AJ Styles has revealed that he has an idea in mind for his retirement match and opponent, fuelling speculation about his in-ring future.
With Styles previously hinting that he’s winding down on his in-ring career, many fans have shared pitches for Styles final years as a full-time competitor.
Speaking with Inside The Ropes, Styles noted that he has an idea of who he wants his final opponent to be:
“I’ve got one in mind, the way I’d like to retire. Will it happen? I don’t know.
“I don’t know exactly who it would be. I got in my mind who it should be, but we’ll see what happens.”
Before then Styles will face Seth Rollins at the May 27 Night of Champions event, with the winner becoming the inaugural WWE World Heavyweight Champion.
Discussing his return to the world title picture, the two-time WWE Champion noted that ‘it’s about time‘.
Here are results from the May 15 episode of WWE Raw:
Shinsuke Nakamura def. The Miz
It was announced Liv Morgan had suffered an injury and the scheduled Women’s Tag Team Championship match was cancelled
Mustafa Ali won a battle royal to become #1 contender for Gunther’s Intercontinental Championship at Night of Champions
Becky Lynch returned and cut a promo on Trish Stratus, challenging her to a match at Night of Champions
Dominik Mysterio def. Xavier Woods
As JD McDonagh left the arena after an interview, there was a tease of Finn Balor scouting him to recruit him for Judgment Day
Indus Sher (Sanga & Veer) def. two jobbers
Cody Rhodes promo on Brock Lesnar ahead of their Night of Champions match
Raquel Rodriguez def. Chelsea Green
Judgment Day (Finn Balor & Damian Priest) def. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn after interference from Imperium, which had been instigated by Paul Heyman doing deals with Judgment Day and Imperium earlier in the night
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