WWE Universe is abuzz with excitement as WWE has officially confirmed that Roman Reigns, the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, will grace the New Year’s Revolution episode of SmackDown, scheduled for January 5th. This highly anticipated episode is already shaping up to be a blockbuster with a lineup of thrilling matches and potential title showdowns.
One of the key highlights of the evening is set to be the formidable Triple Threat Match featuring LA Knight, Randy Orton, and AJ Styles. The stakes couldn't be higher as the trio will clash in the ring with the winner earning the coveted opportunity to challenge Reigns at the upcoming Royal Rumble.
Fans will recall that LA Knight, despite a valiant effort, fell short against Reigns at Crown Jewel in November, making this match a crucial redemption opportunity. Moreover, the SmackDown episode is also set to feature a high-octane bout between Kevin Owens and Santos Escobar.
The victor of this match will secure a chance to vie for the United States Title against Logan Paul at the Royal Rumble. Adding to the excitement, Paul himself is scheduled to appear on the episode, undoubtedly raising the anticipation for what's to come.
IYO SKY's Title Defense
Women's wrestling is not to be overlooked, as IYO SKY will put her WWE Women’s Title on the line against the formidable Michin. Additionally, fans can look forward to an intriguing tag team match where Butch, alongside a yet-to-be-revealed mystery partner, will take on Pretty Deadly.
In what could be a game-changing development for Reigns, there's mounting speculation about potential challenges beyond the Royal Rumble. The wrestling world is still reeling from The Rock's electrifying return to WWE on the January 1st episode of Raw.
His surprise appearance and cryptic remarks hinting at Reigns have set the stage for what could be one of the most epic showdowns in WWE history. With The Rock’s return stirring the pot, Reigns might find himself on a collision course with one of WWE's greatest icons.
As the Royal Rumble looms on the horizon, the WWE Universe is bracing for an explosive start to the year, with all eyes on SmackDown’s New Year’s Revolution episode and the larger-than-life Roman Reigns.