Roman Reigns, the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion and the “Head of the Table”, is coming back to SmackDown on the episode of May 12, 2023.
The official poster for WWE Night of Champions has dropped 👑 pic.twitter.com/M1yxOWX8Jw
— WWE on BT Sport (@btsportwwe) May 11, 2023
He has been absent from WWE TV since the Raw after WrestleMania, where he was scheduled to compete in a tag team match against Cody Rhodes and Brock Lesnar, along with his cousin Solo Sikoa.
However, Lesnar turned on Rhodes before the match started, Since then, Rhodes has been drafted to Raw and has been busy with his feud against Lesnar, whom he already defeated at Backlash.
Roman Reigns took to Twitter to hype up his return and make a bold statement about his status in WWE. He wrote:
The Tribal Chief.
The Head of the Table.
The ☝🏽& ONLY Undisputed WWE Universal HEAVYWEIGHT Champion in WWE.
Aka #SmackDown ‘s Daddy.
Comes home…Tomorrow night!
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) May 12, 2023
Roman Reigns has been drafted to the blue brand along with The Usos and Solo Sikoa, forming a dominant faction known as The Bloodline. Reigns is also advertised for WWE’s upcoming premium live event Night of Champions on May 27, 2023, where he will reach a milestone of 1000 days as the WWE Universal Champion.
However, he has no opponent for that event yet, so he might be looking for a new challenger on SmackDown. Who will dare to step up to Roman Reigns and challenge him for his title?
Will he be able to maintain his control over The Bloodline and keep them united? Or will he face some dissension from within his own family? Find out on SmackDown, tomorrow night at 8/7c on FOX!
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