As seen on SmackDown Live last Tuesday night, Sami Zayn defeated the WWE Champion AJ Styles in a non-title main event match. As perviously reported, Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens will face AJ Styles in a 2-on-1 Handicap Match at the Royal Rumble PPV with the WWE Title on the line.
Below is the tweet sent out by Sami Zayn on his win:
Yep! Pinned the WWE Champion in my first match of 2018. #YearOfSami pic.twitter.com/MvYPHddSxh
— Sami Zayn (@SamiZayn) January 3, 2018