AJ Styles put on a fantastic match with Seth Rollins at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view event on Sunday night. On this occasion Seth Rollins prevailed over Styles, walking away the Universal Championship. However, it was clear that both men left enough in the tank for a second match later down the line.
Styles joined WWE in 2016, debuting at that year’s Royal Rumble event. Nine months after his arrival in the company, Styles was the WWE Champion and he quickly cemented his place at the top of WWE’s card. The former NJPW and TNA star confirmed back in March that he had signed a new contract with the company.
Styles has also confirmed that he will never wrestle for another promotion again as he recently told Newsweek that this was the last contract he will ever sign.
“I can tell you that this contract that I’ve signed is my last. This is the perfect place for me to be. It’s family-oriented, I have no problem taking my family to the shows. It’s a PG product, which I enjoy. I’m in the best place I can be for my career.”
Styles has accomplished more in his three and a half years with WWE than many other wrestlers achieve in their lifetime. When asked what else he wants to accomplish, Styles had the following to say:
“Being the Universal Champion, obviously. There’s a lot of things I want to do and they don’t involve having every belt I can. That’s not what it is. I want to be a household name. I want them to know that when they hear my name they think WWE or when they hear WWE they think AJ Styles. I want to be entertaining and take it to the next level. I want to make people watching from home laugh out loud. There’s a lot of things I want to do and they don’t always revolve around championships. Just to go out there and entertain.”
It appeared on Raw as if AJ Styles moved away from his feud with Seth Rollins, starting a programme with Baron Corbin. The two could logically clash at the WWE Super ShowDown show in Saudi Arabia in just over two weeks.
Thanks to Cageside Seats for the transcription.