The Phenomenal One
Date of Birth:
June 2, 1977
Place of Birth:
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Pro Wrestling Debut:
Allen Neal Jones
better known by his ring name A.J. Styles
, is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE. He is best known for his 12-year tenure working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling along with his work in Ring of Honor between 2002 and 2016, and in New Japan Pro Wrestling from 2014 to 2016 as a member and the third leader of Bullet Club. AJ made his professional wrestling debut in 1998. While in TNA, Styles held numerous championships he held seven world championships & 23 championships, overall. Concurrent with his NJPW and ROH work, Styles also performed on the independent circuit, where he held numerous additional championships as well, for a total amount of 51 championships. AJ signed a multi-year contract with WWE in January 2016 & made his debut at the Royal Rumble match. Nicknamed "The Phenomenal One"
AJ Styles is nothing short, but phenomenal his accomplishments and athletic skills speaks for itself, and it can't help but draw your attention. Be sure to watch AJ takeover the WWE by storm.
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Date: Thursday Nights
Time: 8/7PM CT
Channel: USA Network
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January 3rd:Smackdown: Jacksonville, FL
January 7th:WWE Live: Bossier City, LA
January 8th:WWE Live: Lafayette, LA
January 9th:WWE Live: Lake Charles, LA
January 10th:Smackdown: Baton Rouge, LA
January 14th:WWE Live: Birmingham, AL
January 16th:WWE Live: Jonesboro, AR
January 17th:Smackdown: Memphis, TN
January 21st:WWE Live: Dayton, OH
January 24th:Smackdown: Toledo, OH
January 29th:Royal Rumble: San Antonio, TX
January 30th:WWE Live: Hidalgo, TX
January 31st:Smackdown: Corpus Christi, TX
February 4th:WWE Live: Grand Forks, ND
February 5th:WWE Live: Winnipeg, MB
February 6th:WWE Live: Abbotsford, BC
February 7th:Smackdown: Seattle, WA
February 12th:Elimination Chamber: Phoenix, AZ
February 13th:WWE Live: Oakland, CA
February 14th:Smackdown: Anaheim, CA
February 18th:WWE Live: Edmonton, AB
February 25th:WWE Live: Moline, IL
February 26th:WWE Live: Cedar Rapids, IA
February 27th:WWE Live: Dubuque, IA
February 28th:Smackdown: St Paul, MN
March 4th:WWE Live: La Crosse, WI
March 5th:WWE Live: Rockford, IL
March 6th:WWE Live: Cedar Rapids, IA
March 7th:Smackdown: Indianapolis, IN
March 13th:WWE Live: Charleston, WV
April 2nd:Wrestlemania 33: Orlando, FL
April 4th:Smackdown: Orlando, FL
May 6th:WWE Live: València, Spain, V
May 7th:WWE Live: A Coruña, Spain, C
May 8th:WWE Live: Bournemouth, England
May 9th:Smackdown: London, England
May 10th:WWE Live: Birmingham, England
May 11th:WWE Live: Sheffield, England
May 12th:WWE Live: Newcastle, England
May 13th:WWE Live: Stockholm, Sweden
May 14th:WWE Live: Copenhagen, Denmark
November 19th:Survivor Series: Houston, TX
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Smackdown Live Results | January 17, 2017
Published By: Brittany | Filed in: Coverage, Images, Smackdown Live Results, Videos, WWE.Com
We are in Memphis, Tennessee and your announcers are David Otunga, John Layfield, and Mauro Ranallo. Your host is Tom Phillips.
Shane McMahon makes his way to the ring Shane-O Shufflin’. Shane says in two weeks, the AlamoDome will host the Royal Rumble. There will be 30 superstars in the match, including the Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, Goldberg, Braun Strowman, Dolph Ziggler, The Miz, Baron Corbin, and Dean Ambrose. All will be competing to be the last man so he can main event Wrestlemania. Shane says the WWE title will be defended in the Elimination Chamber in 4 weeks. Who will be the WWE Champion going into Wrestlemania?
AJ Styles’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring. AJ says that after he does what he does best at the Royal Rumble . . . BEAT JOHN CENA, Shane is going to make him defend his title in the Elimination Chamber. Shane says AJ will defend the title if he is still the champion. Will it be around the waist of John Cena for Elimination Chamber? AJ says it will be over his dead body. He says that is a hot head decision. Maybe you should consult with the champ before doing something so stupid.
