Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns confrontation set for SmackDown (1/7/2022)

Roman Reigns Cleared To Return, “Explosive Confrontation” With Reigns & Brock Lesnar Set For WWE SmackDown

Roman Reigns is ready to take back his seat at “The Head of the Table.”

On Thursday morning, WWE announced that “The Tribal Chief” has been medically cleared to return.

As noted, Reigns was pulled from the inaugural WWE Day 1 pay-per-view just hours before the event went live on-the-air last Sunday night.

Reigns, who was originally set to defend his WWE Universal Championship in the main event of the first-ever WWE Day 1 special event, was removed from the show after testing positive for COVID-19. As a result, his scheduled opponent, Brock Lesnar, was moved to the Fatal-4-Way title match, which he ended up winning to capture the WWE Championship.

Now, the leader of The Bloodline is ready to return, and WWE is already promoting an “explosive confrontation” between the two champions when the first episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown on FOX of the New Year goes down this week. released the following announcement confirming Roman Reigns for Friday Night SmackDown on FOX on January 7, 2022:

Roman Reigns medically cleared to return to SmackDown tomorrow night

Roman Reigns has been medically cleared and is set to return at tomorrow’s Friday Night SmackDown.

The Universal Champion was unable to compete at WWE Day 1 after testing positive for COVID. His slated opponent Brock Lesnar was added to the WWE Championship Fatal 5-Way Match and went on to capture the title. On this week’s Raw, Lesnar warned Reigns that he was heading to the blue brand this week.

What will be in store when this explosive confrontation goes down tomorrow night?

Don’t miss the massive encounter this Friday at 8/7 C on FOX.


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