Major WWE title change reportedly occurs at live event WWE Network/screenshot
WWE Network/Screenshot

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.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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