Demon Finn Balor to Fight Roman Reigns at WWE Extreme Rules 2021 Instead of the Prince?

Published 09/09/2021, 2:16 PM EDT


Roman Reigns is going to put the WWE Universal Championship on the line at Extreme Rules 2021. This time, The Tribal Chief is putting the title on the line against Finn Balor.

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Prior to SummerSlam 2021, Finn Balor had a chance to be the challenger for the title. However, a returning John Cena did not allow that to happen. The Invisible Man interfered during the signing segment for SummerSlam 2021 and took over. He signed his name and ended up being the challenger for the title at SummerSlam 2021.

Now, Finn Balor finally has the chance to challenge the champion for the Universal Championship. It’s a title The Prince has wanted for a long time now!

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Can Finn Balor defeat Roman Reigns?

Let’s look at what is happening on SmackDown. Finn Balor returned after working on WWE NXT and immediately set his eyes on the Universal Championship. Now, he’s finally back on track after getting sidelined by John Cena.

The entire situation comes down to whether it’s going to be The Prince or The Demon King who will appear at Extreme Rules 2021.

Finn Balor has indicated that The Demon King will return. It may be teased for a while, and The Demon will appear at Extreme Rules 2021. Interestingly, The Demon King has remained undefeated, so he could be the one to dethrone The Tribal Chief.

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Unfortunately, The Prince hasn’t been lucky when it comes to the Universal Championship. He’s been denied a title-winning moment more than once, and it’s possible The Demon will finally be the one who will bring Finn Balor the title.

On the other hand, will Roman drop the title to Finn Balor?

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The current Roman Reigns is ruthless, vicious, and an actual beast. He didn’t spare his own cousin, Jey Uso. Hence, there won’t come a moment when Reigns will spare The Prince or The Demon King.

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Therefore, there is a fifty-fifty chance of either superstar coming out on top. Either the WWE Universe will embrace a new Universal Champion or Roman Reigns will continue his SmackDown dominance.

Who do you think should secure the victory at Extreme Rules 2021? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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