Will the ‘Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns Continue his Dominance at the Biggest Party of the Summer?

Published 08/18/2021, 12:02 PM EDT


The Tribal Chief is enjoying a great run as the WWE Universal Champion. Roman Reigns has really owned the character and made it his own. Many people believe this is the best work in his almost decade-long career.

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Roman is currently gearing up for SummerSlam, for what could be his toughest test yet. However, he may have the confidence given a pretty strong SummerSlam record. SummerSlam is one of the bigger PPV’s WWE does throughout the year.

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WWE has the best storylines, best matches, and best to present during SummerSlam. Roman notably had returned during SummerSlam last year after pulling out of WrestleMania due to Covid concerns.

He attacked the fiend and Braun Strauman after their match for the Universal title. It is also memorable for Roman as last year at the same event he turned heel.

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Romans Record at SummerSlam through the Years

Roman reigns enjoy a very impressive record at the summer’s biggest party. He has picked up three wins, lost once and one match didn’t get to a result. His first match was against the Viper Randy Orton way back in 2014.

With the Sheild currently disbanded, it was a coming-out party for Reigns as a singles competitor. He picked up the win that year, whilst the next year he fought the Wyatt family. He teamed up with friend Dean Ambrose and also picked up a win that year. Next year, he contented for a title against Rusev.

However, the match wasn’t decisive given a disqualification. He then was part of a fatal 4 way where although he didn’t win, neither was he pinned. In 2018, he was finally able to slay the beast, Brock Lesnar. WWE has done well in protecting one of their biggest stars by keeping his track record at the event rather strong.

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What’s Next for the Head of The Table?

They slated Roman Reigns to face John Cena this Sunday. This is probably the biggest chance for him to solidify his position as Numero Uno of WWE. Roman Will be ready though given a slate of confident performances which has seen him stay at the top of the mountain.

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This could be a very decisive match for the company as well with regard to their investments. John Cena with his movie deals will not be a regular, Roman on the other hand is doing the best work of his career.

 

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Apurva Kumar Das

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