After providing hints of discontent between them ever, Randy Orton and AJ Styles came out this week at SmackDown to address the animosity and confirm they will face off at WrestleMania this year.
Although there were fleeting moments of tension between the duo earlier, their rivalry came out in open after Orton hit Styles with an RKO out of nowhere to win the Gauntlet match prior to the Elimination Chamber match. At Elimination Chamber again, Randy Orton hit Styles with another RKO to eliminate him. After that, Orton has passed remarks in Styles’ backstage interviews before Styles replied with hitting the Phenomenal Forearm on Orton at Fastlane.
Randy Orton came out on SmackDown this week and said that this is not the House that AJ Styles built in last 3 years but it is the House that Orton has built in last two decades. AJ Styles entered to reply to him and told Orton that it was a good thing that Orton spent the
Styles is not going to his next victim and that why he made the jump on him with the Phenomenal Forearm at Fastlane. Orton ended by saying that it is not Styles’ choice because he is the landlord and Styles’ rent is due before walking away. AJ stopped him in his tracks by saying if he wants his rent he can come and take it while pointing at the WrestleMania sign.
Although, WWE has not confirmed the match