Roman Reigns efficiently retained his Undisputed WWE Common Championship on this week’s Friday Evening SmackDown, solely to be instantly attacked by Brock Lesnar. It was shortly introduced that the pair would conflict in a Final Man Standing Match at SummerSlam 2022 subsequent month, which was met with overwhelming negativity from on-line followers given what number of instances Reigns vs. Lesnar has occurred in recent times. For these counting at house, this would be the sixth time the 2 have wrestled for WWE’s high prize one-on-one (third up to now calendar yr) and ninth should you rely multi-man matches.
Seth Rollins responded to the information with a facepalm emoji, which instantly gave followers some hope that the match might have an additional wrinkle thrown in. Rollins famously cashed in his Cash within the Financial institution contract throughout the much-maligned WrestleMania 31 principal occasion between Reigns and Lesnar, turning the bout right into a triple risk and making it probably the most memorable WrestleMania principal occasions of all time. He has already certified for this yr’s Cash within the Financial institution Ladder Match and is on the poster for this yr’s present, giving followers the concept that he might repeat his well-known cash-in and save the SummerSlam principal occasion as nicely. A fast look on the reactions to Rollins’ tweet exhibits as a lot.
— Seth “MR. MITB” Rollins (@WWERollins) June 18, 2022
Reigns’ victory over Lesnar at WrestleMania 38 brought on him to unify the WWE and Common Championships into one singular world title, however as a substitute of showing constantly on each exhibits “The Tribal Chief’s” new WWE contract made it in order that his onscreen appearances and matches had been way more rare. By the point SummerSlam rolls round, Reigns can have gone with out defending his championship on pay-per-view for simply shy of 4 months.
WWE’s authentic plan was, reportedly, for Reigns to beat Riddle on SmackDown then feud with Randy Orton up by means of SummerSlam. Sadly, “The Viper” is out with a again harm that would probably preserve him out of motion for the remainder of 2022. With Cody Rhodes additionally out with a torn pec and Drew McIntyre being saved for Conflict on the Fortress, the corporate was brief on choices and selected to return to Lesnar as soon as once more.
What do you consider WWE’s reserving determination with Reigns vs. Lesnar VI? Ought to Rollins and the Cash within the Financial institution contract be added into the equation by some means to spice issues up? Inform us your ideas down within the feedback!