What’s next for AJ Styles following his WWE SmackDown return ft. LA Knight attack?

The Phenomenal AJ Styles is a nine-time world champion and one of the most popular and respected wrestlers in WWE. He returned to Friday Night SmackDown last week, after a three-month hiatus due to injury caused by The Bloodline.

On his return to WWE, Styles made an unexpected turn by attacking LA Knight at the end of the show. Styles’ heel turn has sparked numerous reactions from fans and rumors regarding his next plans in WWE.

Is AJ Styles becoming a heel after attacking LA Knights?

AJ Styles returned to Smackdown last week in the match between Randy Orton and Jey Uso. Styles made a surprise entry from the crowd and hit a Phenomenal fore arm to Roman Reigns. After the match Styles made an unexpected move by attacking LA Knight.

The reason for AJ Styles’ heel turn is not clear, but he explained his actions on the December 22 episode of SmackDown. He said that LA Knight “walked over his dead body” to take his place in the tag team match with Cena, and that he was jealous and angry about Knight’s success. He also said that he wanted to prove that he was still the best in the world, and that he would not let anyone take his spot.

As per some reports, Styles has not become a heel after attacking LA Knight upon his return. It’s just a build-up for the triple-threat match in the upcoming Royal Rumble 2024. AJ Styles’ heel turn has sparked various reactions from fans and wrestlers alike.

Some are disappointed that he turned on a fan favorite like LA Knight, while others are excited to see a new side of him. His heel turn also sets up a potential feud with Knight, who is seeking revenge.

Winner of AJ Styles vs Randy Orton vs LA Knight to face Roman Reigns

Nick Aldis officially announced a triple-threat match between AJ Styles, Randy Orton, and LA Knight on the January 5th episode of SmackDown: New Year’s Revolution. The winner of the match will become the number one contender for the WWE Universal Championship and will face Roman Reigns at the Royal Rumble pay-per-view on January 28.

On todays episode of Smackdown LA Knight, Randy Orton and AJ Styles had a heated confrontation in the ring. All three superstars were arguing about who’s going to take over Roman Reigns. Orton said that he did not care about Styles or Knight, and that he only wanted to face Reigns.

LA Knight said that he earned his opportunity fair and square, and that he would prove himself against both Styles and Orton. The three superstars then brawled in the ring, until Nick Aldis, the general manager of SmackDown, came out and announced the triple threat match on New Year’s Smackdown.

The winner of the match will have the opportunity to challenge Roman Reigns, who has been the undisputed WWE Universal Champion for over two years. Reigns is arguably the most dominant and powerful champion in WWE history, and whoever faces Reigns at the Royal Rumble will have a monumental task ahead of them.


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