The spectacular bout between Seth Rollins and AJ Styles at Money in the Bank live up to the hypes. It was a never-before-seen affair that these two made must-watch with their greatest in-ring techniques. In a match where the Universal Championship was hanging in the balance, the stakes could not be higher. The challenger pulled out all the stops but in the end, it was the champion who reign supreme.
Offenses came from both the ends during the match most notably when Seth Rollins delivered the Buckle Bomb before hitting a Frog Splash off the top rope. Sooner, he connected with an inverted superplex before rolling through into a reverse DDT. But both the time AJ Styles kicked out and lastly caught Rollins in a Styles Clash. Rollins had his shoulder up at the very last moment.
AJ Styles set up Seth Rollins for the Phenomenal Forearm but he missed it. The Champ backfired with a Revolution Knee followed by a Superkick. The Carb Stomp was waiting next for the phenomenal one forcing him to digest the pinfall. The two ended the match at Money in the Bank shaking hands and thereby showing respect to each other.
AJ Styles vs. Seth Rollins have always been a dream match that finally happened at Money in the Bank PPV event. WWE Raw has started delivering the feud just after these two arrived under one roof following Superstar Shakeup. Originally, we anticipated getting this match in a bigger event like Summerslam or Wrestlemania. But WWE preponed the rivalry where AJ Styles had the advantage in the earlier weeks.
As seen on WWE Raw, AJ Styles knocked off a couple of opponents to demand this match for the Universal title at Money in the Bank. During the contract signing, he put the champion through a table to gain upper-hand in a fight. The following week, he left Seth Rollins high-and-dry during a match causing to digest a loss against Baron Corbin. It led Rollins to get irate on his opponent.
As you can see, AJ Styles had the utmost advantage while walking into Money in the Bank 2019. He had nothing to lose in the first-hand that made him the most dangerous in this match. On the other hand, Seth Rollins had to put the Universal title on the line that he earned from none other than the beast incarnate at Wrestlemania. Thankfully, his efforts were enough to put away the Phenomenal One as the Universal title reign continues after Money in the Bank. But he better be careful as the beast still has his sights on him.