At SummerSlam, The Tribal Chief successfully defended his WWE Universal Championship crown.
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“Roman Reigns’ Injury Speculation Arises After SummerSlam Victory
As soon as this year’s SummerSlam concluded, rumors about Roman Reigns’ injury circulated. Reigns was successful in retaining the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship, however he suffered an injury in the SummerSlam main event. A video that has just appeared on social media seems to capture the precise moment that Reigns was hurt during the bout with Jey Uso.
Reigns seemed to be in excruciating agony in the video when Jey assaulted his back by doing a Suicide Dive through the ropes. After Jey’s strike, Reigns is seen bowed down.
Roman Reigns’ Injury Status Raises Doubts About Payback Appearance
Roman’ injury has not officially been confirmed by the WWE, but it seems the Undisputed Universal Champion won’t be competing at Payback next month. Reigns is anticipated to appear in a “Hail To The Chief” segment on this week’s edition of WWE SmackDown.
Roman Reigns successfully defended his championship at the SummerSlam by displaying extraordinary tenacity. To overcome Jey, Reigns did need some assistance from Jimmy Uso. Jimmy launched an unexpected assault on his twin brother to favor the reigning champion.
Since August 2020, Roman Reigns has held the Universal Championship. Since WrestleMania 38 last year, he has held the WWE Championship. Since the 1980s, when great wrestler Hulk Hogan held the WWE Championship, Reigns’ remarkable reign is the longest.
Jimmy Hart Praises Roman Reigns’ Dynamic Partnership with Paul Heyman
Recently, Roman’ actions as the Undisputed Universal Champion were discussed by WWE manager Jimmy Hart. In the first place, Roman Reigns performs a fantastic job, and Paul Heyman suits him well. I feel like my persona is a little bit too extravagant for it since I’m more of a “Whoa!” kind of person. Hello, baby! How are you doing? That’s what I’ve always been into. On the “Two Man Power Trip Podcast,” Hart remarked, “I just sort of think Roman does such a terrific job along with Paul together and they really blend nicely together. Up-tempo, never kind of lay back.
Roman Reigns’ championship defense has become stale in the eyes of many fans despite some outstanding performances in recent years. Many fans expressed this opinion when Cody Rhodes was not crowned champion at WrestleMania earlier this year. The WWE world believed that WrestleMania this year would be the ideal setting for Rhodes to win the championship. WWE, though, obviously had other plans. Now, WWE may have chosen to reinstate The American Nightmare in the championship contest by pitting the actual brothers Jimmy and Jey Uso against one another.