WWE Clash Of Champions: Jinder Mahal Vs. AJ Styles (WWE Title Match)

WWE Title Match: Jinder Mahal vs. AJ Styles

We go to the ring and out first comes Jinder Mahal with The Singh Brothers. WWE Champion AJ Styles is out next. We get formal ring introductions from Hamilton.

The bell rings as fans chant for AJ. They lock up and Jinder takes AJ to the corner. AJ tries to fight back but Jinder ends up overpowering him and showing off some. Fans do dueling chants now. Jinder looks to try for a test of strength but AJ ends up taking his leg out and sending him to the floor for a breather. AJ follows and keeps focusing on Jinder's leg. AJ works Jinder over and brings him back into the ring. AJ with more offense, focusing on the legs. AJ drops down and puts a lock on the leg but Jinder makes it to the bottom rope.

AJ goes at Jinder but Jinder nails him in the throat. Jinder catches AJ off the ropes and drops him hard over the top rope. AJ falls out to the floor in front of The Singh Brothers. The referee counts and we get a replay. Jinder follows and keeps up the attack on AJ. Jinder launches AJ back into the barrier. Jinder rolls AJ back into the ring to break the count but brings him right back and keeps up the attack. Jinder sends AJ into the exposed steel of the barrier, which AJ accidentally exposed earlier. AJ lands over in the timekeeper's area.

Jinder rolls AJ back into the ring as the referee counts. Jinder puts a knee to AJ's back. Jinder with a knee to the face. Jinder stomps on AJ and delivers another running knee, sending AJ to the floor in front of Sunil Singh and Samir Singh. Jinder follows and drives AJ into the announce table. Jinder takes his time and keeps control, bringing AJ back into the ring. Fans chant USA but Jinder smiles at them. Jinder keeps AJ grounded with a body scissors now.

AJ fights back with big right hands now. AJ stuns Jinder but Jinder whips him rib-first into the corner. Jinder has been working on the ribs for most of the match. Jinder has AJ down with an abdominal stretch now. Jinder keeps control and smiles as he takes his time with AJ. Jinder goes to the second rope and comes down but AJ dropkicks him in mid-air. Jinder rolls to the floor for a breather.

Styles follows and counters, rocking Jinder. AJ rolls Jinder back into the ring and drops Jinder with a forearm from the apron. AJ springboards up but Jinder hits the top rope, sending AJ crashing to the mat, hitting his ribs on the top rope on the way down. Jinder scoops AJ on his shoulders and nails a big Gutbuster for a close 2 count. We get replays as Jinder keeps control. Jinder places AJ on the top and rocks him with a right. AJ is tangled up now as Jinder takes advantage. Samir and Singh cheer him on from ringside. Jinder climbs up for a superplex but AJ slides down. Jinder counters the counter and grabs AJ's neck. AJ counters that and brings Jinder to the mat with an Electric Chair.

They trade shots now. Jinder with a nice knee. AJ with a clothesline. AJ comes back with a forearm. AJ with a splash in the corner. AJ scoops Jinder up but his ribs can't hold him up. AJ manages to deliver a big Ushigoroshi but can't get the pin. Styles goes for the Styles Clash but Jinder avoids it and works AJ over. Jinder runs into boots in the corner but ends up dropping AJ for a close 2 count. More back and forth. AJ with a suplex and a bridge for another pin attempt.

AJ with more offense until Jinder counters and floors him with a forearm. Jinder with a Musclebuster from the middle of the ring for another close 2 count. Jinder looks to put AJ away but AJ nails a pele kick. More back and forth. Jinder blocks a Styles Clash attempt. Jinder sends AJ back to the mat from the corner and follows up by flooring him with a big kick. AJ still kicks out at 2. The referee warns Jinder to stop grabbing AJ by his hair. Jinder looks to be going for a super Khallas from the corner but AJ jumps up and hits a pele kick. Jinder is stunned on the top. Styles drops him to the mat. AJ looks to be out of gas as he collapses. AJ goes to the apron and springboards in for the 450. He hits it but can't make the pin as his ribs are damaged.

The Singh Brothers try to drag Jinder out of the ring but AJ pulls back. AJ leaps out and takes them down on the floor. AJ hits a Styles Clash on one of the brothers. AJ ends up spring-boarding in for the Phenomenal Forearm but Jinder ducks. Jinder with a knee to the back of the head. Jinder with The Khallas for a close 2 count in the middle of the ring. Fans chant for AJ as Jinder can't believe it. Jinder grabs AJ and mocks him, calling for a Styles Clash. Jinder can't get the Clash up. Styles drops him into the Calf Crusher in the middle of the ring. AJ keeps the hold locked and tightens it as the referee checks on Jinder. Jinder crawls for the bottom rope but AJ rolls him back and tightens the hold. Jinder taps out.

Winner: AJ Styles

After the match, AJ stands tall with the WWE Title as his music plays. We go to replays. AJ holds the title as Jinder recovers at ringside on the floor. Clash of Champions goes off the air with AJ raising the WWE Title.

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