafia] vs. A.J. Styles (Turning Point):

  • October 16, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Confronted A.J. Styles, and got under his skin until Styles slapped Sting accross the face!
  • October 23, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle formed the “Main Event Mafia” with Kevin Nash, Booker T, and World champ Sting!
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: The Main Event Mafia (Kevin Nash and Sting) defeated A.J. Styles and Samoa Joe in a tag team match.
  • October 30, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Mick Foley tried to talk some sense into Sting, but in the end they simply “agreed to disagree”.
  • October 30, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Abyss defeated Kurt Angle by Disqualification when Angle raked his nails over Abyss’ burns.
  • ~~~LATER: A huge brawl between the New Generation and Main Event Mafia saw Scott Steiner return to TNA and join the Mafia!
  • November 6, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Mick Foley made A.J. Styles the #1 Contender and Styles had a heated confrontation with Sting.
  • ~~~The Main Event Mafia (Sting and Kurt Angle and Kevin Nash) defeated Jay Lethal and Consequences Creed and Eric Young.
  • November 9, 2008 – TNA Turning Point: Defeated “The Phenomenal” A.J. Styles to retain the TNA World Heavyweight title.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting [Main Event Mafia] vs. TNA Originals (Final Resolution):

  • November 13, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal to retain the TNA World Heavyweight title
  • December 4, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: “War Machine” Rhino defeated TNA World Heavyweight champion Sting in a Non-title match.
  • ~~~Kurt Angle interfered, but A.J. Styles took care of him – Sting was distracted by Styles at ringside and got GOREd by Rhino!
  • December 7, 2008 – TNA Final Resolution: The Main Event Mafia defeated The TNA Frontline to retain Sting’s World championship!
  • ~~~Sting and Kevin Nash and Scott Steiner and Booker T defeated A.J. Styles and Samoa Joe and Team 3-D (Brother Ray and Brother Devon).
  • ~~~Samoa Joe hit Sting with a Muscle-buster. Kevin Nash low-blowed Joe. Sting hit Joe with a Scorpion Death Drop for the 1-2-3

Total Nonstop Action – Sting [Main Event Mafia] vs. Rhino [TNA Originals] (Genesis):

  • December 18, 2008 – TNA IMPACT: Samoa Joe and A.J. Styles defeated Kevin Nash and Sting in a Six Sides of Steel Tag Team Match.
  • ~~~The show ended with the entire Main Event Mafia locking themselves in the Steel Cage with Samoa Joe and destroying him.
  • Sting won for “Best TNA Wrestler” in the 2008 Online World of Wrestling Year-End Awards.
  • January 11, 2009 – TNA Genesis: Defeated “The War Machine” Rhino to retain the TNA World Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Rhino was missing for most of the PPV because Kurt Angle had attacked him in a parking lot somewhere earlier in the day.

Total Nonstop Action – (Against All Odds):

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Kurt Angle (Destination X):

  • February 12, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Team 3-D (Brothers Ray and Devon) defeated The Main Event Mafia (Sting and Kurt Angle).
  • ~~~Sting (babyface) and Kurt Angle (heel) could not get along. Sting shoved Angle right into a roll-up by Devon for the victory!
  • ~~~MAIN EVENT: TNA champion Sting vs. Kurt Angle ended in a No Contest and they set up an Empty Arena match next week.
  • February 19, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Mick Foley did a Hardore History 101 talking about his ground-breaking feud with Sting in WCW.
  • February 19, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle vs. Sting ended in a No Contest in an Empty Arena when The Mafia got involved.
  • ~~~The Main Event Mafia tried to initiate peace between Sting and Kurt Angle, but Angle spit in Sting’s face and they brawled!
  • February 26, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett hosted a contract signing between Sting and Angle for a title match at Destination X.
  • ~~~The Mafia attacked Jeff Jarrett. Mick Foley tried to help but he was attacked. Finally Sting made the save and helped Foley out.
  • March 5, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Mick Foley tried to get Sting to leave the Main Event Mafia, but Sting remained loyal to the group.
  • March 12, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Eric Young (representing Sting) defeated Rocco (representing Kurt Angle) in the main event.
  • ~~~After the match; Kurt Angle went after Sting, but Mick Foley made the save. Scott Steiner attacked Mick Foley from behind.
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett ran down to go after Scott Steiner and Kevin Nash, but Sting got in the middle to protect them (but not Kurt Angle).
  • March 15, 2009 – TNA Destination X: Sting defeated Kurt Angle in a Grudge Match to retain the TNA World Heavyweight title.
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett was the special guest referee and Mick Foley was the special outside enforcer to keep the Main Event Mafia away.
  • ~~~After some drama, Angle brought a chair in and Foley snatched it away. Foley swung it at Angle but accidentally whacked Sting!
  • ~~~Angle knocked Foley out of the ring, and covered Sting for a 2-count by referee Jeff Jarrett. Angle started fighting with Jarrett.
  • ~~~Planted Kurt Angle with a Scorpion Death-drop for the 1-2-3 to retain the TNA World Heavyweight title!

