Roman Reigns, the undisputed WWE Universal Champion, will make his return to WWE TV next week on the episode of “SmackDown” on May 12. Reigns will make his first public appearance since the night following his controversial victory over Cody Rhodes at WrestleMania 39.
Next week’s “SmackDown” will likewise check the first episode with the recently drafted rosters in place, including Reigns who is presently exclusive to the “SmackDown” brand. Reigns will be promoted as part of the upcoming premium live event Night of Champions by WWE. It’s possible that the next person to challenge Reigns for the title could emerge on Friday due to his potential participation in the upcoming premium live event.
Night of Champions isn’t the only event that is acquiring Reigns’ participation regarding advertising, as the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion is currently being advertised for July’s Money in the Bank PLE too. The current year’s Money in the Bank match won’t bring about just Reigns being under significant pressure of the winner of the show’s titular agreement, given the introduction of the new World Heavyweight Championship for “Raw.”
Reigns was scheduled to compete alongside Solo Sikoa in a tag team match against Cody Rhodes and Brock Lesnar at the “Raw” following WrestleMania. Lesnar, on the other hand, ended the show by attacking Rhodes before the match could begin. Lesnar and Rhodes developed a rivalry on “Raw” in the weeks that followed due to the attack. At the BackLash premium live event on Saturday night, the two will finally meet.