AJ Styles defeats Daniel Bryan on Smackdown Live Submitted by Aaron Rift on 10/30/2018 at 08:49 PM
On this week's Smackdown Live, WWE Champion AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan had an in-ring confrontation. Styles revealed that he intentionally attacked Bryan and Bryan said he wanted to punch Styles on purpose. Styles said they could do the match on Smackdown and Shane McMahon came out to make the match for the WWE Title.
Styles and Bryan had a lengthy match which saw Styles retain his title with the calf crusher after Bryan hurt his knee. The two shook hands after the match but Samoa Joe came out and attacked Styles. Bryan tried to save Styles but was put in the Coquina Clutch.
As previously noted, Bryan has refused to attend the WWE Crown Jewel PPV along with John Cena.