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Mick Foley (Lockdown):

  • March 19, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: TNA Management (Jeff Jarrett and Mick Foley) beat The Main Event Mafia (Kurt Angle and Sting).
  • ~~~The story of the match was that Kurt Angle was on a mission to destroy Foley but Sting wanted a tag so he could protect him.
  • ~~~Jumped in and yelled “that’s enough!” – after some confusion, Foley grabbed a chair and whacked Sting for the 1-2-3!
  • March 26, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Mick Foley had a face-to-face confrontation with Foley offering his explanations.
  • April 2, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: TNA World champion Sting vs. Samoa Joe ended in a No Contest in a match booked by Mick Foley.
  • April 16, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: It a disturbing segment, Mick Foley interviewed Cactus Jack (himself) in the middle of the ring.
  • ~~~Sting showed up and talked to Mick Foley saying he was not intimidated – the Mafia music played and Foley attacked Sting!
  • ~~~Mick Foley found a barbed wire bat under the ring and told Sting he runs this place and he can do whatever the hell he wants!
  • April 19, 2009 – TNA Lockdown: Mick Foley defeated Sting in a Six Sides of Steel match to win the TNA World Heavyweight title!

Total Nonstop Action – Sacrifice:

  • April 30, 2009 – IMPACT: Foley and Angle started fighting in the office – the lights went out and Sting whacked them both with a chair!
  • May 7, 2009 – IMPACT: The Main Event Mafia defeated Mick Foley and Jeff Jarrett and Christopher Daniels and A.J. Styles and Samoa Joe.
  • ~~~The Main Event Mafia = (Kurt Angle and Sting and Scott Steiner and Kevin Nash -w/Jenna Morasca- and Booker T -w/Sharmell-.
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett drove Foley face-first into a barbed wire bat. Sting pinned Foley just as Jarrett was giving Kurt Angle the Stroke.
  • May 14, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Mike Tenay did a sit-down interview with Sting about putting his career on the line at Sacrifice.
  • May 21, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated “Showtime” Eric Young by Submission in a Sacrifice Tune-up match.
  • May 24, 2009 – TNA Sacrifice: Sting defeated Mick Foley (c) and Kurt Angle and Jeff Jarrett in a 4-WAY Sacrifice Match.
  • ~~~Mick Foley put his TNA World Heavyweight title on the line, while Jeff Jarrett put his control over TNA on the line.
  • ~~~Sting put his career on the line, and Kurt Angle put his status as “Godfather” of the Main Event Mafia up for grabs.
  • ~~~The stipulation of this special fourway match was that whoever got pinned would lose what they were willing to sacrifice.
  • ~~~Sting pinned Kurt Angle to become the leader of the Main Event Mafia – and Foley retained his TNA championship.

Total Nonstop Action – Slammiversary:

  • May 28, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Took over as the “Godfather” of the Main Event Mafia and made immediate changes.
  • June 11, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle beat Sting in a King of the Mountain Qualifying match with help from Matt Morgan.
  • June 18, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Matt Morgan challenged Sting to a match at Slammiversary for Sting’s position in the Mafia.
  • ~~~Samoa Joe and A.J. Styles defeated Jeff Jarrett and Mick Foley and The Main Event Mafia (Kurt Angle and Sting) in a 3-WAY.
  • ~~~Samoa Joe single-handledly finished off the Main Event Mafia doing all the work for his team (because Styles was injured).
  • June 21, 2009 – TNA Slammiversary: Sting defeated Matt Morgan to retain his position in the Main Event Mafia.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Samoa Joe:

