Undisputed WWE Universal Roman Reigns has reached yet another historic milestone as a championship holder.
Tuesday marks the two-year anniversary of Reigns’ victory over Braun Strowman and Bray Wyatt at WWE Payback 2020, when The Tribal Chief won a triple threat match to become the new Universal Champion. Fast forward two years later, and the Universal title has yet to change hands.
After a hiatus that lasted over four months, Reigns returned at the end of SummerSlam 2020 and attacked Wyatt and Strowman following their title match (Wyatt had defeated The Monster Among Men to become the champion). A week later, Reigns outlasted the two stars at Payback to win the title.
His current title run is far and away the longest in the six-year history of the Universal Championship. Reigns surpassed Brock Lesnar’s record for the longest title run back in January. He went on to defeat The Beast Incarnate in the main events of WrestleMania 38 and SummerSlam 2022 to keep the record intact.
Reigns’ incredible Universal Championship run includes victories over other legends like Lesnar, John Cena, Edge, Goldberg and Daniel Bryan. Nothing has been confirmed, but there is speculation that Reigns will headline WrestleMania 39 next year against WWE legend Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
The 37-year-old Reigns is also closing in on 1,000 days since his last clean loss, which came via King Corbin at the 2019 TLC pay-per-view. Having defeated Lesnar at WrestleMania to become the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, Reigns is also well past the 100-day mark as the WWE Champion
Drew McIntyre Will Try To End Reigns’ Run This Saturday
The Tribal Chief will put the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship on the line against former WWE Champion Drew McIntyre at Saturday’s Clash at the Castle pay-per-view. The show will run inside Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Will McIntyre end Reigns’ impressive winning streak and Universal Championship once and for all? If not, could we see Theory cash in his Money in the Bank contract and become the new champion? Only time will tell, but it promises to be a thrilling match with several of Reigns’ special streaks on the line here.
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