AJ Styles was confronted by Finn Balor backstage throughout this week’s Monday Night Raw and it was identified that, regardless of the 2 working collectively to try to convey down The Judgement Day again at Hell in a Cell they hadn’t interacted since Balor grew to become a distinguished member of the group. The tense interplay ended with Balor hinting at Styles becoming a member of the group, although “The Phenomenal One” did not appear very .
Balor, Damian Priest and Rhea Ripley had been all on The Bump this week and indicated they need Styles to affix their ranks. The faction lately added its latest member, Dominik Mysterio, whereas placing Edge on the shelf with a leg harm.
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“I certainly hope so (that I got through to AJ with our interaction),” Balor stated. “Me and AJ have no beef, we’ve been friends a very long time. He’s had my back a long time, I’ve had his back a long time. I don’t see why anything should change.”
“Absolutely,” Balor stated when requested if Styles has a standing invitation from everybody within the group. “The Judgement Day are a family. All four of us, it comes from Dom too.”
Priest added, “I think I’ve said it before, I’ve been clear about it — AJ Styles, to me, is a perfect fit. It makes sense. When we had issues with AJ, it all stemmed from Edge. If you really think about, neither one of us ever had, realistically, an issue with him, it was all because of Edge. Now, we got rid of that, there’s no reason why we shouldn’t work together. And if my boy over here (Finn) is vouching for him, I don’t need anything else.”
Styles is actually no stranger to factions as he joined the New Japan steady Bullet Club simply as Balor was on his manner out of the corporate and heading to WWE. He additionally fashioned a pseudo-reunion of the group, The OC, alongside Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson within the late 2010s. But ever since Styles’ break up from Omos, “The Phenomenal One” has been working principally as a solo babyface.
Should Styles be a part of The Judgement Day? Or will he be the most recent former world champion to try to oppose the group? Let us know your ideas within the feedback! WWE returns to pay-per-view on Oct. 8 with the Extreme Rules occasion in Philadelphia.