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WWE SmackDown video highlights: John Cena vs. AJ Styles

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John Cena and AJ Styles faced off in their first televised singles match since the 2017 Royal Rumble on last night's episode of SmackDown.

Their non-title match was made after Cena opened the show with a promo about wanting to earn his way to WrestleMania through being added to the WWE Championship main event at Fastlane. Cena was given the chance to make the title match a six-pack challenge if he defeated Styles, and he ended up getting out of the Calf Crusher and hitting an Attitude Adjustment to get the pin.

Before that, Styles refused to take a countout win and tried to get Cena back in the ring. Cena responded by hitting an AA through the announce table and trying to win by countout, but Styles made it back just in time. Everyone who will be in the Fastlane main event came down following the match, with Cena standing tall after hitting another AA on Dolph Ziggler.

Also on SmackDown, The Usos went face-to-face with New Day before being interrupted by The Bludgeon Brothers, Ruby Riott took on Naomi, and Shinsuke Nakamura was in action against Aiden English.

More coverage from last night --

WWE SmackDown video highlights --

Cena wants to be added to the Fastlane main event, Bryan makes Cena vs. Styles for later

Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin

Shane McMahon mocks Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn after being left in charge

Naomi vs. Ruby Riott

Josh Duhamel talks to Breezango about his investigation on "Unsolved"

The Usos and New Day go face-to-face before being interrupted by The Bludgeon Brothers

Randy Orton isn't concerned with the SmackDown Top 10 List, wants the US title

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Aiden English

Cena vs. Styles in a non-title match (Cena gets added to the Fastlane main event if he wins)

SmackDown fallout: AJ Styles says the best thing about losing is that you learn to hate it

SmackDown fallout: Becky Lynch challenges Carmella to face her next week

SmackDown fallout: Ruby Riott is here to make Charlotte Flair's world fall to pieces

SmackDown fallout: YouTube personality Lilly Singh introduces Jinder Mahal