By slim margins, Roman Reigns defeated Drew McIntyre at WWE Conflict on the Citadel to retain his Undisputed WWE Common Championship.
There have been a few situations the place it regarded like McIntyre would perhaps dethrone him because the champion, however Reigns emerged victorious because of some assist from his cousin, Solo Sikoa. The Tribal Chief has been the Common Championship holder for greater than two years now, and a brand new report signifies that the historic reign will not finish any time quickly.
A WWE supply knowledgeable WrestlingNews.co that “there are nonetheless no plans for” Reigns to drop his championship this yr. The report famous that when Reigns returned as a heel two years in the past, the concept “was for him to be the champion when he finally wrestled The Rock and Vince McMahon wished Reigns to retain the title.”
Although he is nonetheless working as the corporate’s high heel, the report added that the plan stays “for Reigns to turn out to be a high babyface.” Lastly, the supply advised WrestlingNews.co that new WWE inventive group chief Triple H is rolling with these preliminary plans. The plan stays for Reigns to carry the championship heading into WrestleMania 39.
Lastly, it was famous that although the match is not confirmed, WrestlingNews.co reported “the assumption is that, if plans keep the identical, Reigns would beat The Rock after which lose the title someday after Mania.”
There have been numerous reports that Reigns and The Rock will headline WrestleMania 39, which can happen inside SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The Rock himself has expressed interest in a match with Reigns.
Reigns, who’s battled leukemia twice, eliminated himself from WrestleMania 36 for well being and security issues in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. After greater than 4 months away, he returned at SummerSlam 2020 and attacked Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman following their Common Championship match.
5 days later, Reigns aligned himself with longtime heel supervisor Paul Heyman to cement the villainous flip. At Payback, Reigns outlasted Wyatt and Strowman to turn out to be the brand new Common Champion. Quick ahead two years later, and Reigns continues to be on high of the world and within the midst of one of many biggest particular person celebrity runs in historical past.
WWE Is All-In On Roman Reigns
There isn’t any denying that the heel model of Reigns has been an enormous success in WWE up thus far, and it is no marvel that inventive desires to maintain the title belt on him long-term. Whilst a nasty man, Reigns has acquired robust crowd reactions and tremendously excessive vital acclaim. Finally, it is smart to maintain the Reigns prepare shifting so long as the momentum continues.
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