WWE is reportedly engaged on return plans for Undisputed WWE Common Champion Roman Reigns.
It was reported in late Could how Reigns and Brock Lesnar weren’t official for WWE Cash Within the Financial institution on July 3 in Las Vegas after they had been pulled from the promotional materials for the Premium Reside Occasion. Phrase then was that Lesnar was initially booked for Cash Within the Financial institution as a result of it was a stadium present, however that plans for him probably modified as a result of present being moved from Allegiant Stadium to the MGM Grand Backyard Area.
In an replace, Justin Barrasso of Sports activities Illustrated and Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer each report that Reigns is not booked for Cash Within the Financial institution. As famous earlier than, the identical probably goes for Lesnar.
It was famous that plans for Reigns modified when Cash Within the Financial institution was moved from the stadium to the sector, which is in step with the earlier report on Lesnar plans altering.
We’ve famous how WWE had plans for Riddle vs. Reigns at Cash Within the Financial institution, Randy Orton vs. Reigns at SummerSlam on July 31 in Nashville, after which Drew McIntyre vs. Reigns at Conflict at The Citadel on September 3 in Cardiff.
In an replace on opponents for Reigns, Sports activities Illustrated reviews that the anticipated slate of opponents for Reigns has not modified. Whereas he’s at the moment not scheduled to work Cash Within the Financial institution, Reigns continues to be scheduled to defend towards Riddle, Reigns and McIntyre this summer time.
We famous final Friday throughout SmackDown how McIntyre known as out Reigns for a title match at WWE Conflict at The Citadel. Riddle then known as out Reigns on this week’s RAW, including that he can be coming to Friday’s SmackDown to follow-up on his problem to The Tribal Chief. There isn’t a phrase but on the place Riddle vs. Reigns will happen if Reigns is off the Cash Within the Financial institution card because it looks like they might save Orton vs. Reigns for SummerSlam.
Reigns is at the moment working a brand new, lighter schedule, which has him lacking some TV tapings and non-televised reveals. As of this writing, he’s nonetheless marketed to be at this Friday’s SmackDown from Elevating Cane’s River Middle in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Reigns has not wrestled since defeating McIntyre at a WWE dwell occasion in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Could 22. His final TV match got here at WrestleMania Backlash on Could 8 as The Bloodline defeated McIntyre, Riddle and Orton in six-man motion. Reigns did just lately seem on TV to assist The Usos’ defeat RK-Bro to develop into the inaugural Undisputed WWE Tag Crew Champions on the Could 20 SmackDown, however he’s been benefiting from the lighter schedule this summer time.
Keep tuned to WrestlingHeadlines.com for extra on Reigns.