In the opening segment of WWE SmackDown Live, tonight’s episode the AJ styles confronted the new US champion Kevin Owens and he challenged the rematch for the American title. Owens declined, then Chris Jericho returned to surprise and declared that he will aim for Owens’ US title with a smoke-down tonight.
Jericho and Styles then claimed that they needed to get US title shots and Jericho added Styles to Jericho’s list.
Soon after, SmackDown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon came out and announced a Triple Threat Match for the U.S. Championship tonight on SmackDown Live.
Both Jericho and Styles requested a US title shot this evening, SmackDown’s live commissioner Shane McMahon became a SmackDown tonight’s main event, a huge Triple Threat Match between Styles, Jericho, and Owens as US title Announced.