Wrestling – WWE: AJ Styles Breaches A Huge Milestone
Current WWE Champion AJ Styles has achieved 300 days as WWE Champion, since winning the title a year ago. His rule right now remains at 302 days, and 442 days in total as a WWE champion.
— WWE (@WWE) 29 August 2018
Who is AJ Styles?
AJ Styles is a previous TNA World Champion and was a part of the Tennessee-based organisation from 2002-2014.
He likewise held the TNA World Tag Championship and TNA X-Division title on numerous events. He also worked for New Japan, as an individual member of the Bullet Club, after which he left and joined WWE.
AJ Styles made his debut at the 2016 Royal Rumble, entering at No. 3 in the match, and kept going almost 30 minutes, wiping out Tyler Breeze and Curtis Axel, before being wiped out by future adversary, Kevin Owens.
The AJ Styles WWE Title reign has passed 300 days. I thought his first title reign was better and more interesting than this one, but the Joe feud is good. He seems to be wrestling on TV a lot less in the last few months. pic.twitter.com/dAaL7ZfcFs
— John Canton (@johnreport) 5 September 2018
At Backlash 2016, AJ vanquished then-champion Dean Ambrose, to catch his first of two reigns as champion, before losing the gold to John Cena at the 2017 Royal Rumble. Styles started this 2nd rule as WWE Champion in November 2017, in the wake of crushing Jinder Mahal on a scene of SmackDown Live at the Manchester Arena in England.
Because of his 300 successive days as champion, Styles joins the list of Bruno Sammartino, Bob Backlund, Pedro Morales, Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Kevin Nash, John Cena and CM Punk.
Will AJ Styles Retain His Championship Title?
AJ is set to guard his WWE Championship against his fellow TNA alum Samoa Joe at WWE Hell In A Cell and at WWE Super Show-Down. Hell In A Cell will happen on September 16 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio Texas.
— DalyxmanVX (@DalyxmanVX1) 5 September 2018
WWE Super Show-Down is scheduled for October 6 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia, and will be the organisation’s first pay-per-view down under since their Global Warning visit in October 2002.
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