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AJ Styles SPEAKS OUT On WWE RETIREMENT Rumors! | WrestleTalk News Dec. 2017

September 4, 2019

Hello and welcome to the WrestleTalk News
– I’m Oli Davis, and today is December 1st, so you know what that mea- Stop your mysterious
tweeting, Luke Harper. WrestleRamble Extra Podcast On Patreon NOW! Today marks the release of the latest WrestleRamble
Extra podcast – which is exclusive to WrestleTalk Patreon backers – where this month, Luke and
I delve deep into what many consider to be Vince Russo’s crowning achievement in the
WWF: the one-night Deadly Games tournament for Survivor Series 1998 – where Mankind became
a babyface, Big Boss Man wrestled in about 19 different matches and The Rock turned heel
with Vince McMahon, cementing him as WWF’s new top star. Head over to WrestleTalk’s Patreon page
by clicking the ‘i’ above my head or the link in the video description below to find
out how you can listen to the show, and become certified S-W-A-F-T, SWAAAAAFT! Interestingly, the opening dark match for
Survivor Series 1998 was between tag team Too Much (who would later be renamed as ‘Too
Cool’) and two young backyard wrestlers called Matt and Jeff Hardy. Broken Matt Hardy HAS BEGUN! And here, almost 20 years later, Matt appears
set to restart his career all over again. Hardy leading a ‘DELETE’ chant on this
week’s Raw has opened the floodgates on his Broken Gimmick’s ownership battle with
TNA. PWInsider first reported that Impact Wrestling
has ‘given up’ on the intellectual property dispute, then Sports Illustrated revealed
Matt will portray a WWE version of the character on Raw, likely to be called ‘WOKEN’ Matt
Hardy, and then TNA President Ed Nordholm confirmed the Broken Universe now belongs
to Matt to do with it what he sees fit. So now attention turns to Broken Matt’s
fight in the Great War, for which Hardy needs his soldiers. So arise, Vanguard 1 from your Twitter slumber! Matt’s loveable drone has posted its first
tweet since February, sharing a gif of a program rebooting. This follows Senor Benjamin’s tweet “me
llamaron” – which many of you kindly informed me in yesterday’s WrestleTalk News means
“did someone call me?” Not, ‘where is the library? Yes, I’ll have the fish’. Confirming that he really is getting the band
back together, Hardy has posted a video on his YouTube channel entitled It Has Begun
[IMAGE], with the description: It has begun. The #7Deities have WOKEN my #BROKENBrilliance
on the plane identified as WWE. Senor Benjamin, PROCURE my Coat of Battle. The #GreatWar has begun. The video reveals Senor Benjamin procuring
Matt’s coat, soundtracked by haunting piano music – possibly teasing Reby Hardy is also
involved. I’m guessing you’ve already all seen the
video though, by the amount of ‘Support WrestleTalk’ posts in its comments section. Maybe the SWAFT Nation should also join Broken
Matt in the Great War. AJ Styles Speaks Out On WWE Retirement Rumors
On Survivor Series weekend, AJ Styles told The Box radio station that he’s working
hard now, so he can enjoy time with his family when he leaves wrestling…”in a couple
of years”. The Wrestling Observer pointed out this ties
in with what AJ has said in the past, that he’ll retire around the age of 42… and
he’s 40 years old now. For a moment, it was feared those plans had
been drastically sped up, with a fan tweet going viral about Styles retiring after April’s
WrestleMania 34. Thankfully, this was shot down by the WWE
Champion himself, who simply tweeted back ‘Wrong!’. After telling his mum that AJ had replied
to his tweet, and making the reply his phone’s lock screen background, he then apologised
to Styles for spreading the ‘fake news’. To which the kind-hearted AJ replied once
more: “No worries kiddo, thanks for being a fan. One day I will retire, just not anytime soon.” There seems to have been at least one WWE
release. And will Daniel Bryan return to Ring of Honor
next year? Click the videos to the left to find out more,
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  • Reply TheIceYvetal December 1, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    People can't think for themselves man. Aj Styles this. Aj Styles that. He's great and all but damn hop off his dick. And don't say I like big sweaty men or some Faggot shit like that because I personally favor fast paced matches over boring ass Lesnar.

