WWE John Cena vs AJ Styles

Last Modified Jun 9, 2023 04:12 GMT

The competition between AJ Styles and John Cena has been one of the most fascinating WWE contentions in current memory. The two men were drafted to SmackDown in the renewed introduction of the WWE Draft lottery in 2016. Styles made his WWE debut at the 2016 Royal Rumble, and he was treated as a significant star immediately as he fought with Chris Jericho and Roman Rules over the WWE Title. Notwithstanding, Styles turned heel and started competing with John Cena in 2016 and mid-2017. What shocked fans, nonetheless, is exactly the amount of bait the two possessed in the ring. The three sessions from Money In The Bank 2016 to Royal Rumble 2017 were moment works of art that will stand out forever. Each time these two go head to head, being something truly special is going.


Money In The Bank

What Happened

The primary match between AJ Styles and John Cena occurred at Money in the Bank. They blew everyone's mind with the two men tossing the kitchen sink at one another. Styles took a gander at home with Cena, and he pushed John as far as possible. Cena was surrounding triumph however Styles' stablemates Luke Scaffold and Karl Anderson engaged in procedures as they went after Cena with Magic Killer. Styles exploited it and acquired the greatest success in his WWE career.


Where and When

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas on 19th June 2016


Winner

AJ Styles


Summer Slam


Source: WWE’s Instagram
Source: WWE’s Instagram

What Happened

The long-awaited rematch between AJ Styles and John Cena happened at Summer Slam 2016, and they hit a grand slam in a great wrestling match. Credit must be given to Cena for making Styles seem to be a significant star in their session. The Phenomenal One executed the hurricanrana and followed it up with the amazing Lower arm Cena kicked out from. Cena answered with an AA from the top rope however that couldn't hold Styles down with Styles enrolling a second success over Cena with the Phenomenal Forearm.


When and Where

Barclays Center, New York City on 21st June 2016.


Winner

AJ Styles


Royal Rumble

What Happened

History was on the line for John Cena at the 2017 Royal Rumble as he was hoping to rise to Ric Flair's record take of 16 world titles. This was one of the best WWE Title matches throughout the entire existence of the Royal Rumble. Cena executed the AA onto Styles off the top rope and that would have been a completely flawless consummation for Cena to catch the WWE Title. Notwithstanding, Styles wasn't going down easily. They took out each of the stops in a moment exemplary and Cena associated with two AAs to make Styles off and turn into a record 16-time title holder.


Where and When

Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas on 29th January 2017,

Winner

John Cena


SmackDown Live

AJ Styles with his US title, Source: WWE’s Instagram
AJ Styles with his US title, Source: WWE’s Instagram

What Happened

The latest one-on-one experience between John Cena and AJ Styles was on February 27, 2018, on SmackDown. The Phenomenal One was the reigning WWE Champion in this non-championship match with Cena hoping to be added to the multi-competitor match for Styles' WWE Title at Fastlane 2018. Styles associated with his Styles Clash however Cena kicked out from it. Cena impeded the Exceptional Lower arm and Cena executed the AA however Styles skillfully kicked out. The two men endeavored their finishers once more, and Cena effectively put Styles through the transmission table with an AA. Moreover, Styles figured out to get back to the ring. Cena countered the Calf Crusher and the AA was sufficient to get it done.


Where and When

Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA on 27th February 2018.


Winner

John Cena



FAQs

A. The first match between John Cena vs AJ Styles was in Money In the Bank.

A. John Cena won the Royal Rumble against AJ Styles.

A. AJ Styles won two times against John Cena.

A. AJ Styles made his WWE debut in 2016.

A. No, it was just a storyline.

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