Rumours surrounding AJ Styles' imminent WWE debut have been prominent for some time now, with several links being made to the upcoming Royal Rumble pay-per-view event.
Styles is someone who has been thrown into the mix of several potential surprise appearances at one of WWE's biggest events, which will take place this Sunday, live from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
AJ Styles is one of the most experienced professional wrestlers around, despite having never been on WWE's main roster.
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At 38-years-old, Styles has achieved an enviable professional wrestling career, and one which could well culminate in a spell under WWE.
He will undoubtedly be a beneficial addition the company's already-talented top division, as he is a performer who has the now-rare ability, of being so versatile that he is likely to be the best at what he does, no matter what match or storyline he is faced with.
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AJ Styles is somewhat of a selfless athlete, meaning he has the ability to help whoever he is facing, at any given level. With this in mind, he will not need to be aiming for a particular title, or be continuously involved in a particular feud, in order to prove his worth.
This is why many members of the WWE Universe should not be worried about the fact that it is extremely unlikely that he will win the Royal Rumble match on January 24.
Styles does not need to win the WWE Word Heavyweight Championship in order to burst onto the scene in the best fashion. His in-ring talent, as well as his persona, mean that he will confidently be able to do that alone, without the need to take away from any of the current big names on WWE's roster.
This, in turn, should mean that fans of not only WWE, but professional wrestling in general, should be excited at the prospect of his Royal Rumble debut, and not down on the fact that he is unlikely to win the Title match.
AJ Styles should not be seen in the same light as Daniel Bryan with regard to this pay-per-view event, as, his little chances of winning the bout, will not devalue his debut in any way.
At the last two Royal Rumble events, the booking of Daniel Bryan in not entering or not winning the Royal Rumble match has derailed the pay-per-view as well as WWE's Wrestlemania plans.
AJ Styles will not cause the same reaction to take place if he is booked to participate, but not win, this year's Royal Rumble. If he does indeed make his on-screen debut at the Royal Rumble, it will be as a fresh, new, exciting wrestler and a worthy addition to WWE who fans will undoubtedly love.
The hype surrounding AJ Styles even ahead of the Royal Rumble pay-per-view event already proves how his inclusion will not only help WWE as a company and add much-needed star power to the upcoming Wrestlemania but will also help in improving Styles' already-established career.