Shane says he is running Smackdown. The only person he consulted with is Daniel Bryan. They want the best of the best to be in the Elimination Chamber and become the champion and go on the road to Wrestlemania. Shane says that AJ is one of the best. What he has done in the ring over the last year has been phenomenal. Shane says the only thing that is not phenomenal is his attitude. AJ says that maybe he take the WWE Title and his attitude and go back to Japan. AJ says he has never been in an Elimination Chamber match and now he is being forced to defend his title?
John Cena’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring.
AJ stops Cena from taking and tells him to shut up. You don’t get to say nothing when your brother in law gifts you a title match. AJ tells Shane two weeks after the Royal Rumble, he has him participating in an Elimination Chamber match. AJ says the people do not respect him. Why is Smackdown against him? He is the champ. AJ wants to know who is next to come out and try to steal his spotlight?
Miz’s music plays and he comes to the ring.
He tells AJ to consider his spotlight stolen. Miz says the Elimination Chamber is a good story for his 2017. When he gets his rematch with Dean Ambrose, he will win back his Intercontinental Title. Then he will either win the Royal Rumble or win the title in the Elimination Chamber and he will be where he belongs . . . in the main event of Wrestlemania. He will leave Wrestlemania as a double champion. AJ wants to know if Miz is delusional. He comes out and hides behind his wife. He tells Miz to avoid him and the Elimination Chamber if he wants to have his movie career.
Miz tells AJ he should be careful with his BEAT JOHN CENA. You were in Japan growing your hair, but Miz says he was beating John Cena before it became cool. He says he has done more to build the Intercontinental Title than anyone. When people talk about Smackdown, they are not talking about AJ Styles, they are talking about the most must see champion. John Cena decides to stir things up by saying that Miz thinks he is better than AJ Styles. AJ reminds Miz that the last time they were in Memphis, he broke his teeth. Then he insults Miz and Maryse. Cena stirs it the other way and asks if Miz is going to let AJ say that about his wife.
Shane announces that we will have Miz versus AJ Styles right now.
We go to commercial.
Match Number One: The Miz vs. AJ Styles in a Non Title Match
We go to the ring and this non-title match starts. John Cena is on commentary. They lock up and fans chant for AJ.
They lock up and Miz with a wrist lock. Styles with a reversal and he takes Miz to the mat. Miz with a top wrist lock but Styles with a hammer lock and Miz gets to the ropes. Styles goes to the floor to regroup. They have a Greco Roman Knuckle Lock and Miz with the advantage but Styles with a bridge. Styles reverses the situation and Miz with a bridge. Styles backs Miz into the corner and Miz with a kick and side head lock. Styles with a Phenomenal Drop Kick and he looks at Cena at the announce table. Cena with forearms in the corner followed by a back breaker and he gets a near fall.
Miz with a knee to the midsection. Miz punches Styles but Styles with an abdominal stretch and he takes Miz down for the Calf Crusher but Miz gets to the ropes. Miz with a sunset flip but Styles rolls through and hits a forearm. Miz with an Irish whip but he runs into a boot. Styles goes to the apron and Maryse distracts Styles long enough to allow Miz to knock Styles off the apron with a running boot.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Styles with forearms. Miz with an Irish whip and a running drop kick into the corner. Miz hits a second one and then he hits the Awesome Clothesline. Miz goes up top and Styles with a kick. Styles goes for the Styles Clash but Miz escapes. Miz with a thumb to the eye and a kick to the knee followed by a DDT for a near fall. Miz sets for the Skull Crushing Finale but Styles with a rollup to counter for a near fall. Styles kicks Miz to the apron and Styles hits a Pele Kick. Styles with a knee to Miz on the floor. AJ with a knee to the face from the apron. AJ grabs Miz and throws him into Cena. Cena runs in as the referee calls for the bell.
Winner by DQ: The Miz
After the bell, Cena chases AJ out of the ring and stands there. Miz attacks from behind but Cena scoops him for the Attitude Adjustment. AJ springboards in for a Phenomenal Forearm but Cena counters and drops him. Cena’s music hits as he hits the corner to pose. The referee checks on AJ as Maryse tends to Miz on the floor. Cena raises the WWE Title and hands it to the referee before leaving.
