Roman Reigns is the former Universal Champion, who recently relinquished the title owing to Leukemia. He is one of the best wrestlers in the world at present, and has truckloads of achievements on his resume. He has defeated some of the best wrestlers across the globe, thus established himself as the number one wrestler in WWE. He had to vacate the title owing to his health, and this article is a tribute to five of his best matches in WWE.
5. Roman Reigns vs Braun Strowman- Last Man Standing match
Regins and Strowman had an outstanding rivalry throughout 2017. This lead to a Last Man standing match between the duo. It was a fierce competition between these two brawlers. They tried to teat each other apart. However, towards the end, Samoa Joe intervened and attacked Reigns, thus costing Reigns the match. Nevertheless, it was an exceptional match which one got to witness.
4. Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar vs Seth Rollins- WrestleMania 31
This match was for the WWE Championship. It was initially scheduled between Reigns and Lesnar. They both fought excellently and both deserved to keep the gold with them. It was a match full of Superman Punches, Spears and F5s. However, towards the end, Rollins cashed in his Money in the Bank contract. It was first time in history a Money In The Bank contract was cashed in during a match. Rollins kicked Reigns out of the ring and performed a Curb Stomp on Lesnar. He eventually won the title. However, this was one of the best performances of Roman Reigns.
3. Roman Reigns vs Braun Strowman- Ambulance Match
Roman Reigns battled another epic match against Braun Strwoman at the Great Balls of Fire PPV. It was an ambulance match, and was one of the most devastating matches in both their career. Reigns speared Strowman couple of times and also received unbelievable beating from him. It was one of the year. However, in the end Reigns came up short and lost to Strowman. However, this match took Reigns's career to a new leverl.
2. Roman Reigns vs Undertaker- WrestleMania 33
This match is undoubtedly the most important match in the career of the 'Big Dog'. He became the second ever wrestler on this planet, to defeat the 'deadman' at WrestleMania after Brock Lesnar. It helped him shoot his career to a next level. The entire world was shocked when he pinned the legend Undertaker. It was without a doubt, the best victory one could ever imagine in professional pro-wrestling.
1. Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar- SummerSlam 2018
Roman Reigns had this unfulfilled dream of becoming the Universal Champion for a long time. Despite his efforts and several push from WWE, he failed to capture the gold. However, it became true and his wish got fulfilled, when he had beat Lesnar and captured the Universal title for the first time in his career. However, partial credit does go to Strowman, as he tried to cash in his contract in a failed attempt. It helped Reigns to take advantage of the situation and thus he became the World Champion.