Even though he has only been with WWE for less than a month, AJ Styles has already picked up some backstage heat. Even worse, the heat is with Vince McMahon himself. The CEO is upset with Styles because he signed a deal with a toy company prior to signing his contract with World Wrestling Entertainment. This is the same company that signed Kevin Owens back when he was receiving his big push against John Cena last year.
February 4, 2016
When AJ Styles made his surprising entrance at the Royal Rumble, the internet wrestling community was quick to criticize the theme song that WWE chose for the former world heavyweight champion. Reports have now surfaced that the inspiration behind the song is "Ain't No Sunshine" by rapper DMX. World Wrestling Entertainment wanted a gruff theme for Styles.
January 25, 2016
Since TNA feels that they had agreements with AJ Styles, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows before they decided to change their minds and join WWE, there is a very good chance now that Total Nonstop Action might actually be filing a lawsuit against World Wrestling Entertainment. The company really wanted to bring AJ Styles back to show the fan base that things are turning around once again.
January 24, 2016
While there are rumors circulating that he is scheduled to join WWE and work the Royal Rumble this Sunday, AJ Styles still has other wrestling commitments to fulfill over the weekend. On Saturday night in Duluth, Georgia, the former world heavyweight champion will be making an appearance with ROH to do a farewell to Ring of Honor fans. That should be his final night with the company for quite some time.
January 20, 2016
Rumors are floating around that AJ Styles is now scheduled to work the Royal Rumble, Monday Night Raw and the Smackdown taping this upcoming week. The belief was that WWE initially canceled his involvement because reports leaked out to the internet wrestling community. However, it now appears that World Wrestling Entertainment officials have decided to utilize the former world heavyweight champion to create quite a buzz.
January 20, 2016
In a sign that TNA may be loosening up the purse strings again, reports have surfaced that the company had negotiations with AJ Styles about a potential return that would have seen the former world heavyweight champion return to the promotion in time for their debut on POP TV. The two sides were not able to reach an agreement in time. Plus, Styles currently has a favorable deal on the table from WWE.
January 18, 2016
Members of the Bullet Club are making headlines left and right nowadays. While reports surfaced that stated that Tama Tonga has signed a contract extension with New Japan, the second generation wrestler himself took to social media to let everyone know that he is still a free agent without a deal. There were reports that Tonga was set to join AJ Styles, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows in signing with WWE.
January 12, 2016
Since WWE wants to create a huge buzz before Wrestlemania 32, there are reports that management wants to shock the audience by having AJ Styles be one of the mystery entrants at the Royal Rumble. The fact that the pay per view is in Orlando bodes well for Styles, since he wrestled in that area for several years with TNA. Management is hoping that the familiarity with AJ will create a huge reaction when he shows up.
January 11, 2016
Earlier in the month, Kenny Omega shocked New Japan fans when he turned on AJ Styles and effectively took over leadership of the Bullet Club stable. While some believe that was done because of his potential signing with WWE, the move was actually planned ahead of time. Management got the sense that Styles was going to be returning to the United States, so they wanted him to leave on a high note as a baby face with the fans.
January 11, 2016