  • June 25, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Confronted the entire Main Event Mafia and ended up getting the crap beat out of him!
  • July 2, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle and Samoa Joe defeated Jeff Jarrett and A.J. Styles with Angle’s TNA World title on the line.
  • ~~~After the match; the Main Event Mafia attacked A.J. Styles until Sting made the save with his trademark baseball bat!
  • July 9, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Called out Samoa Joe and demanded to know who Joe’s secret “adviser” was but Joe wouldn’t say.
  • July 16, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle vs. Sting ended in a No Contest in a Six Sides of Steel Grudge match.
  • ~~~Samoa Joe entered the steel cage and locked the door but he was caught by Sting in the Scorpion Deathlock.
  • ~~~The lights went out and “FTW” appeared – suddenly Joe reversed the hold and he had Sting in the Rear Naked Choke.
  • July 19, 2009 – TNA Victory Road: Samoa Joe defeated Sting by submission after the “secret adviser” Taz revealed himself.

Total Nonstop Action – Kurt Angle vs. Sting vs. Matt Morgan:

  • August 6, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: the locker rooms cleared and there was a fifteen minute riot all around the IMPACT Zone.
  • ~~~Sting defeated Brutus Magnus (w/Doug Williams and Rob Terry) by Submission with the Scorpion Deathlock.
  • ~~~World Elite members Eric Young, the Sheik, and Kiyoshi attacked Sting until Mick Foley and Bobby Lashley made the save!
  • ~~~The Main Event Mafia (who supposedly left) showed up and attacked Lashley and Foley until Hernandez made the big save!
  • August 13, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Matt Morgan w/Kurt Angle defeated A.J. Styles w/Sting in match #3 of a Three Match Series.
  • ~~~Matt Morgan earned the right to compete in the Hard Justice triple threat match with TNA champion Kurt Angle and Sting.
  • August 16, 2009 – TNA Hard Justice: Kurt Angle defeated Sting and Matt Morgan to retain the TNA World Heavyweight title.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting passes the torch to A.J. Styles:

  • August 20, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: A.J. Styles gave an emotional speech to announce his retirement from professional wrestling.
  • ~~~Sting showed up and gave A.J. Styles a motivational talk and convinced him to not QUIT and get his head back in the game!
  • August 27, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and A.J. Styles and Hernandez defeated Matt Morgan and Booker T and Scott Steiner.
  • September 3, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated Rhino in a #1 Contenders tournament (Rhino attacked Sting after the match!)
  • ~~~A.J. Styles defeated Doug Williams in a 2nd Round match | Sting defeated Hernandez by DQ in a 2nd Round match.
  • ~~~The match ended when Eric Young (dressed as Homicide) ran down and assaulted Sting’s ribs with a weapon.
  • September 10, 2009 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and A.J. Styles successfully created dissension between Kurt Angle and Matt Morgan.
  • September 20, 2009 – TNA No Surrender: Hernandez cashed in his Feast of Fired briefcase and turned the 4-WAY into a 5-WAY.
  • ~~~A.J. Styles defeated Kurt Angle (c) and Sting and Matt Morgan and Hernandez to win the TNA World Heavyweight title!
  • ~~~The finish saw Sting and A.J. Styles in the ring with an unconcious Kurt Angle and Sting walked out allowing Styles to win.

Total Nonstop Action – A.J. Styles vs. Sting (Bound For Glory):

Total Nonstop Action – Sting:

  • January 4, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Watched the “change” unfold from the rafters when Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff took over.
  • March 8, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Hulk Hogan and Abyss vs. A.J. Styles and Ric Flair went to a No Contest when Sting returned to TNA!
  • ~~~Stood between the two teams as the crowd roared. but suddenly turned heel and smashed Hulk Hogan with his baseball bat!
  • ~~~Backstage, Dixie Carter demanded an explanation from Sting, who shoved her against the wall and said “I don’t owe you anything!”
  • ~~~Dixie booked Sting in a match: Rob Van Dam (debut) defeated Sting in 10 seconds but then Sting went on a rampage all night!
  • March 15, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Hulk Hogan called Sting out from the rafters, where he was attacked by Rob Van Dam from behind.
  • ~~~RVD fed Sting to Hulk Hogan in the ring, but Eric Bischoff ran down and talked some sense into Hogan to stop getting involved.