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Smackdown Live Results – January 10, 2017
Published By: Lisa | Filed in: Coverage, Images, Smackdown Live Results, Videos, WWE.Com
Baron Corbin is backstage he is asked about John Cena’s comment. Baron says John has claimed his time is now and he is a man of his word. Tonight, he makes John Cena a liar. It is not his glory days, it is his end of days.
AJ Styles shows up and he tells Baron tonight is his night.
AJ says he will be on commentary tonight and he tells Baron to do his best AJ Styles imitation and BEAT JOHN CENA.
Match Number Four: Baron Corbin versus John Cena
Corbin and Cena pace around the ring before locking up. Corbin misses a punch and Cena with a punch. Cena with more punches but Corbin with a boot to the head. Corbin with a hard Irish whip. Corbin sends Cena to the floor in front of the announce table and we go to commercial.
We are back and Corbin with a front face lock and Cena gets Corbin on his shoulders but Cena falls to the mat. Corbin with punches and Corbin looks at Styles. Corbin goes to the floor and he makes his way to the announce table. Corbin’s distraction allows Cena to recover and he punches Corbin. Corbin with forearms against the ringside barrier. Corbin sends Cena back into the ring and Corbin has something to say to Styles.
Corbin charges at Cena and Cena drops down, sending Corbin over the top rope to the floor. Cena with a double sledge off the apron. Corbin with a punch and then he charges at Cena but Cena pulls himself into the ring and Corbin hits the ring steps. Corbin catches Cena and hits a standing power slam for a near fall. Corbin argues with the referee about his count. Corbin asks Cena if he has anything left. Cena blocks a punch and he connects with punches. Corbin with a Bossman Slam for a near fall. Corbin with a running punch to the head.
Cena with punches but Corbin catches Cena and applies a bear hug. Cena escapes the hold and Corbin kicks Cena into the corner. Corbin slides to the floor and he misses a clothesline. Cena with boots to Corbin followed by a tornado DDT. Cena with a Blue Thunder Bomb and a Five Knuckle Shuffle. Cena with an Attitude Adjustment for the three count.
Winner: John Cena
After the match, Styles gets up from his seat at the announce table and he gets on the announce table and shows Cena he is the champion.
We go to credits.
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Smackdown Live Results – January 3, 2017
Published By: Lisa | Filed in: Images, Smackdown Live Results, TV Recap, Videos, WWE.Com
Still to come, the Cena – Styles contract signing. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and out comes SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan to a pop. He’s here to do the Royal Rumble contract signing for the WWE Title match. Bryan welcomes us and introduces Cena first. Cena comes out to a pop.
Bryan introduces WWE Champion AJ Styles next and out he comes to a pop. AJ says he and Bryan are cut from the same cloth but Cena is not like them. AJ wonders how Cena gets a title shot after being gone for months. Bryan understands where AJ is coming from but AJ needs to understand where he’s coming from. Bryan says SmackDown is on a roll and they won the ratings last week because AJ headlined and Cena returned. Bryan says they need to keep the momentum going into the Royal Rumble and they do that by giving everyone the biggest match possible – Cena vs. Styles.
Bryan says this is the match people want and this is what they will give them. Bryan wishes them good luck and leaves the ring. AJ says Cena was given a title shot by a guy who is basically his brother-in-law. AJ talks about how the tables have turned and said this time it’s Cena who doesn’t belong in WWE if he doesn’t get a win. AJ goes on and takes credit for the ratings victory. AJ says SmackDown can do it without Cena. AJ keeps ranting and says Cena will never be as good as The Rock or AJ Styles. AJ signs the contract and holds the title up while talking trash. Some fans chant for Cena as he takes the mic. Cena says AJ knows nothing about being a man. Cena mentions standing up for himself as he pushes the chair out of the way. Cena says AJ just made the biggest mistake of his life – he pissed off John Cena.
