WWE has announced that AJ Styles will take on Sami Zayn on the first episode of Smackdown Live in 2018. This would be the first time they’ve competed against each other on a WWE TV show. The match was made after Styles lost his match to Kevin Owens on last week’s show thanks to Zayn’s distraction.
It certainly looks like they are building towards Styles defending his WWE Championship against Owens at the Royal Rumble.
Smackdown Live will emanate from the Amway Center in Orlando, FL and it will be the start of the big push towards the Royal Rumble as the company usually likes to hold off until the new year before pushing the big Rumble storylines.
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