AJ Styles announced for match outside of WWE following his loss to Cody Rhodes

AJ Styles, who lost to WWE champion Cody Rhodes at the 2024 Clash as the Castle PLE, has been announced for a match outside of the company. In a video message, Styles revealed that he will be appearing at Japanese promotion Pro Wrestling NOAH’s Budokan event to face Naomichi Marfuji on July 13th.

WWE and NOAH have an ongoing working relationship which included Shinsuke Nakamura vs. The Great Muta at NOAH’s New Year show in 2023.