Cena admits he needs a win to prove he belongs because of chumps like AJ who think Cena is already gone. Cena says he just lost all respect for AJ and thinks he’s a punk little b—h now. Cena goes on and congratulates AJ on finally having the courage to stand up to Cena. Cena says he’s about to make AJ feel as stupid as he looks. Cena says AJ walks down the ramp because he wants to, Cena walks it because he wants to. Cena goes on about his passion and says anyone in his shoes would have already left for Hollywood but he’s still here and that’s passion. Fans chant for Cena after the fiery promo. Cena paces around. Cena says he needs the match, AJ needs it and the fans need it. Cena goes on and tells AJ to bring his family, friends, the noise and his A-game to the Rumble but he’s still going to kick AJ’s ass and take the title. Why? Because he’s John Cena… recognize. Cena signs the contract. They argue until the music hits and out comes Baron Corbin with a mic.
Corbin brags on his Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal win and announces his name for the Royal Rumble match. Corbin says he’s winning the title at WrestleMania. Cena and Corbin have words. Cena flips the table. AJ drops Cena from behind. Corbin stands over Cena and says maybe AJ is right – Cena’s time is up. AJ backs up the ramp as Corbin looks on from the apron and Cena recovers.z
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Talking Smack Recap | December 27, 2016
Published By: Lisa | Filed in: Screencaptures, Talking Smack Recap, WWE.Com
AJ Styles joins the show and places the WWE Championship on the desk. Styles addresses John Cena and accuses him of trying to big league him. By showing up at the end of Styles match and offering to shake his hand. Styles says that Cena was out to punk him in the middle of the ring. That he knows what John was up to with his gesture. Cena responds by saying that he is going to punk Styles at The Royal Rumble. AJ mocks John and says that he didn’t “punk” him at SummerSlam when he had the chance to. John mentions how he had an injured shoulder, and Styles pounces on Cena verbally. He mocks him for using that as an excuse. John Cena says that he is going to take the WWE Championship away from Styles at the Royal Rumble. Says that if he wanted to punk out Styles, he could have very easily tonight. Cena promises to do just that at The Royal Rumble. Before leaving the show, AJ tells Cena that he is going to do what he does best, and that’s “Beat John Cena”.
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Smackdown Live Results | Dececmber 27, 2016
Published By: Lisa | Filed in: Photos, Smackdown Live Results, Videos, WWE.Com
Match Number Three: Baron Corbin versus Dolph Ziggler versus AJ Styles for the WWE Championship
All three men try to figure out how to take the early advantage and Corbin goes after Styles. Ziggler with a drop kick to Corbin. Styles with forearms in the corner and kicks to Corbin. Ziggler with a splash and Corbin catches Ziggler as Styles sends Ziggler into the ring. Corbin knocks Styles off the apron and Ziggler drops Corbin on the top rope. Corbin waits for Ziggler or Styles to get back into the ring as we go to commercial.
We are back and Corbin with a hard Irish whip to Styles and then he goes to the floor to run Ziggler into the apron. We see footage from the commercial break when Corbin sent Styles high into the air for a back body drop. Corbin is done wtih Ziggler so he goes back to Styles and he runs AJ into the apron. Corbin sends Styles back into the ring and he gets a near fall. Corbin wtih a knee to the midsection and then he picks AJ up. Styles with a kick and chops. Corbin catches Styles but Ziggler with a drop kick and Styles gets a crucifix cover so Ziggler breaks up the cover. Styles blocks a suplex and then so does Ziggler.
Ziggler and Styles with punches but Corbin with a double clothesline and Corbin gets a near fall on Ziggler. Corbin kicks Ziggler and then picks him up. Corbin taunts Ziggler and sends Ziggler sternum first into the turnbuckles. Corbin looks at Styles on the floor before he continues to work over Ziggler. Ziggler with punches and then Ziggler stomps on the foot. Ziggler is sent into the air. Corbin goes for End of Days but Styles blocks it. Styles punches Corbin and sends him into the turnbuckles. Corbin sends Ziggler into the same corner. Ziggler wtih an elbow to Corbin and Styles with a boot. Corbin goes to the floor and comes back in with a clothesline to Ziggler and an STO to Styles to get a near fall.
We go to commercial.
