AJ Styles Celebrates WWE Title Win, Talks About Winning WWE Title
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
It was previously reported that AJ Styles defeated Jinder Mahal to become The New WWE Champion on last night's episode of SmackDown which emanated from the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. This was the first time that the WWE Title has changed hands outside of North America.
AJ Styles is now a two-time WWE Champion. It was announced during SmackDown that AJ Styles will now face WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at the upcoming WWE Survivor Series PPV.
As soon as the main event concluded, AJ Styles celebrated his big win with the fans in attendance in Manchester, England.
After his big win, The New WWE Champion AJ Styles was backstage as he talked about winning The WWE Title and his opponent for the upcoming WWE Survivor Series PPV, The Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. AJ said that all he can think about is being the two-time WWE Champion and how the people cared because he is one of them. When asked about current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar being the last one to capture The WWE Title on SmackDown more than 10 years ago, AJ said that he and Lesnar have a lot of similarities but there is one difference - he is The SmackDown champion and Lesnar isn't.
Below are photos and videos from tonight's main event, his celebration with the fans in Manchester, England and his backstage interview: