WWE News: ‘The Phenomenal One’ AJ Styles is one of the top guys in company since he has made his debut in WWE. Styles, who made his debut back in 2016 at Royal Rumble since then he has defeated some of the best in this business such as John Cena, Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan, and others.
However, with his current status in WWE, Styles provided a little hint to his fans that soon he will be leave the squared circle. But, Styles will call time on his career soon, as he has revealed time and again that his current contract with the company will be his last.
AJ Styles signed a new contract with WWE last year and further indicated that it would be his last wrestling contract. In his recent Twitch stream, Styles revealed that why he wants to leave WWE and retire from that.
“I want to retire. I really do. I’m going to give you a breakdown of what’s going on this Friday. I’m going to leave – and listen, it could be a lot worse, but with everything going on with the COVID and what not, I’ve gotten to see my kids’ practices. That’s really cool for me. My son’s games for varsity football are on Friday nights. I perform on Friday nights. This Friday isn’t one of those. For whatever reason, they moved it to Saturday. He’s going to have a Saturday football game and I’m going to get to see it.” (H/T WrestlingInc)
Styles, who turned 43 earlier this year, has been with WWE since 2016, joining the company after his stint with NJPW. There was speculation about him joining AEW, which was confirmed recently by Matt Jackson of the Young Bucks.
But, it was revealed that those discussions helped AJ Styles land a better deal with WWE, and he will eventually retire from pro wrestling in WWE.