We are back and Corbin punches and kicks Ziggler. Corbin punches Styles and we see Corbin punching Styles when AJ went for a springboard move. Corbin continues to work over both men. Ziggler with punches to Corbin and Styles joins in and they both work over Corbin. Ziggler with a head butt and then they clothesline Corbin over the top rope to the floor. Styles and Ziggler also go to the floor and Corbin sends Styles into the ringside barrier. Ziggler gets on Corbin’s back and Corbin with a snap mare. Corbin rearranges the announce table and then he misses a shoulder as he hits the ringside barrier. Styles with a forearm off the steps and Ziggler with a super kick that sends Corbin onto the table. Ziggler and Styles go to the ringside barrier and Styles with a leg drop while Ziggler hits an elbow drop at the same time that destroys the table.
Ziggler and Styles go back into the ring but Styles pulls Ziggler off the apron. Ziggler with a uranage onto the apron and then Ziggler with a hesitation DDT for a near fall. Ziggler and Styles struggle to get back top their feet. Ziggler goes for a Zig Zag but Styles holds on to the ropes. Styles with an Ushigoroshi and then he sets for the Styles Clash but Ziggler kicks Styles to escape the hold. Styles is sent to the apron and Styles with a forearm. Ziggler kicks Styles when he goes for the Phenomenal Forearm. Styles wtih a rollup and then Ziggler with a super kick but Corbin breaks up the cover.
Ziggler kicks Corbin and he hits a neck breaker and hits a leaping elbow drop for a near fall. Ziggler punches Corbin and kicks Corbin. Corbin with Deep Six for a near fall when Styles breaks up the cover. All three men are down. Corbin with a punch but Styles punches back and he connects with forearms. Corbin with punches but Styles wtih kicks. Corbin hits End of Days on Styles while Ziggler hits a Zig Zag on Corbin and Ziggler gets a near fall as Styles rolls to the floor.
Corbin sends Ziggler shoulder first into the ring post and then he puts Ziggler on the turnbuckles. Corbin sets for a superplex but Ziggler with punches. Ziggler with a head butt and he goes up top but Corbin crotches Ziggler and Ziggler falls to the mat. Corbin hits End of Days on Ziggler and Styles with a Phenomenal Forearm to Corbin and then Styles pins Ziggler.
Winner: AJ Styles
After the match, John Cena’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring to have a staredown with AJ Styles.
Cena wants AJ to shake his hand, but Styles refuses. Styles puts the title belt between them and then he reluctantly shakes his hand.
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Smackdown Live Results | December 20, 2016
Published By: Brittany | Filed in: Images, Smackdown Live Results, Videos, WWE.Com
We’re live from The Joe in Detroit with Mauro Ranallo, JBL, David Otunga and Tom Phillips.
WWE Title Match: James Ellsworth vs. AJ Styles
We go right to the ring as WWE Champion AJ Styles makes his way out. James Ellsworth is out next and he’s hyped up.
AJ and Ellsworth have words and stare each other down before Greg Hamilton does formal ring introductions. They lock up and AJ sends Ellsworth into the corner but he puts on the brakes. AJ turns back around and catches No Chin Music. AJ unloads with strikes and drops Ellsworth. AJ takes his time and covers for the win.
Winner: AJ Styles
After the match, AJ grabs Ellsworth and slams him face first into the ropes. AJ pulls Ellsworth out of the ring and manhandles him to the floor. AJ continues the assault and sends Ellsworth face first into the steel steps. AJ goes under the ring but throws Ellsworth into the frame of the ring instead. Fans want tables. AJ catapults Ellsworth under the bottom of the ring frame as referees yell at him to stop. AJ walks off and grabs the WWE Title as referees tend to Ellsworth. AJ turns back around and returns to the scene of the crime as fans pop. AJ nails a snap suplex into the barrier. AJ goes back into the ring and stands tall with the title. AJ takes the mic and says that has been building for 6 weeks and was a long time coming. Medics are out with a stretcher for Ellsworth now. AJ says now he can move on to bigger things in 2017. AJ says he doesn’t have to ask Santa for anything this year because he has it all, including the WWE Title. Dolph Ziggler’s music hits and out he comes.
Ziggler reminds AJ about their match next week. Ziggler mocks him for taking this long to beat Ellsworth. AJ says he won’t need but 1 shot to defeat Ziggler next week and it will be a cake walk. Ziggler says it won’t be that easy because he put his career on the line a few months ago and came out on top, so there’s nothing he won’t do to get his hands on the WWE Title. The music interrupts a staredown as Baron Corbin makes his way out.
