The main event of tonight’s (Dec. 4, 2016) WWE TLC pay-per-view (PPV) featured AJ Styles retaining the WWE world championship after James Ellsworth turned on his friend Dean Ambrose. He explained his actions on Talking Smack just after and, well, he’s an idiot.
The long and short of it: Ellsworth is 3-0 against Styles and he truly believes he has the champ’s number. He had to take Ambrose out because he legitimately thinks he can beat AJ to win the belt and, hey, Dean would have done the same to him so there should be no hard feelings.
Ellsworth vs. Styles 4 was announced for this coming Tuesday night’s episode of SmackDown Live and the WWE world heavyweight title will be on the line. Still no word from Ambrose as of this writing but you can imagine where this will go.
SmackDown Live General Manager Daniel Bryan, for what it’s worth, blamed himself for this getting out of hand the way it has.
See ya Tuesday!