The Tribal Chief vs. The Beast. WWE has confirmed that the long-awaited showdown between Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar will take place at Crown Jewel 2021. As of now, it is for the Universal Championship, but that could change following the events of the upcoming Extreme Rules pay-per-view.
Lesnar made his return to Smackdown this past week:
At SummerSlam, Reigns overcame 16-time World Champion John Cena in a hard-fought matchup, only to be surprised by the sudden reemergence of The Beast. Lesnar subsequently returned to SmackDown where he ordered his one-time Advocate Paul Heyman, turned Special Counsel to Reigns, to accept his challenge for a match against the dominant titleholder. Following Lesnar’s scuffle with The Bloodline, The Head of the Table indeed accepted the challenge from The Conqueror, only to be greeted by The Demon, which reminded the WWE Universe that there is already an explosive Universal Title Match established for WWE Extreme Rules.
I have been waiting for this showdown for over a year. Ever since Heyman allied himself with The Head of the Table, this encounter has been on my mind. My guess is that this will ultimately not be for the Universal Championship, but that’s just me. This feud doesn’t need the title, in my opinion. These are the two best professional wrestlers in the world right now and I cannot wait to see this clash one more time!
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