Total Nonstop Action – Lethal Lockdown

  • March 22, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: They set up Team Hogan (captain Abyss) vs. Team Flair (captain Sting) in a Lethal Lockdown.
  • April 5, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett confronted Sting and asked him why he sided with Ric Flair – then big brawl.
  • April 12, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett confronted Sting more aggressively this time but Sting attacked him with a baseball bat!
  • April 18, 2010 – TNA Lockdown: Rob Van Dam defeated “Cowboy” James Storm to win the advantage in the Lethal Lockdown.
  • ~~~Team Hogan defeated Team Flair in the Lethal Lockdown match after interference by Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, and Eric Bischoff.
  • ~~~eam Hogan consisted of Abyss and Jeff Jarrett and Rob Van Dam and Jeff Hardy w/”The Immortal” Hulk Hogan.
  • ~~~Team Flair consisted of Sting and Desmond Wolfe and Robert Roode and James Storm w/Ric Flair and Chelsea.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Jeff Jarrett (Sacrifice)

  • April 19, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Abyss and Jeff Jarrett and Rob Terry and Samoa Joe beat Sting and Desmond Wolfe and Beer Money.
  • April 26, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: A.J. Styles and Sting defeated Jeff Jarrett and Jeff Hardy in a No-DQ Falls Count Anywhere match.
  • May 3, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Hulk Hogan called out Sting to the ring to explain why he had apparently gone to the dark side lately.
  • ~~~Presented Hogan with a vague explanation. Jeff Jarrett showed up, but Hogan prevented him from hitting Sting with a bat!
  • May 16, 2010 – TNA Sacrifice: “The ICON” Sting defeated “TNA Founder” Jeff Jarrett in a brutal grudge match.
  • ~~~Sting assaulted, bloodied, and destroyed Jeff Jarrett for the entire match and put Jarrett’s shoulder out of the socket.
  • ~~~His vicious assault on Jeff Jarrett continued until Hulk Hogan intervened.

Total Nonstop Action – TNA World Heavyweight champion Rob Van Dam vs. Sting (Slammiversary)

  • May 20, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Was awarded the #1 spot in the Top 10 Rankings and granted a TNA title shot at Slammiversary.
  • ~~~Later that night, he disguised himself as a fan in the front row and attacked TNA World Heavyweight champion Rob Van Dam.
  • ~~~LATER: Jeff Hardy defeated Sting after interference from Mr. Anderson (Sting whacked both Hardy and Anderson with the bat!)
  • May 27, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Rob Van Dam called out Sting but was instead shown video of the March 8th beating he got from Sting.
  • June 3, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Sting vs. Samoa Joe ended in a No Contest after interference from Matt Morgan and Rob Van Dam.
  • ~~~TNA World Heavyweight champion Rob Van Dam defeated Sting and Samoa Joe and Matt Morgan in a 4-WAY Non-title match.
  • June 10, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Sting stole Rob Van Dam’s championship belt and painted the word “DECEPTION” on the front of it.
  • ~~~RVD went searching for Sting. when he found him they brawled for a bit with Sting basically destroying RVD inside the ring!
  • June 13, 2010 – TNA Slammiversary: Rob Van Dam defeated Sting to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Title (Jeff Jarrett interfered).

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs. Jeff Jarrett :

  • June 17, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett called out Sting and cut a passionate promo to his face but Sting never broke his silence.
  • June 24, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett vs. Sting didn’t really get started because Jarrett brawled with a fake Sting in the rafters.
  • ~~~The real Sting appeared in the ring – Jarrett realized and went after him in the ring, only to get choked out with a baseball bat!
  • July 1, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Eric Bischoff, Hulk Hogan, and Dixie Carter agreed that Sting was a “cancer” that was destroying TNA.
  • ~~~Dixie went to the rafters to inform Sting that he was suspended. he reacted aggressively and was ready to blurt out the “truth”.
  • ~~~Eric Bischoff showed up with security and escorted Sting out of the building – and told Dixie she needed security from now on.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting and Kevin Nash vs. Jeff Jarrett and Samoa Joe:

