Roman Reigns has been working fewer dates below his new WWE contract. How usually will followers see The Tribal Chief within the coming months?
Undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns hasn’t been used on tv a lot in current weeks, however The Tribal Chief will seem a little bit extra usually within the coming weeks.
As beforehand famous, Reigns not too long ago signed a brand new WWE contract which consists of fewer working dates — from home reveals to televised occasions to pay-per-views. That is complicated as a result of WWE reportedly determined to unify the Common and WWE Championships in order that The Tribal Chief would seem on Uncooked extra often.
Within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Publication (subscription required) Dave Meltzer offered an replace on Reigns’ upcoming WWE schedule. On this week’s episode of SmackDown, Reigns will defend his championship in a singles bout towards Riddle. The stipulation is that if Riddle loses, he cannot problem for the title so long as Reigns is the champion.
Meltzer reported that Reigns will even seem on the June 24, July 8 and July 7 episodes of SmackDown in addition to the July 25 episode of Uncooked — the ultimate episode earlier than SummerSlam 2022. Reigns can be scheduled for SummerSlam (in Nashville, Tennessee) and Conflict on the Fort on Sept. 3 (in Cardiff, Wales).
Meltzer beforehand reported that Randy Orton was the scheduled opponent for Reigns at SummerSlam 2022. Nonetheless, The Viper is sidelined with a long-term again damage, and there is reportedly concern within the firm that Orton might be sidelined for the rest of 2022. On this week’s Observer, Meltzer additionally defined that WWE has “a backup plan” if Orton is not in a position to compete towards Reigns at WrestleMania.
As beforehand famous, the plan is reportedly for Drew McIntyre to feud meet with Reigns at Conflict on the Fort.
WWE Ought to Separate The Two Titles Once more
It would not make a lot sense for WWE to unify the 2 world championships once they have the model break up, for starters. And since Reigns is barely engaged on a part-time foundation now, WWE has each motive to seperate the Common and WWE Championships once more. Having only one world title takes away key alternatives from different hard-working and prolific superstars.
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