Roman Reigns Sets Record at Night of Champions 2023

WWE's Night of Champions delivered an unexpected outcome recently.

by Noman Rasool
Roman Reigns Sets Record at Night of Champions 2023

In a startling development at the recent Night of Champions pay-per-view event, the professional wrestling world witnessed a significant turning point. Roman Reigns and Solo Sikoa unsuccessfully aimed for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championships, falling short against Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens.

This loss is unique because it marks the first defeat for Reigns in the main event of a pay-per-view since WrestleMania 34 in 2018. A five-year undefeated streak, an impressive span of nearly 1,900 days encompassing 46 pay-per-view bouts, has ended.

This riveting observation was brought to light by the sharp-eyed Reddit user u/BetleyIsland36 on the popular Squared Circle subreddit. The defeat contrasts Reign's "Tribal Chief" era, notable for a thousand-day reign as Undisputed Champion.

Reigns' Future Post-Streak End

Speculation is rife regarding what lies ahead for Reigns. Buzz in the wrestling circles points towards a brewing discord within The Usos, expected to culminate in a tag team match at Money in the Bank in London this July.

The fallout will likely free Reigns for his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship defense at SummerSlam in August. Fans are already hoping for a rematch between Reigns and Cody Rhodes, a WrestleMania 39 encore, at SummerSlam.

However, official reports have yet to substantiate these claims. Reflecting on the situation, Paul Heyman offered an insightful perspective during his conversation with Ariel Helwani. He parallels Reigns' title defenses and the Undertaker's legendary WrestleMania undefeated streak.

He eloquently captures the anticipatory suspense surrounding every title defense, the palpable desire of fans to witness the end of a monumental era, only for their expectations to be defied repeatedly. This dynamic keeps fans engaged and yearning for more, which is something Reigns has excelled in.

Heyman notes the burgeoning belief in Cody Rhodes as a legitimate contender, which grows stronger with each encounter. This enhances the intrigue surrounding future Reigns-Rhodes encounters, further fueling the excitement around Reigns' continuing title reign. As the narrative develops, one thing is sure - the WWE universe is in for a thrilling ride.

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