  • August 5, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan hyped “The Whole F’n Show” but then were confronted by Kevin Nash.
  • ~~~Kevin Nash attacked Bischoff and Hogan, then Jeff Jarrett made the save. . . . . Sting showed up and helped Nash finish the assault!
  • August 19, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Hulk Hogan and Jeff Jarrett confronted Kevin Nash and Sting but all four were attacked by FORTUNE!
  • August 26, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett tried to convince Samoa Joe to help him in his war with Sting and Kevin Nash but Joe refused.
  • ~~~Kevin Nash defeated Jeff Jarrett after a ref-bump and Sting showed up to whack Jarrett with a baseball bat and help Nash gain victory!
  • ~~~Then called out Hulk Hogan, but got Eric Bischoff instead. Hogan showed up from behind and whacked Sting with a chair!
  • September 2, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Jarrett once again tried to convince Samoa Joe to help him fight Sting/Nash (but Joe refused).
  • ~~~”The Icon” Sting w/Kevin Nash defeated Jeff Jarrett – (Samoa Joe showed up after the match to save Jeff Jarrett from a beatdown!)
  • September 5, 2010 – TNA No Surrender: Jeff Jarrett and Samoa Joe defeated Kevin Nash and Sting – – (when Sting submitted to Joe!)

Total Nonstop Action – Sting and Kevin Nash and The Pope vs. Jeff Jarrett and Samoa Joe:

  • September 16, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Kevin Nash w/Sting vs. Samoa Joe w/Jeff Jarrett ended in a No Contest.
  • September 23, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Samoa Joe defeated The Pope by submission (Jarrett brawled with Sting and Nash at ringside).
  • ~~~The Pope discovered that he was on the same page as Kevin Nash and Sting, so they joined forces to fight Samoa Joe and Jeff Jarrett.
  • September 30, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Mr. Anderson defeated Samoa Joe while The Pope (w/Sting and Nash) provided commentary.
  • ~~~After the match; The Pope and Sting and Kevin Nash challenged Jeff Jarrett and Samoa Joe and Hulk Hogan to a match at Bound For Glory.
  • October 7, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: The Pope (w/Kevin Nash and Sting) pushed their conspiracy theory surrounding Hogan/Bischoff.
  • ~~~The Pope and Sting and Kevin Nash all participated in a $100,000 Invitational Gauntlet-style Battle Royal (won by Kurt Angle).
  • October 10, 2010 – TNA Bound For Glory: Kevin Nash and Sting and Pope D’Angelo Dinero defeated Jeff Jarrett and Samoa Joe.
  • ~~~Jeff Jarrett walked out on Samoa Joe and Joe was quickly taken out by a Jacknife Power-bomb from Kevin Nash.
  • ~~~LATER: Sting and Kevin Nash’s conspiracy unfolded as Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff hatched an evil plan to take over TNA.

Total Nonstop Action – Sting and Kevin Nash go home:

  • October 14, 2010 – TNA IMPACT: Hulk Hogan’s “Immortal” formed an unbeatable alliance with Ric Flair’s “Fortune” faction.
  • ~~~Eric Bischoff invited Sting and Kevin Nash to join the group – but they declined, deciding to walk out of TNA and go home instead.

Total Nonstop Action – TNA world heavyweight champion Sting:

Total Nonstop Action – Sting vs Mr. Anderson vs Rob Van Dam for the TNA world heavyweight title (Lockdown):

  • March 17, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Sting introduced a new TNA belt, to get Jeff Hardy back and remove Hogan/Bischoff.
  • March 24, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Rob Van Dam defeated Mr. Anderson by DQ in a #1 contenders match. Sting was special enforcer.
  • March 31, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Matt Hardy and Bully Ray and Abyss w/Ric Flair defeated Sting and Rob Van Dam and Mr. Anderson.
  • April 7, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Rob Van Dam defeated TNA world heavyweight champion Sting with special referee Mr. Anderson.
  • April 17, 2011 – Lockdown: TNA world heavyweight champion Sting defeated Mr. Anderson and Rob Van Dam in a triple threat match to retain the title.

