According to Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler, Drew McIntyre could realistically defeat Roman Reigns in a singles match without outside interference.
On September 3, The Tribal Chief is set to put his gold on the line against The Scottish Warrior at Clash at the Castle in Cardiff, Wales. As it will mark WWE’s first major stadium event in the United Kingdom since SummerSlam 1992, many fans expect McIntyre to win.
Speaking on The SmackDown LowDown, Lawler said:
“Honestly, I know Roman Reigns is great. I know he has been dominant. But, right now, in my mind, if you just have the two of them one-on-one — I would have to put my Euros on Drew McIntyre.”
Although Reigns seems unstoppable, the company has also put McIntyre through several challenges to mould him into a legitimate threat against The Tribal Chief. Thus far, The Scottish Warrior has won the WWE Championship twice, Tag Team Championship (x2), the Intercontinental Championship, and the NXT Championship.
He recently even got the better of his upcoming opponent in a brawl on SmackDown.
Jerry Lawler comments on The Usos being by Roman Reigns’ side at the UK
Jimmy and Jey Uso have helped their cousin win several times to ensure The Bloodline’s dominance in WWE. However, they were not by his side for the latest episode of SmackDown in Canada.
Explaining their absence, Sami Zayn said the twins experienced some “trouble at the border.” Jerry Lawler speculated on whether Jimmy and Jey could encounter another issue when WWE heads to the UK for Clash at the Castle:
“The Bloodline [The Usos] had trouble getting through customs tonight in Canada. Let’s face it — they’re gonna have to go through customs again to get into the United Kingdom. So, you know, it may turn out to be one-on-one, and if it is, I’m going with Drew McIntyre. He can do it.”
While Jimmy and Jey Uso did not appear on last week’s SmackDown, Sami Zayn received more attention from Reigns. He also came to the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion’s aid at a recent live event, and you can read more about it here.
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