James Ellsworth Suspended, The Colons – WWE Status Update, AJ Styles on the US Title

– As seen on tonight’s WWE SmackDown, General Manager Daniel Bryan fined James Ellsworth $10,000 and suspended him for 30 days due to his interference in the women’s Money In the Bank Ladder Match last week. If Ellsworth violates the terms, Bryan will strip Carmella of her MITB briefcase. Video from the segment is below:

– We noted over the weekend that Epico was working SmackDown live events but Primo was nowhere to be seen. This was after rumors on The Colons asking for their WWE releases started going around. It’s worth noting that Primo did not work tonight’s SmackDown while Epico did, participating in the Independence Day Battle Royal.

– As noted, AJ Styles won tonight’s battle royal to earn a shot from WWE United States Champion Kevin Owens at the July 23rd Battleground pay-per-view. Styles tweeted the following after the match: