AJ Styles’ music hits as he makes his way down to the ring. He grabs the mic and welcomes everyone to Smackdown Live, “the house that AJ Styles built”. He talks about how he turned the B show into the show.
And what does he get in return? Nothing but disrespect. Meanwhile, Randy Orton burns down a house and gets rewarded for it. An AJ Styles chant breaks out in the arena.
AJ cuts them and says he knows exactly who he is and what he’s doing. He was built for the main event of Wrestlemania. And not Shane McMahon, Daniel Bryan or Randy Orton is going to keep him from the grandest stage of them all and making it phenomenal.
AJ Styles’ music hits as he makes his way down to the ring. He grabs the mic and welcomes everyone to Smackdown Live, “the house that AJ Styles built”. He talks about how he turned the B show into the show. And what does he get in return? Nothing but disrespect. Meanwhile, Randy Orton burns down a house and gets rewarded for it. An AJ Styles chant breaks out in the arena.
AJ cuts them and says he knows exactly who he is and what he’s doing. He was built for the main event of Wrestlemania. And not Shane McMahon, Daniel Bryan or Randy Orton is going to keep him from the grandest stage of them all and making it phenominal. Randy Orton’s music hits and he comes down to the ring.
The bell rings and the match is under way. The announce team doing a great job building this match up. AJ runs towards Orton who catches him and goes for the RKO right away. Styles pushes Orton away and rolls out of the ring. Styles gets back in the ring and both men lock up.
Orton takes Styles to the corner and the referfee breaks it up. Both men go to lock up but Styles rolls under and gets Orton in a headlock. Orton picks Styles up and delivers a belly to back suplex but Styles keeps the headlock in. Orton gets up and sends Styles to the ropes and takes him down with a shoulder block.
Back up, they tie up and Styles with some punches and takes Orton to the corner but Orton reverses it into an irish whip hard into the turnbuckle as Orton goes down. Orton stomps on Styles and lifts him up in a suplex position and drops Styles onto the ropes. He goes for the cover but only a 2 count. Orton getting in control of the match. A European uppercut by Orton to Styles in the corner.
Some vicious punches to Styles but Styles delivers a kick to the back of the leg. Now it’s Styles’ turn to dish out the punishment. He sends Orton to the turnbuckle but Orton reverses it. He grabs Styles and launches him across the ring as Styles rolls out to the outside. Orton follows Styles to the outside.
Orton picks Styles up and drops him back first onto the barricade. He throws Styles back in the ring. As Orton is getting in the ring, Styles attacks Orton’s leg and takes him down. Orton rolls to the outside of the ring holding his leg.
Back from commercial, we see Styles attacking Orton’s leg inside the ring. He has Orton in a leg lock but Orton hits Styles on the head and gets out of it. Back up in the corner, Styles tries to go for the leg again but Orton pushes Styles away. Both men get up again and Styles keeps trying to go for the leg but Orton pushes him away. A kick to Orton’s leg takes him down and Styles has Randy in a rear chin lock.
Orton stands up and gets out of the head lock. Styles runs to the ropes but Orton lands a clothesline. Styles gets up and a powerslam by Orton. Orton seen holding his left leg. Styles gets up and a full nelson by Orton who goes for the cover but gets a 2 count. Styles in the corner, Orton starts attacking Styles’ right leg. Orton again holds his knee in pain.
He picks Styles up and puts him on the top turnbuckle. Some right hands by Orton who climbs the top rope and tries a suplex..Styles slips under and drops Orton. He picks Orton up and delivers a fireman’s carry. He goes for the cover and a 2 count as Randy kicks out.
Styles kicks Orton and goes for the Styles Clash but Orton picks Styles up and drops him onto the ring apron. Styles on the ring apron as Orton goes for a DDT but Styles gets out of it. He takes Orton down and gets him in a calf crusher.
Orton screaming in pain but he reaches the ropes. Styles the first man up. He goes for a springboard off the top rope but Orton brings him down and delivers a DDT. Orton setting up the RKO. He goes for it but a bicycle kick by AJ Styles. Styles runs towards Orton who throws him onto the apron.
AJ going for the phenomenal forarm, Orton jumps and goes for the RKO but Styles lands on the ring apron. He goes for the splash off the top rope, Orton ducks, Styles turns around and an RKO. He goes for the cover, 1, 2, 3! Randy Orton pins AJ Styles and becomes the number 1 contender to Bray Wyatt’s WWE title at Wrestlemania.