During broadcasts of Crown Jewel 2022 via WWE Network and Peacock, the superstar Roman Reigns managed to retain the unified Universal Championship after defeating Logan Paul hand in hand.
This was the main matchup of the Premium Live Event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The influencer managed to knock down the “Tribal Chief” in the first moments, breaking his initial relaxation. The champion’s offense was answered by a surprise Buckshot Lariat that left him on the canvas.
However, Roman managed to get up for a first Superman Punch with his opponent in the air. After several minutes, Paul managed to wriggle out of a neck lock and kept up the offensive until connect your own version of the Superman Punch. Reigns countered with the Uranage and Logan escaped a Superman Punch for two shots to the chin that nearly gave him the titles. After the influencer jumped at Roman with a Coast to Coast on the commentators table.
The Usos appeared to defend their leader, but Jake Paul made his entrance to get them out of the ring. Only Sikoa came out on stage to confront Jake and distract him from what was happening in the ring. Logan decided to launch himself at everyone involved, but was greeted by a Superman Punch and the Spear of Roman Reigns for the victory on behalf of three.
Thus, Roman Reigns retains the Unified WWE Universal Championship in his third starting defense. “The Tribal Chief” maintains a reign of 797 days and 25 defenses with the Universal title, to which he added the WWE Championship 214 days ago at WrestleMania 38. Reigns defeated Brock Lesnar on April 3 in Dallas, Texas to obtain this last title and unify both belts.
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