WWE News

Original Plans For Roman Reigns’ WrestleMania 35 Match Prior To Leukemia Announcement Revealed

The Rock vs. Roman Reigns Was Originally Planned For WrestleMania 35

• OLD SCHOOL HISTORY (March 29, 1994) – ECW Hardcore TV

On this day in 1994, Tod Gordon’s Eastern Championship Wrestling aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘ECW TV’.

You can find the card below:

Highlights Of The Ultimate Jeopardy Cage Match

The Public Enemy vs. The Bruise Brothers (Falls Count Anywhere Match)

– Highlights Of The Public Enemy Attacking The Bruise Brothers, Kevin Sullivan & Tazmaniac With Pipes

– Promo By The Bruise Brothers

– Promo By The Public Enemy

– Highlight Video On 911

– Sabu vs. Mike Awesome (Clipped)

– Promo By Paul E. Dangerously

– Highlights Of JT Smith Winning The ECW Television Title From The Tazmaniac From Last Week

– A Highlight Video On Salvatore Bellomo & The Sandman

– Interview w/ Shane Douglas, Mr. Hughes & Sensational Sherri

– A Video On Shane Douglas To The Song “Are You Gonna Go My Way” By Lenny Kravitz

– Promo By Hawk

• Original Plans For Roman Reigns’ WrestleMania 35 Match Prior To Leukemia Announcement Revealed

There’s a rumor going on that the original WrestleMania 35 plan for Roman Reigns was for him to defend the Universal Championship against Dean Ambrose.

However, that’s not true.

WWE had two plans in mind for Reigns prior to his leukemia announcement:

Roman Reigns vs. The Rock for the Universal Championship: WWE officials wanted The Rock to return for a match against Reigns in the main event of WrestleMania 35. Had The Rock returned, then the women won’t be main eventing this year and it would’ve been Reigns’ 5th straight WrestleMania main event.

Roman Reigns vs. Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose for the Universal Championship: A Shield triple threat match was the back-up plan for Reigns in case WWE couldn’t secure The Rock for a match at WrestleMania 35.

Reigns’ battle with leukemia changed everything and he’ll now face Drew McIntyre in a singles match. On the other hand, Rollins will face Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship and Ambrose isn’t scheduled for a match at WrestleMania 35.

        
To Top