Total Nonstop Action – Rob Van Dam vs. Sting for the TNA World Title ( Sacrifice):

  • April 21, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Sting chose RVD as his opponent at Sacrifice. TNA world heavyweight champion Sting defeated Matt Hardy to retain the title.
  • April 28, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: TNA world heavyweight champion Sting defeated Bully Ray and Mr. Anderson in a triple threat match to retain the title.
  • May 15, 2011 – Sacrifice: TNA world heavyweight champion Sting defeated Rob Van Dam to retain the title.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling:

  • June 9, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Mr. Anderson and Gunner defeated Sting and Eric Young.
  • June 12, 2011 – Slammiversary: Mr. Anderson defeated TNA world heavyweight champion Sting to win the title.
  • June 23, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: TNA X Division champion Abyss defeated Sting by disqualification in a non-title match when Sting hit him with a glove wrapped in barbed wire!
  • June 30, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated Scott Steiner.
  • July 14, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated TNA world heavyweight champion  Mr. Anderson to win the title.
  • July 21, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Kurt Angle defeated Mr. Anderson and Bully Ray.
  • August 7, 2011 – Hardcore Justice:  Kurt Angle defeated TNA world heavyweight champion Sting to win the title.
  • September 1, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: TNA world heavyweight champion Kurt Angle defeated Sting to retain the title.  Hulk Hogan was the special enforcer.
  • September 11, 2011 – No Surrender: TNA world heavyweight champion Kurt Angle defeated Sting and Mr. Anderson in a triple threat match to retain the title.
  • September 15, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated Ric Flair.
  • October 9, 2011 – AAA: Sting vs. El Mesias ended in a no contest.
  • October 16, 2011 – Bound For Glory: Sting defeated Hulk Hogan in a no disqualification match.
  • December 15, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: TNA world heavyweight champion Bobby Roode defeated A.J. Styles to retain the title.  Sting added 5 extra minutes to the match after their last time limit draw.
  • December 22, 2011 – TNA IMPACT: Jeff Hardy and Sting defeated TNA world heavyweight champion Bobby Roode and Bully Ray in a ‘street fight’ match.
  • February 9, 2012 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and James Storm defeated Bobby Roode and Bully Ray.
  • February 12, 2012 – Against All Odds: TNA world champion Bobby Roode defeated Jeff Hardy, Bully Ray, and James Storm in a 4-way match to retain the title.  Sting was the ‘special enforcer’.
  • March 18, 2012 – Victory Road: TNA world heavyweight champion Bobby Roode defeated Sting in a non-title ‘No Holds Barred’ match.
  • May 31, 2012 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated TNA world heavyweight champion Bobby Roode in a non-title lumberjack match.
  • June 7, 2012 – TNA IMPACT: Kurt Angle, Sting, and A.J. Styles defeated Bobby Roode, Christopher Daniels, and Kazarian.
  • June 10, 2012 – Slammiversary: TNA world heavyweight champion Bobby Roode defeated Sting to retain the title.
  • July 20, 2012 – Live Event: Sting defeated Bobby Roode.
  • July 21, 2012 – Live Event: Sting defeated Bully Ray.
  • October 11, 2012 – TNA IMPACT: Christopher Daniels and Kazarian defeated Bully Ray and Sting by disqualification.
  • October 14, 2012 – Bound For Glory: Aces and 8’s defeated Sting and Bully Ray in a ‘no disqualification’ match.
  • October 18, 2012 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated Devon by disqualification.
  • November 8, 2012 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Kurt Angle defeated Devon and DOC by disqualification.

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling – 2013:

  • January 10, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated Mike Knox.
  • January 13, 2013 – Genesis: Sting defeated DOC (Director of Chaos).
  • January 23-24, 2013 – Live Event: Sting and Kurt Angle defeated DOC and Devon.
  • February 7, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Bully-Ray defeated Devon and DOC in a tag team tables match.
  • February 21, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Aces and 8’s (Mr. Anderson, Devon, and DOC) defeated Sting and Bully Ray.
  • March 7, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: TNA television champion Devon defeated Sting in a non-title match (a ‘fan’ hit Sting in the head with a beer bottle).
  • March 10, 2013 – Lockdown: Team TNA (Sting, Magnus, Samoa Joe, James Storm, and Eric Young) defeated Team Aces and 8’s (Devon, Mr. Anderson, Mike Knox, DOC, and Garett Bischoff) in a Lethal Lockdown steel cage match.
  • March 14, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting fought Austin Aries to a no contest (Aces and 8’s interfered).
  • April 5, 2013 – Live Event: Sting and Jeff Hardy defeated Bully Ray and Devon.
  • May 2, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated Matt Morgan to become the #1 contender for the TNA world heavyweight championship.
  • May 9, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting, Kurt Angle, and Abyss defeated Bully Ray, Devon, and Mr. Anderson.
  • ~~~ Originally the match was a “2-on-3″ handicap match with Kurt Angle and Sting, but then Abyss returned to TNA and joined their team!
  • May 30, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Joseph Park defeated TNA world heavyweight champion Bully Ray and TNA television champion Devon.
  • June 2, 2013 – Slammiversary XI:  TNA world heavyweight champion Bully Ray defeated Sting in a “No Holds Barred” match to retain the title.
  • June 15, 2013 – Live Event: Sting and Kurt Angle defeated Bully Ray and Devon.
  • July 11, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Magnus defeated Bobby Roode, A.J. Styles, Kazarian, Samoa Joe, and Mr. Anderson in a 6-man gauntlet “Bound for Glory” series match for 25 points.
  • ~~~Later in the show, Chris Sabin forfeited the TNA X Division championship for a chance to wrestle TNA world champion Bully Ray at the upcoming Destination X pay-per-view.
  • ~~~During this segment, Samoa Joe, Sting, Kurt Angle, Magnus, and Rampage Jackson formed the new Main Event Mafia!
  • July 20, 2013 – TNA Live Event: Sting defeated Bobby Roode.
  • August 22, 2013 – Hardcore Justice: A.J. Styles and the Main Event Mafia (Sting, Samoa Joe, Magnus, and Rampage Jackson) defeated Aces and 8’s (Devon, Mr. Anderson, Garett Bischoff, Knux, and Wes Brisco) in a “Loser of the Fall Leaves TNA” match.
  • ~~~A.J. Styles pinned Devon so now Devon must leave the promotion.
  • September 5, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting defeated TNA world heavyweight champion Bully Ray in a no disqualification non-title match.
  • September 19, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Bobby Roode, Christopher Daniels, and Kazarian defeated Sting, Magnus, and Samoa Joe.
  • September 22, 2013 – WWC: Sting defeated Carlito in a dark match.
  • September 26, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Samoa Joe defeated Knux, Garett Bischoff, and Wes Brisco in a 6-man tag team match.
  • ~~~Magnus was injured and unable to continue in the match.
  • October 10, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Sting and Magnus defeated Christopher Daniels and Kazarian.
  • October 20, 2013 – Bound For Glory: Magnus defeated Sting.
  • October 31, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Magnus defeated Sting, Kazarian, Christopher Daniels, Knux, Manik, and Eric Young in a ‘gauntlet match’.
  • November 1, 2013 – TNA One Night Only, Tournament of Champions: Bobby Roode defeated Sting in the 1st round.
  • December 26, 2013 – TNA IMPACT: Ethan Carter III, Rockstar Spud, and the TNA tag team champions The BroMans (Robbie E and Jessie Godderz) defeated Sting and Jeff Hardy in a handicap tag team match.
  • ~~~After the defeat Jeff Hardy said this would be his last match!

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling – 2014:

  • January 9, 2014 – TNA IMPACT: Bobby Roode defeated Sting in a steel cage match.
  • January 10, 2014 – Live Event: TNA world champion Magnus defeated Sting to retain the title.
  • January 11, 2014 – Live Event: Sting defeated Bully Ray.
  • January 16, 2014 – Genesis: Ethan Carter III defeated Sting.
  • ~~~Special referee: Rockstar Spud
  • January 16, 2014 – Genesis: Team Sting (Samoa Joe, James Storm, Gunner, Eric Young, Joseph Park, and ODB) defeated Team Dixie (Christopher Daniels, Kazarian, Zema Ion, TNA tag team champions Jessie Godderz and Robbie E, and Lei’d Tapa).
  • January 23, 2014 – Genesis: TNA world champion Magnus defeated Sting in a “no disqualification, no count-out” match to retain the title.
  • ~~~As a result of the loss, Sting must leave TNA.
  • February 2014 – Sting confirmed that he did not resigned with TNA and left the company.

World Wrestling Entertainment:

  • July 14, 2014 – RAW: WWE aired a promo for Sting that includes him in the WWE 2k15 video game.
  • On July 24, 2014 Sting made his 1st WWE appearance in San Diego for Comic Con.