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Austin Aries

  • Born: 04/15/1978 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Birthname: Daniel Healy Solwold Jr.
  • Height & Weight: 5'9", 202 Ib
Titles Won:
  • TNA World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • TNA X Division Championship (5 times)
  • TNA World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Bobby Roode
  • Gold Rush Tournament (2014)
  • X Division Showcase (2011)
  • Fifth TNA Triple Crown Champion
  • ROH World Championship (2 times)
  • ROH World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Roderick Strong

Aries has worked with several promotions, including WWE, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and Ring of Honor (ROH). He is a one-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion, a six-time and the longest-reigning X Division Champion (he also created the title’s “Option C”), a one-time TNA World Tag Team Champion, the first two-time ROH World Champion and a one-time ROH World Tag Team Champion.

On July 7th 2017, Aries was released from his WWE contract, at his request. According to Pro Wrestling Torch, Aries was not satisfied with his character only being portrayed as a cruiserweight and being stuck on 205 Live.

Notable Matches

vs Bobby Roode at Destination X 2012

vs Jeff Hardy at Turning Point 2012

vs Jack Evans vs Low Ki vs Zema Ion at Destination X 2011

vs Samoa Joe at Final Battle 2004

vs Jerry Lynn vs Tyler Black at ROH Manhattan Mayhem III

Notable Feuds

vs Jimmy Jacobs

vs Tyler Black

vs Bobby Roode

vs Bully Ray

Other Notable Achievements

TNA Feast or Fired (2015 – World Heavyweight Championship contract)

 MAW Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

MCW Light Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

MIAW Cruiserweight Championship (2 times)

MIW Cruiserweight Championship (2 times)

NWA Midwest NWA Midwest X Division Championship (2 time)

NPW Cruiserweight Championship (2 times)

NPW Cruiserweight Championship Tournament (2002)

PWW Heavyweight Championship (3 times)

SDW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Ted Dixon