  • Reply Ski 86 December 1, 2017 at 10:07 pm


  • Reply Troy December 1, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    looking swoll Oli

  • Reply Cookie Ya Dig December 1, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    Swaft AF ! ! !

  • Reply Samson da Gawd December 1, 2017 at 10:14 pm

    As soon as AJ retires from the wwe so do I

  • Reply Bolbi • December 1, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Go knocking on doors and when they open, say -'Donate on Patron.' And walk away.

  • Reply toyBandit25 December 1, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    He gets beat up by Brock Lesnar and wants to retire smh

  • Reply Angelo Guinigundo December 1, 2017 at 10:46 pm

    Merry Rusevmas everyone!

  • Reply 9Kualalumpur December 1, 2017 at 10:46 pm

    AJ Styles seems such a great guy, a great guy who kinda thinks the Earth is flat, but nonetheless a great guy

  • Reply RG December 1, 2017 at 10:48 pm


  • Reply Steven Lopez December 1, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Thumbnail nearly gave me a heart attack

  • Reply Tana Baka December 1, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    You're dead to me, Oli.

  • Reply Kevin Shajan December 1, 2017 at 10:59 pm

    Hey guys, is it true that there's gonna be a new US Title design

  • Reply sceptileproject December 1, 2017 at 11:04 pm

    The guy who aj replied to is my mate lol his over hyped about ajs replies aj is a nice guy.

  • Reply Hiram Mendoza December 1, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    AJ will retire whenever he wants.

  • Reply bullet club December 1, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    #brusev matt

  • Reply MSI 1 December 1, 2017 at 11:32 pm

    Im on my ps4

  • Reply Black Leg Cobain December 1, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    First CM Punk and then Undertaker and now AJ Styles… if this happens wrestling will only have 50% of my interest until Asuka remains undefeated

  • Reply Brian Brown December 1, 2017 at 11:48 pm

    Oliver, what is SWAFT?
    I’m a little out of touch.
    Love the channel.
    If I wasn’t so poor, I’d donate on patreon.

    Greetings from Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Reply Faker XD December 1, 2017 at 11:58 pm

    Hey oli how about cass i havent heard him

  • Reply 9's the Limit December 2, 2017 at 12:02 am

    WrestleTalk is the only fun wrestling news channel

  • Reply PTGKChrisHD December 2, 2017 at 12:08 am

    Bruh, AJ Styles has been wrestling since WCW's Final Year. As everyone know The P1 spent over 11 years in TNA. AJ Styles will definitely retire before 2020

  • Reply djwrox94 December 2, 2017 at 12:24 am,%2Fm%2F0wxszml click if you wanna have a laugh XD

  • Reply Jake Bradley December 2, 2017 at 12:42 am

    I can't wait to see Reby debut in WWE. Also, I'll cry when AJ retires.

  • Reply Michael Oshin December 2, 2017 at 12:44 am

    Don't think it going to deliver at WWE. They seem to be fucking everything up

  • Reply King Possum December 2, 2017 at 12:47 am

    what I took from this video was if you want A J Styles to respond to your tweet tweet false info about his retirement.

  • Reply windboyx December 2, 2017 at 12:49 am

    It's pronounced ( Meh Yaw Maw rown)

  • Reply Gus Richards December 2, 2017 at 12:55 am

    That one frame that popped up saying bro when talking about Vince Russo was perfect hahaha!

  • Reply Jayson Ramos December 2, 2017 at 1:09 am

    Woken. Sounds like Elmer Fudd saying "broken"

  • Reply lj kancolle December 2, 2017 at 1:14 am

    How did ziggler get put in the triple threat match for the US title at night of champions??????????

