Roman Reigns‘ victory over Brock Lesnar at WWE SummerSlam 2022 led to The Tribal Chief reaching two new spectacular milestones.
Reigns narrowly outlasted Lesnar in an exhilarating back-and-forth Final Man Standing bout at SummerSlam, thanks largely to some assist from The Usos. The victory over The Beast Incarnate in the end propeled Reigns to the 700-day mark because the Common Champion, which is far-and-away the longest within the title belt’s six-year historical past.
On high of that, Twitter account @WrestleOps famous that Reigns has now spent greater than 1,000 days mixed as a world Champion in his illustrious WWE profession.
Reigns is within the midst of his fourth WWE Championship reign and his second Common Championship reign. He’s closing in on the two-year mark because the Common Champion, having gained the title for a second time on the Aug. 30, 2020 Payback pay-per-view. Not solely that, but it surely’s been greater than two and a half years since Reigns was pinned cleanly (by Baron Corbin at TLC 2019).
Lesnar is among the many few reasonable candidates who can cleanly defeat Reigns, and but he is misplaced thrice to The Tribal Chief since returning to WWE at SummerSlam 2021 (at Crown Jewel 2021, WrestleMania 38 and naturally SummerSlam). With their feud now over (apparently for good), another person should step up and problem the longest-reigning Common Champion in historical past.
Reigns’ Successful Streaks Will Seemingly Proceed For A Whereas
Barring an sudden cash-in from Concept inside the subsequent few weeks, Reigns’ spectacular profitable streak and championship reign will proceed for an additional month. His subsequent scheduled title protection is towards Drew McIntyre on the Sept. 3 Conflict on the Citadel pay-per-view, which can run inside Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
Even when Reigns had been to drop the title to McIntyre or Concept, WWE would possible wish to defend him from taking a clear loss. However at this level, no person needs to be shocked if Reigns stays the champion heading into WrestleMania 39.
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