Corbin says he should be getting the shot next week, not Ziggler. He calls Ziggler “little man” and asks how many chances WWE is going to give him. Corbin says Ziggler only earned the shot because he was gone. Corbin says Ziggler will lose next week because that’s what he does. Corbin says Ziggler doesn’t steal the show, he steals opportunities and wastes them. So next week… Corbin decks Ziggler and drops him. Ziggler comes back but Corbin nails End of Days as AJ looks on from the ramp. Fans chant “one more time” but Corbin declines and exits the ring as his music hits. AJ watches and backs up the ramp to the back.
#1 Contenders Match: Baron Corbin vs. Dolph Ziggler
We go to the ring and out comes Dolph Ziggler. The winner of this match will face WWE Champion AJ Styles next week. Baron Corbin is out next.
Before the match can begin, WWE Champion AJ Styles makes his way out for commentary. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and Ziggler strikes first to start. Corbin comes back in from a breather and takes control. Corbin drops Ziggler with a knee to the gut and slams him face first into the top rope. Corbin with a boot to the throat now. They end up on the floor and Corbin drops Ziggler with a knee in front of AJ to send a message. Corbin brings it back in for a 2 count.
Ziggler fights back and beats Corbin into the corner. Corbin counters and whips Ziggler into the corner. Corbin lands hard and goes down. Corbin with another 2 count. Corbin keeps control and covers for another 2 count. Ziggler looks to make another comeback but Corbin knocks him away. Corbin keeps control and sends Ziggler shoulder first into the ring post. Corbin goes to the floor and nails a running forearm, crushing Ziggler’s head into the post. We go to commercial.
Back from the break and Ziggler moves as Corbin runs into the ring post. Ziggler with a Fame-asser for a close 2 count. More back and forth. Ziggler counters a powerbomb for a 2 count. Corbin with a STO for another pin attempt. Corbin stands tall after a big right hand. Corbin talks some trash now. Ziggler rolls him up for 2. Corbin floors Ziggler for a huge clothesline for another close 2 count.
Ziggler with a neckbreaker on the middle rope. Ziggler nails a Zig Zag for a close 2 count. Ziggler with strikes in the corner now. Ziggler climbs up but Corbin elbows him in the head a few times. Corbin comes out of the corner with a big right hand and a Deep Six for a 2 count. Corbin kicks Ziggler out of the ring and follows. Corbin launches Ziggler into the barrier. Corbin launches Ziggler into another part of the barrier as the referee counts. Corbin launches Ziggler into Styles next. Corbin picks Ziggler up but gets superkicked and goes down as the referee calls for the bell.
Double Count Out
Styles comes over with chair shots for Ziggler and Corbin. Styles continues with the chair shots until the music hits and out comes Daniel Bryan. Bryan makes next week’s WWE Title match a Triple Threat with Ziggler vs. Corbin vs. Styles. Styles pitches a fit as SmackDown goes off the air and Bryan’s music plays.
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Tribute To The Troops Results | December 14, 2016
Published By: Brittany | Filed in: Coverage, Images, Videos, WWE
The New Day talk about Cesaro and Sheamus on the same page. Now they are starting to gel. Kofi says they feel different since they became the longest reigning WWE Champions. Big E says he feels a power flowing through his veins. He is talking about history. They may go down as the greatest . . . and most elite team of all time.
AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson show up. AJ says they have a nice run as tag team champions, but the WWE Title stands for greatness. Luke says they are not like you three nerds. They are about being mean and making green. Karl says they have done it all over the world. AJ says they have done it with the Phenomenal One. He says the discussion starts and ends with the Club.
We see The Shield on the other side of The New Day.
Seth asks if they heard that they are the greatest team of all time. Dean asks if they believe that and Roman says nah.
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Smackdown Live Results | December 13, 2016
Published By: Brittany | Filed in: Images, Smackdown Live Results, TV Recap, Videos, WWE
Miz is in the ring with Maryse for MizTV.
