BOTCH: Big E Referred to as WWE Universal Champion During Shawn Porter vs Terence Crawford

Published 11/22/2021, 6:30 AM EST


Botches in WWE have mostly occurred inside the squared circle. But recently, we witnessed a botch before a boxing match related to the WWE Champion, Big E. The WWE Champion introduced Shawn Porter before Porter’s WBO welterweight title match against Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford.

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Though the WWE Champion gave out an exciting introduction, he himself did not get introduced correctly. As you can see in the picture below, he got mentioned as the WWE Universal Champion instead of being the WWE Champion.

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Well, we wonder how it went down with Roman Reigns after seeing Big E getting mentioned as the WWE Universal Champion. However, this is not the first time the WWE Champion appeared before a boxing match. Earlier this year, he even introduced Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder ahead of their much-anticipated clash back in October.

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Big E went head-to-head with the WWE Universal Champion, Roman Reigns, at WWE Survivor Series 2021

Big E faced Roman Reigns in a Champion vs Champion match at the main event of the Survivor Series PPV. But it was not a brand supremacy match for the WWE Champion. The match became personal following The Bloodline’s attack on King Woods and Kofi Kingston on WWE SmackDown.

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Big E considers Woods and Kingston to be his family. During the latest episode of Monday Night Raw, the WWE Champion threatened to hospitalize the Tribal Chief for the assault on his best friends.

Everyone had their eyes set on this match. Big E and Roman Reigns put up an impressive contest which was ultimately won by the WWE Universal Champion. However, E almost secured the victory after hitting Roman Reigns with the Big Ending. But Reigns was also determined not to go down.

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Soon after that, he hit Big E with the spear to pick up an impressive victory over the WWE Champion. Thus, the Tribal Chief kept his winning streak alive by getting the better of E. As for Big E, he will now have to face Seth Rollins, who is the #1 contender for the WWE Champion. Rollins also had a great night at the Survivor Series PPV as he was the sole survivor for Team Raw in the Men’s 5 on 5 Traditional Tag-Team match.

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Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.

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