Backstage: Rhyno, Apollo Crews, Baron Corbin, and Erick Rowan are in the locker room and AJ Styles enters. He says the new face that runs this place, the Phenomenal One is here. He says he did what he said he would do at Summerslam, he beat John Cena. AJ puts the wrist band on his head. He sees someone with a sad face and realizes it is Dolph Ziggler. He tells Dolph he does not like losers. Ziggler attacks Styles and officials magically show up to separate them.
AJ Styles comes out and he complains about the ship that Daniel and Shane are running. Enough about the Tag Team tournament or the Women’s tournament. AJ refuses to be Heath’s partner and then Dolph Ziggler attacks AJ from behind and then the wrestlers in the ring come to the floor to break things up as we go to commercial.
AJ says he is the Face that Runs this Place. AJ repeats himself and he says he should be the number one contender for the WWE Championship. Dolph Ziggler tries to come to the ring, but he is held back by referees and agents. Daniel Bryan comes out and he says that he will not let the two of them ruin this show. Daniel says he agrees. AJ beat John Cena and deserves to be the number one contender. He tells Dolph that he came close to being the WWE Champion. It looks like you want to fight and the people want to see them fight. Daniel says if AJ wins tonight, he will get to face Dean Ambrose at Backlash. Daniel says if Dolph wins, he gets added to the match and it is a Triple Threat.
Dolph Ziggler versus AJ Styles in an If AJ wins, we have a singles match, but if Dolph wins we get a Triple Threat Match at Backlash Match
Dolph goes for the leg but Styles stays on his feet. Styles gets to the ropes and Ziggler breaks the hold. Ziggler goes for the leg again but Styles stays on his feet and Styles with a punch. Ziggler with a take down and he applies a chin lock and body scissors. Styles gets to the floor to slow things down. Ziggler tries to clothesline Styles over the top rope but it does not work. Ziggler drop kicks Styles to the floor. We are back and Styles with shoulders in the corner. We see Ziggler being catapulted into the turnbuckles during the commercial break. Styles with an Irish whip but he misses a splash into the corner when Ziggler moves. Ziggler punches Styles but Styles with a hard Irish whip that sends Ziggler sternum first into the turnbuckles. Styles with a back breaker for a near fall. Styles kicks Ziggler in the back. Styles with punches and a slap. Styles with a round kick to the head. Ziggler with a rollup and then he tries for a German suplex but Styles blocks it and he connects with a forearm. Continue reading