Christopher Daniels

  • Born: 03/24/1970 in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Birthname: Daniel Christopher Covell
  • Height & Weight: 6'0", 224 Ib
Titles Won:
  • TNA X Division Championship (4 times)
  • TNA World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Kazarian
  • NWA World Tag Team Championship (6 times) – with Low Ki and Elix Skipper as Triple X (3), James Storm (1) and A.J. Styles (2)
  • ROH World Championship
  • ROH World Television Championship
  • ROH World Tag Team Championship – with Frankie Kazarian
  • Fourth ROH Triple Crown Champion
  • First ROH Grand Slam Champion

Covell has spent the bulk of his career wrestling for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and ROH, but has also worked extensively in Japan and on the American independent circuit. He worked for the WWF between 1998 and 2001, and is best known for his brief stint as “Dos” of the Los Conquistadores. In TNA Wrestling, he also portrayed masked wrestlers Curry Man & Suicide. With All Elite Wrestling, he is best known for his work with SoCal Uncensored.

He has won championships between TNA, ROH, and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), with four reigns as TNA X Division Champion, six reigns as NWA World Tag Team Champion, and two reigns as TNA World Tag Team Champion during his time with TNA, one reign as ROH World Television Champion, four reigns as ROH World Tag Team Champion, one reign as ROH World Champion, and one reign as Six-Man Tag Team Champion while wrestling for ROH, and one reign as IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Champion in NJPW. With his ROH Six-Man title win, he became the first ever Grand Slam winner in company history.

He is known as “The King of Indies” for his work with independent promotions across the world, including Frontier Wrestling Alliance (FWA), International Wrestling Cartel (IWC), and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG). He is the only wrestler in history to have wrestled for WWE, WCW, ECW, TNA, ROH, New Japan Pro Wrestling and AEW. 

Notable Matches

vs. AJ Styles vs Samoa Joe at Unbreakable 2005

w/ Elix Skipper vs. America’s Most Wanted at Turning Point 2004

w/ AJ Styles vs. LAX at No Surrender 2006

vs. AJ Styles at Against All Odds 2005

vs. AJ Styles vs. Elix Skipper vs. Ron Killings at Destination X 2005

vs. AJ Styles at Final Resolution 2009

vs. AJ Styles at Destination X 2012

Notable Feuds

vs. AJ Styles

w/ Shark Boy vs. Team 3D

vs. Samoa Joe

Other Notable Achievements

TNA World Cup of Wrestling (2013) – with James Storm, Kazarian, Kenny King and Mickie James

World X Cup (2004) – with Jerry Lynn, Chris Sabin, and Elix Skipper

AAW Championship

APW Worldwide Internet Championship

King of the Indies (2000)

Ballpark Brawl Natural Heavyweight Championship

ECWA Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

Super 8 Tournament (2000, 2004)

ECWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2001)

EWF Heavyweight Championship

FWA British Heavyweight Championship

German Stampede Wrestling Battlefield (2008)

ICW Tag Team Championship

Impact Cup (2010) – with Xavier

Michinoku Pro Wrestling British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight Championship

Futaritabi Tag Team League (2002) – with Super Rice Boy

MCW Tag Team Championship – with Reign

IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship – with American Dragon

NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship

NWA Midwest Tag Team Championship – with Kevin Quinn

New Age Wrestling Federation CT Cup

PWF United States Championship

3PW World Heavyweight Championship

Zero1-Max United States Openweight Championship

ROH World Television Championship

ROH World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Donovan Morgan (1) and Matt Sydal (1)

ROH World Six-Man Tag Team Championship – with Scorpio Sky and Frankie Kazarian

ROH Round Robin Challenge II

UPW Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

WCPW League Championship

WCPW Lightweight Championship

WCPW Middleweight Championship

WCPW Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Kevin Quinn (1), Mike Anthony (1)

WPW Heavyweight Championship

WWC World Tag Team Championship – with Kevin Quinn

IFWA Heavyweight Championship