WWE Events – How Roman Reigns’s suspension affects line-ups, plus NXT tag match with Shinsuke Nakamura on main roster WWE house show

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

Roman Reigns (artist Travis Beaven © PWTorch)


Roman Reigns’s 30-day suspension will affect several WWE house shows leading to the Battleground PPV in July.

WWE has pulled Reigns’s name from the tours he was scheduled for, including the Hawaii/Japan tour at the end of June/beginning of July. Plus, WWE’s return to Madison Square Garden in New York City.

New line-ups for the two shows in Japan have not been released yet. MSG’s new line-up released Wednesday afternoon is HERE.

In the immediate future, Reigns was scheduled to face Seth Rollins on this weekend’s tour hitting Boston on Saturday and Orlando on Sunday.

Meanwhile, new WWE World Hvt. champion Dean Ambrose is advertised to face Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens in a three-way title match in Boston.

Then, Sunday night in Orlando, the Amway Center is advertising a bonus NXT tag match of Finn Balor & Shinsuke Nakamura vs. NXT champion Samoa Joe & Austin Aries.

Reigns’s Tour Misses

  • June 25 & 26: Boston & Orlando
  • June 27 & 28: Raw & Smackdown tapings
  • June 29-July 2: Hawaii & Japan
  • July 4 & 5: Raw & SD tapings
  • July 8-10: Canada Tour
  • July 11 & 12: Raw & SD tapings
  • July 15-17: Northeast tour, including MSG on July 16
  • July 18 & 19: Raw & Live Smackdown Draft

Reigns’s suspension expires on July 21; he is currently advertised for the pre-Battleground house shows on July 22 in Newark, Delaware and July 23 in Salisbury, Md.

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