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James Allen Cox (born June 1, 1977) better known by the ring name James Storm, is an American professional wrestler who is best known for his time with IMPACT Wrestling.

During his time with IMPACT Wrestling, Storm became a one-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion, one-time TNA King of the Mountain Champion, a record seven-time NWA World Tag Team Champion (as a member of America's Most Wanted with Chris Harris and a record seven-time TNA World Tag Team Champion, (five as a member of Beer Money, Inc. with Bobby Roode and once each with Abyss and Gunner. Storm has held a total of 16 championships in IMPACT Wrestling.

In wrestling[]

  • Finishing moves
    • Eight Second Ride (Fireman's carry bulldog)
    • Eye of the Storm (Spinning crucifix toss)
    • Last Call (Superkick)
  • Signature moves
    • Back Cracker / Lung Blower (Double knee backbreaker)
    • Calf Wrangler (Spinning sit-out sleeper slam)
    • Closing Time (Double knee facebreaker)
    • Double underhook suplex slam
    • Elevated DDT
    • Enzuigiri
    • High knee
    • Sharpshooter
    • Spear
    • Swinging Noose (Inverted tornado DDT)
  • Nicknames
    • "The Bearded Outlaw"
    • "The (Tennessee) Cowboy"
    • "A Creek Swimming, Moonshine Sipping, Beer Drinking, Deer Skinning, Johnny Cash Listening, S.O.B. from Middle Tennessee"
  • Entrance themes
    • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling / IMPACT Wrestling
      • "Cowboy" by Dale Oliver
      • "Crue" by Dale Oliver (used as a member of America's Most Wanted)
      • "Guilty" by Dale Oliver (used as a member of America's Most Wanted)
      • "Sorry About Your Damn Luck" by Dale Oliver & Serg Salinas
      • "No More Fears" (w/ "Sorry About Your Damn Luck" Intro) by Dale Oliver (used as a member of Beer Money, Inc.)
      • "Take a Fall" by Dale Oliver & Serg Salinas (used as a member of Beer Money, Inc.)
      • "Fortune 4" by Dale Oliver (used as a member of Fortune)
      • "Longnecks and Rednecks" by Dale Oliver & Serg Salinas
      • "Cut You Down" by Dale Oliver & Serg Salinas (used as a member of The Revolution)
      • "When the Smoke Clears" by Dale Oliver, Ducky Medlock & Bigg Vinny Mack (used as a member of the Death Crew Council)
      • "Longnecks and Rednecks" by Dale Oliver, Bucky Covington & Bigg Vinny Mack
    • NXT
      • "Game Up" by It's A Date Inc.
    • Independent circuit
      • "Longnecks and Rednecks" by Dale Oliver, Bucky Covington & Bigg Vinny Mack
      • "When the Smoke Clears" (Outlaw Edition) by David Grimason
    • National Wrestling Alliance
      • "When the Smoke Clears" (Outlaw Edition) by David Grimason
      • "God's Gonna Cut You Down" by David Grimason

Championships and accomplishments[]

  • American States Wrestling Alliance
    • ASWA Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Chris Harris
  • Elite Pro Wrestling
    • EPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time, current)
  • Frontier Elite Wrestling
  • Masters of Ring Entertainment
    • Masters of Ring Championship (1 time, current)
  • National Wrestling Alliance
    • NWA North American Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Shane Eden
    • NWA World Tag Team Championship (8 times) – with Chris Harris (6), Christopher Daniels (1) and Eli Drake (1)
    • NWA National Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • NWA Shockwave
    • NWA Cyberspace Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Chris Harris
  • Pro Wrestling Illustrated
    • Tag Team of the Year (2004) – with Chris Harris
    • Tag Team of the Year (2008, 2011) – with Robert Roode
    • PWI ranked him #12 of the top 500 singles wrestlers in the PWI 500 in 2012
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling
  • World Wrestling Council
    • WWC World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Cassidy Riley and Chris Harris (1)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter
    • Tag Team of the Year (2005) – with Chris Harris
    • Worst Worked Match of the Year (2006) – Reverse Battle Royal (TNA iMPACT!)
    • Worst Worked Match of the Year (2007) – vs. Chris Harris in a Six Sides of Steel Blindfold match (Lockdown)
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