Six Epic Moments from Roman Reigns' Year-Long WWE Universal Championship Reign
WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns returned at SummerSlam 2020, won the title at Payback 2020, and marked one year with the title shortly after SummerSlam 2021. Let’s check the six moments from the year-long reign!
Winning the title at Payback 2020
A returning Roman Reigns defeated Bray Wyatt ‘The Fiend’ and Braun Strowman at Payback 2020 to become the new WWE Universal Champion
Defeating the WWE Champion!
The Tribal Chief defeated Drew McIntyre (who was the WWE Champion then) at Survivor Series 2020 in a non-title bout
Putting Edge and Daniel Bryan to Sleep
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Roman Reigns defended the Universal Championship title at WrestleMania 37 against Edge and Daniel Bryan by stacking them and pinning them in a double pin
All-New Entrance Music
Roman Reigns’s entrance music changed after he became the Universal Champion to one more inclined with his character, and tagline “Acknowledge Me”
Destroying Rey Mysterio!
Roman Reigns took on Rey Mysterio at Hell in a Cell 2021 and destroyed him inside the cage while defending The Universal Championship title
Conquering John Cena!
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Roman Reigns mauled John Cena at SummerSlam 2021 and successfully defended The Universal Championship title against the returning WWE Legend