Miz says it is Day 28 of the Miz’ Intercontinental Championship Reunion Tour. He says MizTV is star studded because it has his wife and him. Tonight is special because MizTV brings two of the most powerful champions WWE has to offer. Miz brings out AJ Styles. Miz tells AJ that James Ellsworth won’t be wrestling tonight and AJ says he has a case of chinfulenza. He says sooner or later, he will destroy James Ellsworth in the middle of the ring. Miz asks how will he be able to sleep at night knowing that he will have to defend the WWE Title against . . . JAMES ELLSWORTH. AJ laughs at Miz and tells him that he is hilarious. Miz puts over AJ’s hair and AJ says he is working on a hair conditioner deal.
Miz asks what is next for AJ.
AJ says that Daniel and Shane are trying to figure out what is next. He beat JOHN CENA. He beat Dean Ambrose many times. He will destroy James Ellsworth. Who else is there? He is the face that runs the place. He is the champ that runs the camp. He is the most prestigious champion on Smackdown. Who else is on his level? Miz says that AJ is a great champion and the longest reigning champion on Smackdown. There is only one person who brought the title from obscurity and took it to new levels. The WWE Championship is prestigious. Miz says he has made the Intercontinental Title legendary. Miz says he beat Dean Ambrose last week.
AJ wants to know what is Miz’ point.
Miz says that AJ said no one is on his level. Miz says he is above it. Miz says maybe it is time he makes the WWE Championship legendary.
Dean Ambrose’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring.
Dolph Ziggler’s music plays and he makes his way to the ring. Dolph says they talk a lot of game when they cannot win without cheating. If he can’t hide behind Maryse’s skirt, he can hide behind AJ’s.
Miz attacks Dolph and hits a Skull Crushing Finale.
Dean kicks Miz and hits a double underhook DDT.
AJ decides that he does not have to do anything and he starts to walk away.
Dean hits a double underhook DDT on Ziggler.
The lights go out and Luke Harper is in the ring and he hits a discus clothesline on Ambrose.
Harper points at AJ.
We go to commercial.
AJ comes in and demands protection from Shane and Bryan. Bryan mocks him and they announce a Fatal 4 Way Elimination Match with Luke Harper, Dolph Ziggler, Dean Ambrose and The Miz. If anyone interferes, that will cause an elimination. The winner will face AJ on December 27th. AJ isn’t happy and storms off.
AJ Styles joins the commentary team for the main event.
Fatal 4 Way #1 Contenders Elimination Match: Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz vs. Luke Harper
Back from the break and Dean Ambrose is out first for the main event. Dolph Ziggler is out next, followed by WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz and Maryse. Luke Harper is out next. Back to commercial.
Back from the break and WWE Champion AJ Styles is out for commentary. The bell rings and Harper unloads on everyone as Miz looks on. Harper nails a big dive to Ambrose on the floor. Harper comes back in and ends up taking Miz out. It comes down to Ziggler and Miz going at it as Maryse looks on. Miz mocks Daniel Bryan and does the “yes!” kicks on Ziggler. Ziggler ducks the running kick but Miz blocks him. Miz with two corner dropkicks. He goes for a third but Ambrose runs in and hits the bulldog. Ambrose runs the ropes and nails a big dive on Harper. It’s blocked. Ambrose comes right back but Harper floors him. Harper comes in and grabs Ziggler but gets rolled up. Harper with a backbreaker on Ziggler.
Harper keeps control of Ziggler and goes back out to send Ziggler into the barrier. Harper stares down Miz and comes back in to continue the offense on Ziggler. Ambrose runs in and breaks a hold. Ziggler superkicks Harper into a Dirty Deeds. Harper with a big clothesline. Miz runs in for a 2 count on Ziggler and a 2 count on Harper. Miz throws a fit. Ambrose rolls Miz up with a small package. Miz is eliminated.
Back from the break and Ambrose with a 2 count on Ziggler. They go on and Ziggler gets caught in a swinging backbreaker. Ambrose keeps Ziggler grounded with a submission now. Ambrose with a snap suplex for a 2 count. Ambrose goes to the top but Ziggler runs up. Harper runs in and gets Ziggler in the Electric Chair. Ziggler turns it into a Zig Zag. Ambrose comes off the top with a clothesline on Ziggler for a 2 count.
