Source: Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated has a new interview with WWE Champion AJ Styles. Below are a couple of highlights:

Unsubstantiated rumors that WWE is looking to have Styles face Shawn Michaels at The Royal Rumble:

"I would love the opportunity to wrestle him. I'd love to learn from him, but who's to say if that's going to happen. Right now, it's all speculation and rumors that I'm finding out like everyone else is, but man, what a match that would be."

Ryback recently stating that Vince McMahon wanted him to "squash" Styles at WrestleMania 32:

"I think what Ryback said may have been true at that time. I don't know that Vince knew exactly what he had in AJ Styles, and I think his opinion of me changed somewhat quickly. That's OK, I've been doing that my whole life—changing people's opinion of me and what I'm capable of. I'm not mad at Ryback. If it was said, it was said, and I'm not mad at Vince McMahon. Opinions vary, and they change."

Styles also discussed wanting to wrestle Randy Orton, The Club being drafted to RAW, turning babyface and more. You can read the full interview by clicking here.

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