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Heel AJ Styles is back & so is The Club

More excited about AJ Styles being a heel again or more excited about The Club becoming an onscreen faction again?

The main event of this week’s Raw featured Styles formally challenging Ricochet for the United States title. Picking up from Styles’ non-title win from last week’s Raw main event, Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows drummed up some drama backstage to get this week’s match going.

Gallows and Anderson stirring the pot got both Styles and Ricochet to slap the taste out of each other’s mouth backstage.

The match itself was surprisingly short. Three minutes in, Styles hit a Phenomenal Forearm for the win, but the call was overturned after replay clearly showed Ricochet had his foot underneath the ropes.

On the restart Styles continued to dominate, before a spectacular Lucha roll-up from Ricochet caught the challenger sleeping and allowed the champion to retain his title. Post-match, Gallows and Anderson looked liked they wanted to attack Ricochet but they were called off by Styles.

Until Styles changed his mind and laid a hellacious ass kicking on the United States champion.

Too sweet.

On a roster in search of some compelling full time heels, was this a good time to turn AJ Styles?

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