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WWE Reportedly Planning Roman Reigns Vs. Randy Orton For SummerSlam

WWE is down to just one world champion Roman Reigns and it may be a while until his next major title defense.According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio h/t WrestlingNews.co Reigns will defend his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against Randy Orton at next month SummerSlam event Reigns next PPV title defense will be against Randy Orton at SummerSlam. Reigns is still feuding with Riddle as they are slated to have a confrontation this Friday on SmackDown. If WWE does go forward with the Reigns vs. Riddle match then it will be on television before SummerSlam.

After initially being penciled in for this months Money in the Bank show Reigns was removed from that event when WWE moved the show from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas to the nearby MGM Grand Garden Area due to sluggish ticket sales. Based on recent happenings on WWE programming Reigns is clearly slated for a feud with both members of RKBro Orton and Riddle the latter of which was originally set for Money in the Bank before Reigns was taken off that PPV once WWE realized he would not be needed to fill a stadium with fans.Although Orton is currently off TV he has also been set up for a feud with Reigns based on RKBROs feud with the Usos as well as the lack of other challengers for Reigns. After all WWEs bizarre booking choices have severely limited what the company can do with what is now its only world title which is where the Reigns problem starts.

WWEs short sighted decision to unify its two world titles at WrestleMania 38 in a half hearted move meant to make Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar seem like a bigger deal has resulted in a noticeable lack of opportunities for most of WWEs upper midcarders and main eventers. Reigns recently inked a new contract with reduced dates and as WWEs only world champion that has essentially left both Raw and SmackDown without a world title.WWEs short sighted decision to unify its two world titles at WrestleMania 38 in a half hearted move meant to make Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar seem like a bigger deal has resulted in a noticeable lack of opportunities for most of WWEs upper midcarders and main eventers. Reigns recently inked a new contract with reduced dates and as WWEs only world champion, that has essentially left both Raw and SmackDown without a world title.

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