In the latest episode of Friday Night Smackdown aired by WWE only last Friday, we saw the Universal champion of the Stamford-based company, Roman Reigns, being beaten by disqualification by King Xavier Woods, when after receiving the finisher of the King of the Ring, Reigns was saved by his cousins, the Usos, who went to attack their elder cousin’s opponent as usual.
After even being crowned as the new king of the ring, with the crown of Woods, Reigns finished Smackdown triumphant, despite having just staged his first 1v1 defeat of the last years of his career. With the defeat by disqualification which took place in the main event of Friday Night Smackdown, in fact, Roman Reigns put an end to a streak that had been going on for over a year and that saw him having won every possible contest in single, for several days now part.
Roman Reigns’ lengthy winning run ended
With a fairly quick analysis, we learn of the last match lost by Roman Reigns in the WWE rings. The Tribal Chief of Smackdown, in fact, had not lost a single match since the 2019 edition of TLC, when the winner on that occasion was Baron Corbin, still with the gimmick of the king of the ring.
After more than 440 days with the title on his side, Roman Reigns puts an end to his unbeaten streak, with the Universal champion of the blue show who stops at 698 days. A truly impressive streak, especially nowadays, with WWE focusing very strongly on its Tribal Chief and with New Day having managed to put an end to this amazing streak that had been going on for over a year now.
It must also be considered that in the summer of 2020, Roman Reigns was absent from the company’s rings for a few months, exactly during the beginning of the outbreak of the world pandemic, with the former Shield mastiff not returning to the scene.
if not at Summerslam and from there only and only victories for him, until the last episode of Smackdown last week. During that time, he won three matches against both Daniel Bryan and Kevin Owens, and two matches against Baron Corbin, Finn Balor, and Jey Uso.
He also defeated Braun Strowman, Brock Lesnar, Cesaro, Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, Edge, John Cena, Montez Ford, Rey Mysterio, and Robert Roode. As a singles competitor, Roman Reigns also has an impressive record in triple threat matches over the last two years.
The SmackDown star’s most notable triple threat win came at WrestleMania 37 when he pinned Daniel Bryan and Edge at the same time.