Just days after winning the Independence Day battle royal to become the No. 1 contender on Smackdown Live! AJ Styles has reportedly upset Kevin Owens to claim the United States championship in New York:
Owens won the belt from Chris Jericho back in May, just days after dropping the belt to Jericho at Payback.
Owens defeating Styles by count out at Backlash, but the loss at Madison Square Garden ends his 67-day reign.
The win is Styles’ first title victory since losing the WWE title to John Cena back at the Royal Rumble in January.