Significance of Roman Reigns Red Glove

Published 11/23/2021, 11:48 AM EST


WWE fans watch WWE Superstars with their iconic gear in the ring. Some of them are just for show, while others hold some kind of significance. One of the WWE Superstars who fans get to see in his iconic gear walk out to the ring often is Roman Reigns.

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The ‘Tribal Chief’ of WWE Roman Reigns is highly praised for his new look since his return in 2020. Before his return, Roman Reigns used to wear a different gear in black color (the shield gear). However, his return in 2020 has not only changed his character but also his look.

Roman Reigns won his Universal Title in 2020, defeating The Fiend and Braun Strowman in a triple threat match. Over the past year, we have seen Roman Reigns with a new gear, which includes his Superman punch glove on his right hand.

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He used it for the first time at the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view against Jey Uso.

He used a golden glove in most matches, and many people had many different opinions about Reigns’s glove. However, Reigns spoke about his golden glove in an interview with Ryan Satin on Out of Character. Reigns said, “With the character, I said it before, everything that I touch turns into gold.” This is the idea behind the golden glove.

But wait, do you know Roman uses another glove other than his golden glove? Reigns also use a red glove.

The significance of Tribal Chief’s red glove

Eventually, Roman Reigns has used his Red Glove only on rare occasions. The first time he wore was at Monday Night Raw on September 20, 2021. It was before the Extreme Rules pay-per-view where Big E and Roman had a showdown in a 6 -man tag team match.

The last time Reigns wore the Red Glove was at Survivor Series. At Survivor Series, Reigns competed against the WWE Champion in a Champion vs Champion showdown where he was victorious.

The Red Glove resembles the Roman Empire, the Roman soldiers. In Roman Mythology, the color red is a sign of blood and courage. It was the color of God of War, Mars, and the color of the army.

Reigns is a fighter who certainly believes in destroying his opponents. And the Universal Champion Roman Reigns is the Tribal Chief who rules his kingdom.

Until now, Reigns has used three different gloves in his gear. The first one is the black gloves which he wore before his heel turn, the second one is his Golden Glove, which he uses in most of his matches, and the last one is the Red Glove, the symbol of a Roman God.

What is the net worth of Roman Reigns?

The Head of the Table Roman Reigns has come a long way up in his WWE career. His WWE career is one of the successful runs in WWE history. He is one of the biggest WWE Superstars from the Samoan Family. Over the past years, Reigns showed his worth in the main roster and soon went to become the next face of the company.

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The Universal Champion stands tall with the Bloodline on the SmackDown roster. According to the latest reports, Roman Reigns’ net worth is $15 million with an annual salary of $5 million. He is considered to be one of the highest-paid WWE superstars in the company. Also, he owes many endorsement deals which bags him a huge amount in his pockets.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 30: In this image released on November 08, WWE Star Roman Reigns poses ahead of the MTV EMA’s 2020 on October 30, 2020 in Orlando, United States. The MTV EMA’s aired on November 08, 2020. (Photo by WWE, INC./(c) WWE, INC. via Getty Images)

Roman Reigns climbed the ladder of success with a lot of hard work and struggle. Currently, he is among the most loved WWE superstars. Although being a heel, he is “acknowledged” and loved by his fans.

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Yash Sawant

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Yash is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Currently, Yash is a BSC student and along with his studies follows his favorite sport. Being a WWE fan since 2012, Yash loves all things related to wrestling.

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