WWE: AJ Styles eyes United States title, to fight Kevin Owens or Chris Jericho

first_imgAJ Styles is set to challenge the United States Champion at the WWE Backlash on May 21 – whether his opponent will be Kevin Owens or Chris Jericho is yet to be decided.Having beaten Baron Corbin and Sami Zayn in the Triple Threat Match at SmackDown Live on April 11, Style earned the opportunity to battle for the United States title.Styles, with his phenomenal display in the past year, has arguably built the SmackDown Live into the powerhouse brand and post the Superstar Shake-Up, Owens and Jericho are looking to foray into the blue brand.Both Owens and Jericho have been outspoken about their plans to rule the blue brand after winning the United States title.Considering the power and tremendous technique of his opponents, Styles will be looking to produce his best and add the United States Championship to his list of accolades.last_img read more