Ziggler and Ambrose trade pin attempts. They collide in the middle of the ring with clotheslines and both go down. Harper comes back in and ends up hitting a big sitdown powerbomb on Ziggler for a 2 count. Harper with big running elbows on Ambrose and Ziggler in the corners. Harper takes Ambrose to the top but turns around for a superkick from Ziggler. Ambrose comes off the top and hits Dirty Deeds for the pin. Harper is eliminated.
Ziggler and Ambrose go at it now. Ziggler unloads but misses an elbow drop. Ambrose ends up launching Ziggler into the ring post. More back and forth. Ziggler with a big top rope facebuster. Ziggler goes over but Ambrose rolls him up for 2. They collide with clotheslines again. The Miz comes back to ringside and taunts Ziggler. Ziggler rolls to the floor and wants to fight. Ambrose nails a dive from the ring, sending Miz into the barrier. Ziggler superkicks Miz. Ambrose takes advantage and drops Ziggler. Ambrose brings Ziggler back in the ring. Miz stops Ambrose from entering by grabbing his leg. Ambrose sends Miz into the barrier. Ambrose comes back in but Ziggler superkicks him for the win.
Winner and New #1 Contender: Dolph Ziggler
After the match, Ziggler recovers as his music plays and we go to replays. Ziggler poses in the corner as WWE Champion AJ Styles stares him down from ringside. Ziggler talks some trash as we go backstage to WWE Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann to hype WWE 205 Live. SmackDown goes off the air with AJ mouthing off as he leaves with the title in the air.
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Talking Smack Recap | December 13, 2016
Published By: Brittany | Filed in: Screencaptures, Talking Smack Recap, Videos
The first topic on the show is Dolph Ziggler’s big victory on Smackdown Live. How he became #1 contender. Renee called it weird how The Miz helped Ziggler win the match. Bryan says that he is interested to see if Ziggler can capitalize on his WWE championship opportunity against AJ Styles on December 27th. When the conversation shifts to James Ellsworth missing the show due to illness. AJ Styles interrupts and joins the show.
AJ Styles overhears the Ellsworth discussion, and then proceeds to mock Ellsworth’s “Chinfluenza”. Daniel says that it is not nice that everyone makes fun of Ellsworth’s chin. Styles says that Bryan called him fat earlier. Daniel says that AJ had grease on his bicep. It made his arm appear flabby….. AJ also takes issue with Bryan’s protection line on Smackdown. How he instructed AJ to go to a pharmacy to get protection…. Bryan asks AJ, What he thinks, he was referring to by saying “protection”. AJ pauses and then says that it’s something that people use to prevent having babies, but that sometimes it doesn’t work. Bryan comically says that his suggestion to AJ, was for protection from Ellsworth’s cold.
The conversation shifts to Dolph Ziggler becoming the #1 contender and the Fatal Fourway match. AJ Styles puts over the match. How he is a big fan and how he enjoyed and respected all 4 men in tonight’s main event. Renee asks about Ellsworth’s upcoming title opportunity. Bryan says that his title shot has now been put on hold. They then discuss the victories, Ellsworth has over Styles. AJ says that Bryan knows why James won those matches. Daniel defends Ellsworth and calls him cute. AJ thinks Bryan is calling Ambrose cute. Bryan says that Renee is the one who calls Dean cute. Renee laughs and denies that she says that.
Renee switches the subject quickly. Asks AJ how he feels about Ambrose not being in the title picture. AJ says that he is happy that Dean is out of the mix. That he has already beaten him several times. Goes on to say that he has also beaten Ziggler. Bryan asks Styles about Luke Harper. Styles says that he doesn’t know much about him. Styles puts over Harper’s skill set. Bryan and Renee both do the same thing. Styles says that Harper is not smart enough to be a #1 contender, and that it was proven on Smackdown. They go back to talking about Ziggler and Styles on 12/27. AJ is very confident about beating him. Bryan asks AJ to give a Connor McGregor type prediction on how long it will take for Styles to beat him. Styles says that this isn’t a boxing match. AJ says that he has Ziggler well scouted and knows his style. Renee asks AJ about his ankle. AJ says that he is fine. Bryan asks him to do jumping jacks. AJ refuses. Renee asks AJ if he has medical clearance. AJ refuses to answer the question. Daniel then gives AJ the hook to leave the show. Calls him a phenomenal guest. When Styles leaves the set, Daniel and Renee dog AJ for not being as entertaining as they are.
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