Someone has to be next. Earlier this month at Summerslam, Roman Reigns finally dethroned Universal Champion Brock Lesnar to win the title. The win was a very long time in the making and the title change means that Reigns is now the top star in the company all over again. With the title win comes the need for some challengers and we now know a few more things about Reigns’ title reign.
According to SI.com, Reigns is likely to be holding the Universal Title for a long time, meaning it’s unlikely that Braun Strowman is going to be taking the title away from in their upcoming Hell In A Cell match. After Reigns is done with Strowman, Drew McIntyre seems to be next in line to challenge him for the title. Strowman and McIntyre are currently scheduled to team with Dolph Ziggler to face the Shield at Super Show-Down in October.
Opinion: I’m a huge McIntyre fan and there was really no way to avoid this for much longer. He has every single tool necessary to become a top star and putting him on the top of the card would be a great idea. I can’t imagine seeing McIntyre win the title at this point but one day he’ll likely become the Universal Champion. Either way, it’s a heck of an interesting idea and hopefully it goes well.
What do you think of McIntyre? Who do you want to see challenge Reigns next? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the the Complete 2003 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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