Fans of Roman Reigns might want to acknowledge him while they have the chance as a new report says he won’t be appearing much, if at all, for WWE over the summer.
The future of Unified WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns has been the cause of much speculation after he indicated that he might be moving away from being a full-time WWE Superstar at a recent live event.
While it is unclear quite what Reigns meant, Dave Meltzer has noted on Wrestling Observer Radio that The Tribal Chief is set for a hiatus from WWE with Reigns expected to take most of the summer off:
“[Roman Reigns] was removed from all shows – his last show is June 19th until after Labor Day so I don’t know what the situation is other than he is scheduled for the two pay-per-view shows but [he’s missing] all TVs, all house shows.”
“I don’t know if this means he’s doing a movie, I don’t know what it is. Obviously, we already know his schedule going forward, probably after late June is gonna be cut way back anyway but there’s gonna be a period where he’s like not even on television because he’s removed from all the advertising.”
Meltzer returned to discuss Roman Reigns’ status for both the Money In The Bank and SummerSlam events which are both stadium shows. Reigns is still advertised as of now for these but this could change as his status over the summer becomes clearer:
“He’s still advertised [for Money In The Bank], I don’t know what that means. He’s still advertised for the two shows. […] If he’s doing a movie and he’s able to get out on a one day thing because those pay-per-views are the big stadium shows, it’s possible. But I don’t know the whole story behind it, I just know he was removed from all advertising for all the house shows and all the TVs after June 19th and he’s not back until after Labor Day.”
“We already talked about he’ll be doing far less house shows going forward because of his new agreement with the company.”
Labor Day in the US falls on the 5th of September in 2022 and if Reigns is not due back on the scene after that, it also puts into doubt his status for the Clash At The Castle event to be held on the 3rd of September in the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
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