WWE World Heavyweight Title Match: Roman Reigns vs. AJ Styles
We go to the ring and out comes AJ Styles to a pop. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns is out to huge heat. We get formal ring introductions as the Reigns heat continues. The bell rings and fans chant for AJ. They lock up and Reigns shoves AJ into the corner.
Reigns with some overpowering to start but Styles counters. They go to lock up again as fans chant for AJ. Styles with kicks to Reigns’ legs. Styles works on the arm now. Reigns goes to the floor for a breather and takes his time coming back in. Some fans chant “Roman sucks” as he comes back in. Reigns tries to take it to the corner but AJ escapes and nails a forearm. AJ goes to the floor and tells Reigns to bring it. AJ rolls right back in and Reigns has to follow. AJ stomps away as Reigns comes back in. Reigns ends up hitting a big shoulder that knocks AJ out of the ring. More big boos from the crowd.
Styles comes back in and goes for the leg but Reigns knocks him down. Reigns with another big blow to the back of the neck. Styles staggers Reigns with a knee and a forearm. Reigns fights out of a clutch and turns AJ inside out with a big clothesline. More back and forth but my WWE Network feed goes out. We come back and Styles nails a running forearm as Reigns is on the mat. Styles with a 2 count. Styles puts Reigns on his shoulders and drops him over a knee for another 2 count. Another WWE Network pause. We come back and Styles has Reigns in the Calf Crusher. It’s broken and Reigns goes to the floor. Styles nails a Phenomenal Forearm from the ring to the floor, crashing Reigns through an announce table.
Styles makes it back in the ring but Reigns gets counted out.
Winner by Count Out: AJ Styles
– After the bell, AJ doesn’t look happy as he’s announced the winner. His music hits but is paused as Eden announces Reigns is still the champion. Shane McMahon’s music hits and out he comes to a pop. Shane says that’s not how a title match is going to end in the new era. Shane calls for the bell and says the match now has no count outs.
No Count Outs for the WWE World Heavyweight Title: AJ Styles vs. Roman Reigns
The bell rings and AJ brings Reigns back inside. He goes to the top but Reigns rolls away to the other side of the ring. AJ goes over but Reigns suckers him in. AJ unloads with forearms.
AJ nails a pele kick. He goes up top for the 450 but Reigns gets his knees up. Reigns with a 2 count. AJ comes off the second rope but Reigns nails him in mid-air. The referee calls for the bell due to what appears to be an accidental low blow from Reigns to Styles.
Winner by DQ: AJ Styles
– After the bell, AJ’s music hits and he’s announced the winner. Reigns is announced the champion still. Stephanie McMahon’s music hits and out she comes. She says as usual, Shane missed something. She announces the match to be restarted until there’s a clear winner, now it will be No DQ and No Count Out.
No DQ, No Count Outs for the WWE World Heavyweight Title: AJ Styles vs. Roman Reigns
The bell rings and they go at it. Reigns places Styles on the top rope and knocks him out of the ring with a right hand. Reigns sends him into the steps and into the Spanish announce table. Reigns with a kick into the barrier. Reigns tosses AJ over the barrier into the crowd.
Reigns follows but Styles nails a running clothesline back over the barrier. Reigns hits the announce table. AJ keeps control and brings it in the ring as fans do dueling chants. Reigns dodges a Phenomenal Forearm and nails a Superman punch in mid-air. AJ kicks out just in time. Reigns with another Superman punch as fans boo. Reigns readies for a spear but Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson pull Styles to the floor. Reigns looks at them as they hit the apron. Gallows and Anderson enter the ring and beat Reigns down. They destroy him and leave him laying. They go back to the floor and watch as AJ pulls himself to the apron. Styles goes for the Phenomenal Forearm and nails it but Reigns gets his foot on the bottom rope.
The Usos run down and brawl with Gallows and Anderson at ringside. Styles goes to the top but Reigns jumps up and pushes him off onto the other 4 men. Reigns shakes off the leg injury and tries to recover now. AJ gets up and moves to the side. Reigns runs the ropes and lands on The Usos, Gallows and Anderson outside. Styles with a big forearm off the barrier. Styles brings Reigns back in. Styles springboards in with a Shooting Star Press and nails it but Reigns kicks out right before the 3 count. Reigns blocks the Styles Clash and backdrops Styles to the apron. Reigns runs for a Superman punch but AJ nails him. AJ comes in with another Phenomenal Forearm but Reigns ducks it and nails a spear for the win as fans boo.
Winner: Roman Reigns
After the bell, both men are down as we go to replays. We come back and Reigns has the WWE World Heavyweight Title now. AJ limps towards the back and looks on as Reigns raises the title. We cut to Vince, Shane and Stephanie watching backstage. Vince says that was a really great match. He applauds Shane for restarting the match but says Stephanie one-upped him a little bit. He congratulates them both. Vince wonders if AJ should have a rematch and they agree. It will take place at Extreme Rules and will be an Extreme Rules match. We go back to the announcers & Roman Reigns in the ring to close the show.