  • Reply flatcap faraday. December 2, 2017 at 1:15 am


  • Reply Rachael Vaughan December 2, 2017 at 1:21 am

    I'm sorry but the whole broken character at this point sounds boring and I think they should think of something new, It's like the emmalina character that they've teased for so long that it got old

  • Reply Ryan Coman December 2, 2017 at 1:31 am

    I yelled Support Wrestletalk outside in front of the cops last night

  • Reply Tony Berg December 2, 2017 at 1:54 am

    You sound like you got a cold bro

  • Reply Youn9 9unz December 2, 2017 at 1:54 am

    How dare you say such things of the PHENOMENAL ONE it's couple of yrs until then so for now I'm enjoying THE PHENOMENAL A J STYLES and the #BrokenHardyz #DELETE

  • Reply Jordan Wigmore December 2, 2017 at 1:59 am


  • Reply Ryan Butler December 2, 2017 at 2:06 am

    Yes, one of my smarta** comments made mainstream media. YEsss!!!!!!!! I'm so happy 🙂 2:16 people

  • Reply FlightMode December 2, 2017 at 2:36 am

    Aj should main event one wrestlemania before he retire

  • Reply Anubhav Patel December 2, 2017 at 2:46 am

    hey oli do you really think aj is gonna retire that soon!

  • Reply Finn Balor December 2, 2017 at 2:49 am

    Well hopefully one off his son's will be the next aj styles because nobody can replace him he inspired me so that when I grow up I wanna be just like him

  • Reply Mark Weis December 2, 2017 at 2:51 am

    AJ Styles does not need to be all high flyer he is a good technical if he keeps that i can see him up to mid 40s or even late 50s

  • Reply SHADY GUY December 2, 2017 at 2:52 am

    I knew that kid was lying ? I ain't stupid like him. I hope anyone didn't fell for it ? noobs

  • Reply Anne Elise Morrigan December 2, 2017 at 2:52 am

    Why did Bro flash on the screen when you were talking about Vince Russo?

  • Reply John34 cm December 2, 2017 at 3:01 am

    Can wait to se señor Benjamin and crazy shit is not going to happen in wwe doesn’t let wrestlers do their own shit

  • Reply Shawn O'Connor December 2, 2017 at 3:01 am

    Really? WOKEN Matt Hardy? That's… a bit underwhelming

  • Reply Marlon Harris December 2, 2017 at 3:03 am

    can 2 Swaft be a thing? lol

  • Reply reds&strosFAN December 2, 2017 at 3:09 am

    Next month is 2018

  • Reply Makoto Niijima December 2, 2017 at 3:26 am

    AJ Styles is a class act.

  • Reply seventhsinn December 2, 2017 at 3:26 am

    this guy is the only reason wwe is worth watching,that and i want the matt hardy broken gimmick lol.

  • Reply BadAttitude. tv December 2, 2017 at 3:46 am

    Where will this leave Jeff Hardy?

  • Reply C - Fav December 2, 2017 at 3:54 am

    BRO 0:29

  • Reply gamer hub December 2, 2017 at 3:58 am

    Support wreslte talk

  • Reply chero666 December 2, 2017 at 4:00 am


  • Reply Hose A Gaming December 2, 2017 at 4:02 am

    When he said "it's December 1st so you know what that means?…" I thought he was gonna say no nut November is finally over

  • Reply Sathya Narayanan December 2, 2017 at 4:37 am

    At 0:29 bro

  • Reply HellBrYnger December 2, 2017 at 4:54 am

    hardy's broken gimmick had a chance shortly after mania, i dont think his wwe "woken" version has any at all.

  • Reply Christian Ogden December 2, 2017 at 5:10 am

    The real question is, who really is Byron Saxton???

  • Reply HTTC Conner December 2, 2017 at 5:18 am

    I hope they don't ruin Matt's gimmick like how they ruined the house of horrors match

  • Reply Big sexy December 2, 2017 at 5:39 am

    I bought meth from Luke Harper good shit !

  • Reply virat bhakare December 2, 2017 at 6:18 am

  • Reply Ridhwan Suriyat Hardi December 2, 2017 at 6:35 am

    Agreed! Come here our thoughts on this as well.

  • Reply Boric Desert473 December 2, 2017 at 6:36 am

    its Saturday for UK

  • Reply Christopher Castle December 2, 2017 at 6:48 am

    Why retire when AJ can be the Next John Cena?

  • Reply Ramzi Grini December 2, 2017 at 7:06 am

    wwe is promoting aj in their channel
    so aj won't lose the title until wm

  • Reply Reckless_Fox December 2, 2017 at 7:15 am

    God Bless AJ Styles!

