Roman Reigns Taking Time Off From WWE

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It looks like Roman Reigns is taking a break next month.

Fans have recently been speculating about whether or not Roman Reigns would be leaving WWE in the near future. This came after a promo he delivered to the live crowd in Trenton New Jersey over the weekend where he mentions that he is entering a new phase in his life. It was later revealed by Fightful Select & then backed up by Dave Meltzer that Roman Reigns was most likely just doing less house shows in the future. Meltzer also added that Roman had signed a new deal with WWE.

Today on the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer has provided another update on the near future of Roman Reigns, saying he will be away next month:

“He was removed from all shows, his last show is June 19th until after Labor Day, so I don’t know what the situation is, other than he is scheduled for the 2 PPV shows. But all TVs, all House Shows, I don’t know if that means he’s doing a movie, I don’t know what it is.

Obviously we already know that his schedule going forward, probably after late June is going to be cut way back, but there’s a period where he’s gonna be not even on Television. He’s removed from all the advertising.”

– Dave Meltzer

Meltzer would go on to emphasise the point that he hasn’t confirmed what this all means right now and what he is going away for.

PWInsider also reported last night that Reigns is not being advertised on WWE’s website for any WWE TV tapings or Live Events for the months of July or August. The only shows Reigns is currently being advertised for are the Money in the Bank and SummerSlam

Roman Reigns is the current undisputed Universal WWE Champion holding 2 belts, so one could assume WWE may have plans for him to drop at least one of those titles in the near future.

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