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Imagine Zack Sabre Jr. in WWE. They tell him to only do 1 submission per match.
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How many actually remember the Orton vs Styles match at WM35?
How many people remember what happened at the last five PPVs ? There's nothing memorable about WWE anymore.

And Styles is one of their best workers.
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Guess Im in minority since I enjoyed his matches with Ricochet, Cena, and Seth. The Nakamura matches I put that on Nakamura being lazy and sloppy.
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I think his best matches were Cena and Reigns. Helped that there were storylines in those feuds.
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No, not now, since 1998.

When you have a terrible match with Okada of all people, you shouldn't be in the business.
I know better than to try and change your mind. But I'll see your new Japan okada match, and raise you his new Japan Suzuki match.

I'll give you the fact that aj has never blown me away on the mic. In fact, during the majority of his tna run I'd either have to change the channel or focus on something else if he was cutting a promo. BUT...! If were talking about in the ring?! Aj has a ton of classics just in tna alone. I know you're a samoa Joe guy. You didn't love the 3 way with them and daniels?!

Those are a couple of examples of aj being fantastic in the ring. But hey, to each their own. Just seems like your opinion is a bit harsh
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Because he's an indie spot monkey soccer mom.

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Because his feuds are duds for the most part. bryan had more heat with burgers than AJ in their last feud
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Re: What is it about AJ Styles matches that are not clicking when should be huge matches

I liked his Cena matches and his Brock match.
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I mostly blame it on the fact that they are happening on the main roster and main roster men have a difficult time having great matches. When I look back on all my favorite matches from the last 3 years, it is basically 90% NXT. But AJ Still has great matches every year. This year he had a great match with Seth Rollins. It is just that the main roster format sucks and half the time the main roster crowd is never into the match because they are never into any match because they love to basically just hate everything put in front of them. But when i think of all the GREAT main roster matches of the last 3 years, it looks like this (not counting 205 live):

2019:
Daniel Bryan vs. Kofi Kingston
AJ STyles vs. Daniel Bryan vs. jeff Hardy vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Randy Orton vs. Samoa Joe (Elimination Chamber)
AJ Styles vs. Seth Rollins
Andrade vs. Rey Mysterio
Daniel Bryan vs. Kevin Owens vs. Mustafa Ali

2018:
Brock Lesnar vs. Daniel Bryan
Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair
Asuka vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair
Ambrose & Rollins vs. Ziggler & McIntyre
AJ Styles vs. Daniel Bryan
AJ STyles vs. Daniel Bryan
Seth Rollins vs. The Miz
AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe
New Day vs. The bar
AJ STyles vs. Samoa Joe
AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (Last man Standing)
Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins
Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair

2017:
Braun STrowman vs. Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe
AJ Styles vs. john Cena
New Day vs. The Usos
Elimintaion Chamber (STyles, Wyatt, Corbin, Ambrose, Cena, Miz)
AJ Styles vs. Finn Balor
New Day vs. Usos again
The Bar vs. Ambrose and Rollins
Money in the Bank (STyles, Corbin, Ziggler, owens, Zayn, Nakamura)
AJ Styles vs. Dean Ambrose

So now that I list out all of the great main roster matches of the last 3 years I realize a couple things. There really aren't that many of them considering the amount of talent they have andAJ Styles name is basically all over these lists. When it comes to why these big time matches seem to be falling short I think a lot of it has to do with how main roster matches are produced. I guarantee that AJ vs. Ricochet at an NXT Takeover would blow the roof off the place. But on the main roster, they get held back and they perform in front of a dead crowd so it takes away a lot of they excitement.
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He isn't that good even when he was young on TNA I never got the hype.

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