  • Reply All Terrain December 2, 2017 at 7:42 am

    S W A A A A F T !

  • Reply Luke Easton December 2, 2017 at 8:06 am

    Why does it say ‘bro’ at 0:32 ?

  • Reply Fouad Tenn December 2, 2017 at 8:41 am

    Oli go fuck yourself

  • Reply MorbidCrow666 December 2, 2017 at 8:48 am

    Even though I don't give a crap about the broken matt hardy gimmick I just don't understand why TNA were being a bit of an ass about it, I mean the gimmick was for matt hardy, he isn't there anymore soooo why try to keep it?

  • Reply Andrew h December 2, 2017 at 9:13 am

    JIF is peanut butter ? it's GIF, think "gary" not "gerry"

  • Reply andrew brinklow December 2, 2017 at 10:01 am

    No it's rusev day

  • Reply XenoCtry_YT December 2, 2017 at 10:24 am


  • Reply Pratham Shukla December 2, 2017 at 11:30 am

    Somebody get this guy some subs!!!!

  • Reply Farc Maka's Gaming Channel December 2, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    Aj hasnt been there long enough to consider retirement yet if he does tho it would be disappointing to see really and a let down to the pple that have been following him for years

  • Reply Red Neck December 2, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    i am phenomenal

  • Reply Cory Evans December 2, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    aj has to be the nicest most humble guy in wwe

  • Reply Bleed Blue Music December 2, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    If there was a real shenron i would wish that aj would wrestle forever

  • Reply Daniel Price December 2, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    Swaft nation STAND THE FUCK UP

  • Reply Varun Perera December 2, 2017 at 2:48 pm

    They better let matt have most of the creative control. It would be DELIGHTFUL and ORGASMIC!

  • Reply WWE MASTER December 2, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    Wwe2k19 AJ will returns. AT SUMMERSLAM

  • Reply dewitt anderson December 2, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    No nut November is over

  • Reply iraqilemonade December 2, 2017 at 4:49 pm


  • Reply SonicHeroXD December 2, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    I think it's wise for Matt to be Woken in WWE, so in case if he leaves he can go back to being full on Broken without any legal disputes with WWE. I do hope they will allow Matt to be just as, if not MORE, creative like he was in Impact. At the end of the day, this is now a win-win for everyone.

  • Reply RJM STUDIOS December 2, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    He have to main event wrestle maini

  • Reply sparkyboy84 December 2, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    The Broken has been awoken!

  • Reply Iffeany260 December 3, 2017 at 1:50 am

    ali hassan is a stupid immigrant dog

  • Reply Justin Jockisch December 3, 2017 at 2:42 am

    "WWE version of the character", meaning "a watered down, less edgy, jobber version of the character".

  • Reply GHM_ December 3, 2017 at 4:05 am

    0:29 BRO

  • Reply Jeffrey Morales December 3, 2017 at 5:13 am

    I thought AJ Styles signed a Multi-Year Contract with WWE?

  • Reply That wrestling Guy December 3, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    If he retires, wwe won't be worth watching

  • Reply TheAndredal December 3, 2017 at 9:33 pm

    it's not pronounced JIF, it's GIF!

  • Reply CPA December 3, 2017 at 10:59 pm

    The WWE Champion, the PHENOOOMENAL, A…J…STYLES!

  • Reply Austin 0156 December 4, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    I wouldn't miss him he only been in the WWE for 2 years and acts like he owns the joint will even know he sucks

  • Reply ask fm December 4, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Im still not over edge retiring

  • Reply eddiezamora1986 December 5, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    Aj is the beat even on Twitter.

  • Reply Jose Parcenary December 5, 2017 at 11:57 pm


  • Reply BJ Young December 7, 2017 at 2:43 pm


  • Reply TwelveStep December 8, 2017 at 7:27 am

    What's with the "Bro" at 29 seconds?

  • Reply Jamond Ross December 13, 2017 at 9:37 pm

    Push byron

  • Reply coolskeleton 95 May 5, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    I think AJ should retire in impact…like Jeff should retire in wwe.It was where they were made!

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