Two years in the past, Roman Reigns started his now legendary reign as Common Champion, successful the title in a Triple Risk Match at WWE Payback on Aug. 30, 2020.
Since then, The Head of the Desk has defended the championship greater than 20 occasions, overcoming Superstars like Rey Mysterio, Edge, John Cena and Kevin Owens to call a couple of. At WrestleMania 38, Reigns doubled down on his iconic standing by defeating Brock Lesnar and selecting up the WWE Championship within the course of.
Few Superstars in WWE historical past can declare they’ve been World Champion for greater than two years. As such, Reigns joins an honored crowd that features Hulk Hogan, Bruno Sammartino, Bob Backlund and Pedro Morales. Extra impressively, the WWE Universe hasn’t seen a Celebrity be a World Champion for greater than two years since The Hulkster reigned with the WWE Championship from 1984 to 1988.
Change is inevitable in WWE. Counting all different championships in WWE (sans NXT and NXT UK), there have been 55 title modifications since Aug. 30, 2020, and that’s earlier than counting the practically 70 occasions the 24/7 Championship modified arms. Along with this, there have been 4 nights of WrestleMania motion, the WWE ThunderDome was launched and celebrities like Dangerous Bunny, Logan Paul and Johnny Knoxville made their in-ring debuts. Amid all this transformation, there was one fixed: Roman Reigns as Common Champion.
As Reigns celebrates his two-year anniversary as Common Champion, can anybody cease him, or will he proceed his reign for an additional two years?