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Brock Lesnar moves into the match for the WWE Championship on “Day 1” – Draw (c) 2022 WWE. All rights reserved.

WWE Shock at the Beginning of the Year: Universal Champion Roman Reigns Canceled on ‘Day One’. What is planned now

Roman Reigns will not be in the ring in WWE “Day One”.

This was reported by WWE affiliated journalist Ariel Halawani shortly before the start of the pay-per-view broadcast (Sunday nights from 2am on WWE Network).

The reason: Reigns (the vaccinated), who has repeatedly defeated leukemia in the past, tested positive for COVID-19.

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Brock Lesnar, who should have faced the Universal Champion Reigns, will be in the match for the WWE title instead. Thus the conjunction becomes a fatal pentagon.

It is unknown if the other stars will also be absent due to COVID-19.

Roman Reigns commented on the development with a short statement on Twitter. However, the statement was read as a pre-made statement from WWE’s legal department: “I was eager to defend my world championship on day one today. However, unfortunately, I tested positive for COVID-19 today. Given the guidance provided, I can’t compete as planned. I look forward to getting back to work as soon as possible.”


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Accordingly, the card looks like this shortly after the start of the transfer:

The full line-up for “Day One”:

information stream: “Day One” is exclusively valid in Germany network. Broadcasting begins at night on SUN January 2, 2022 at 2 AM. Kick-off show kicks off with an exclusive match one hour earlier, at 1am. Then, the transmission is available for retrieval directly as a stream.

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WWE Championship Killer Five:


Match um die SmackDown Tag Team Championship:

Jimmy and Ji Uso (c) vs. New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods)

Match um die Raw Tag Team Championship:

RK-BRO (Randy Orton & Riddle) (c) vs. Street Earnings (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford)

Match MD Raw Women’s Championship:

Becky Lynch (c) vs. Liv Morgan

Singles match:


Singles match:

Drew McIntyre vs. Madcap Moss

Kick-off match:

Cesaro & Ricoshi vs Ridge Holland & Sheamus

We wish a speedy and full recovery to Roman Reigns.

Power-Wrestling reports appear live just before 2 a.m. on the live stream of WWE’s big start to the year.

The live report on this year’s first “highlighted live event” is available here:


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