WWE will host its first main pay-per-view in the UK since SummerSlam 1992 with the Clash at the Castle premium live event on Sept. 3 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. The poster for the present has already been revealed, that includes Drew McIntyre (with Angela), Seth Rollins, Bianca Belair, Edge, Cody Rhodes, Becky Lynch and Roman Reigns. In response to Dave Meltzer through the Wrestling Observer, Reigns vs. McIntyre for the Undisputed WWE Common Champion has been penciled in because the present’s primary occasion. “The Scottish Warrior” was pushing for WWE to have a serious UK occasion all through his two reigns as WWE Champion in 2020-21 and has been feuding with “The Tribal Chief” for some time.
It is unclear who will problem Reigns previous to September, provided that WWE has three pay-per-views earlier than then and two of them (Cash within the Financial institution in Las Vegas, SummerSlam in Nashville) are in soccer stadiums. Cody Rhodes has made it clear he desires the WWE Championship, Shinsuke Nakamura nonetheless desires revenge for Rick Boogs’ harm and Reigns’ follow-up assault and each members of RK-Bro have been going after Reigns whereas making an attempt to get their palms on The Usos’ SmackDown tag titles. Reigns reportedly will not be on the cardboard for Hell in a Cell subsequent month on the Allstate Enviornment exterior of Chicago.
McIntyre spoke with ComicBook final month and mentioned how a title match would imply a lot extra to him than a match with Tyson Fury. The 2 had been seemingly build up a match by buying and selling pictures on social media for years.
“In the case of Tyson, I see the ball is in his courtroom. You have received our quantity, give us a name, we’ll determine it out as a result of I ain’t ready for you and my consideration’s absolutely straight forward. My consideration’s on the championships. My consideration’s on Roman. And realistically, if I had a dream situation, it could be combating for the title within the UK, in a stadium, the present that I have been dreaming about and pushing for years, and it is really freaking occurring. And the tickets are combating off the shelf, so get them quickly,” McIntyre stated.
In a separate interview with WrestleRant Radio, he argued in favor of getting separate world championships on Uncooked and SmackDown — “I imply only for the roster it has been separated. I believe every present ought to have its personal champion. I do know, say like 20 years in the past, no matter it was the identical champion they traveled to the reveals. But it surely was additionally the identical roster. Proper now, it is due to what occurred at WrestleMania I do know the bell to Mania was for this gigantic match with Roman vs. Brock. It was two champions dealing with off with every… the 2 prime champions dealing with off with one another. Two people with such an unimaginable historical past actually on hearth at one other degree persona-wise with Roman as his Tribal Chief character and cowboy Brock, which we have by no means seen earlier than so it was an enormous match, large implications. That is the fallout from that massive match with each titles and it is cool proper now. It places him even increased up than he was earlier than if that is even potential. He is actually Thanos ranges proper now. I believe it is about time that someone no less than took a type of titles off of him and I am taking a look at Drew McIntyre.”