Roman Reigns vs LA Knight to main event WWE Crown Jewel 2023
LA Knight and John Cena faced Solo Sikoa and Jimmy Uso of The Bloodline at WWE Fastlane. Knight pinned Jimmy Uso for the win to mark one of the major milestone victories in his career. The following week on SmackDown, when “The Tribal Chief” Roman Reigns returned to confront John Cena to open the night. Cena said that he isn’t here to challenge him as he “didn’t earn the opportunity”.
However, Cena introduced someone who deserves a title shot, which is LA Knight. Knight confronted Roman Reigns and introduced himself as the fastest growing superstar in SmackDown. Knight then went on to challenge Roman Reigns. Following which Roman Reigns speared LA Knight in the main event of SmackDown last week, after Knight’s match with Solo Sikoa and raised the championship to make a statement.
LA Knight vs Roman Reigns to main event Crown Jewel 2023
A day before SmackDown, LA Times confirmed that Roman Reigns will defend his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against LA Knight at Crown Jewel 2023, which is held on November 4 at Mohammed Abdu Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Following which Paul Heyman confirmed the match on SmackDown and told that a contract signing would take place next week in SmackDown.
As the match got confirmed, Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported that the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship will be held at the main event of the show rather than the World Heavyweight Championship match between Seth Rollins and Drew McIntyre; and Fatal 5-Way Match for Women’s World Championship. This marks the first pay-per-view main event match for LA Knight.
With this match being confirmed, three world championships will be defended in the show, making it one of the grandest and most anticipated events in recent times.
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