Priest helped Edge defeat Styles at WWE WrestleMania 38. Since then, the two men have teamed up and tormented Styles. Determined to level the playing field, Styles scored a crucial victory on Monday night.
Here’s how the match played out, courtesy of our play-by-play coverage:
“The Phenomenal One” takes the fight to Priest right away. Priest fires back with some stiff shots. He gains the upper hand and grounds Styles. The former WWE Champion sends Priest crashing to the floor and dives onto him. In doing so, he seemingly hurts his shoulder. Priest launches Styles shoulder-first into the ring post. Back in the ring, Priest maintains the advantage, but Styles rallies and slams Priest for a two count. Priest kicks Styles’ hurt arm and floors him with a backbreaker.
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“The Phenomenal One” rocks Priest with a kick, but the powerhouse hits South of Heaven for a two count. Edge distracts Styles, but the fan-favorite still rolls Priest up for the win.
Winner: AJ Styles; as a result, Priest is barred from ringside during Styles’ match with Edge at WrestleMania Backlash
After the match, Edge and Priest attacked Styles, but Finn Balor made the save.