After Roman Reigns efficiently defended his Undisputed WWE Common championship at Conflict on the Fortress final Saturday (Sept. 3), beating Drew McIntyre in a rematch of the Survivor Sequence 2020 conflict additionally gained by Reigns, followers puzzled who could be subsequent for the Head of the Desk.
Between McIntyre and a presumed date along with his cousin The Rock at subsequent 12 months’s WrestleMania 39, the reply wasn’t clear. Certain, Karrion Kross will most likely get a shot, however the way in which he & Scarlett have been reintroduced on tv, he figures to feud with McIntyre first.
So — apologies to WWE Corridor of Famer Invoice Goldberg — who’s subsequent?
WWE might have given us a pair solutions final night time (Sept. 5), they usually’re each individuals Reigns has confronted earlier than.
For starters, the returning Braun Strowman has already been introduced for an look on SmackDown. Reigns & The Bloodline, together with their new member Solo Sikoa, are the one different act promoted for Fri., Sept. 9’s present.
Strowman & Reigns have a protracted rivalry. Braun was concerned in Reigns’ return because the Tribal Chief character again in 2020, together with as a part of the Triple Menace the place he began his record-setting Common championship run at that 12 months’s SummerSlam. Looks as if a secure wager that one of many causes for his return is to current Roman with a brand new problem… even when it’s a challenger he’s confronted earlier than.
And with reference to challengers he’s confronted earlier than, Reigns feuded with Kevin Owens for a number of months in late 2020 and early 2021. It was an excellent program, even when their Final Man Standing match ultimately 12 months’s Royal Rumble obtained a bit ridiculous. He’s just lately gotten concerned in lots of people’s enterprise as a part of a return to his “Prizefighter” persona, and that’s included The Bloodline.
After beating Austin Concept on Uncooked, KO was interviewed by Megan Morant on Uncooked Speak. He despatched Morant again to SmackDown with a message for the champ…
Feels like he’s trying to run issues again too!
Will Strowman and Owens be making return journeys to the Island of Relevancy? And if that’s the case, are you excited to see extra of those feuds?