**Friday, September 16th UPDATE**
Well, it looks like the cat is out of the bag. Dave Meltzer is reporting that Logan Paul & Roman Reigns are not only squaring off, but they’ll do it at their next big Saudi Arabia show in November.
Okay it’s up here, press conference tomorrow for Saudi main event https://t.co/naGTsUaPwn 
— Dave Meltzer (@davemeltzerWON) September 16, 2022 
MASSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT TONIGHT
TUNE IN https://t.co/w3LMWOd9AG 
— Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) September 16, 2022 
The official announcement will take place at a Las Vegas press conference. Expect some fireworks.
WWE will also be holding a press conference in Las Vegas tomorrow for Roman Reigns v Logan Paul at Crown Jewel 2022.
Big deal stuff. pic.twitter.com/6wreT8hgZI 
— Wrestle Ops (@WrestleOps) September 16, 2022 
Here are some reactions:
Roman Reigns vs Logan Paul is perfect for a show like Crown Jewel. Honestly good be a really fun match.
— Joshua Jackson (@JoshJ93stl) September 16, 2022 
Roman Reigns vs Logan Paul will go down as ONE OF THE BIGGEST MATCHES IN WWE HISTORY!! 💯🔥
And I absolutely love it as a WWE fan! 😍#SmackDown 
— Amit 😇 (@Amit_280501) September 16, 2022 
The same Triple H that puts Logan Paul ina title match with Roman Reigns when they have a roster of actual wrestlers who deserve that spot? pic.twitter.com/ACeFgE1B1I 
— Joey (@AndJosephForAll) September 16, 2022 
Logan Paul exceeded all my expectations in his first two WWE matches.
I have no doubt that he will kill it against Roman Reigns. pic.twitter.com/USFZFRxYAZ 
— Pro Wrestling Finesse (@ProWFinesse) September 16, 2022 
Am I the only one that thinks Logan Paul Vs. Roman Reigns is a brilliant idea?
— Raj Giri (@TheRajGiri) September 16, 2022 
Dave Meltzer teased a huge story and gave a lot of people some nerves.
Roman Reigns vs Logan Paul is a pretty cool, quirky thing to do, but Dave had me refreshing this app thinking the company got sold or some shit lmfao
— Hollywood Hangman Adam Pearce (Parody) | WP (@BackupHangman) September 16, 2022 
Crown Jewel is a largely non-cannon show. A special attraction between Roman Reigns and Logan Paul is such a good idea. It allows WWE to get even more eyeballs onto Reigns and the product. A good call by Triple H for a one-off show.
— Louis Dangoor (@TheLouisDangoor) September 16, 2022 
Idc what anybody says, I’m excited for Roman Reigns vs Logan Paul
This has potential to be one of the best feuds all year in wrestling
— JobberNationTV: THE REALITY CHECK FOR THE IWC (@JobberNationTV) September 16, 2022 
This is typical for the big-time Saudi events, where the extra money means WWE pulls out all the stops for the show.
Roman Reigns has beat everyone in the WWE. He stands atop a pile of foes, the Head of the Table and the Acknowledged Tribal Chief. As rumors persist that Reigns is gearing up to (finally) take on The Rock at WrestleMania next year in Los Angeles, the question remains if anyone can take him down. But assuming he holds the title until April, he will need to defend the title in the meantime, even if he is not on TV regularly.
So who will be that challenger? It appears that celebrity wrestler and YouTube icon Logan Paul is up next.
Logan Paul called out Reigns on his ImPaulsive podcast.
This all began after Roman Reigns joined Impulsive to talk with Paul and whoever those two other dudes are.
new IMPAULSIVE podcast
Roman Reigns Embarrasses Logan Paul, Reveals John Cena Beef & Fighting The Rock 🪨
watch or get body slammed https://t.co/UlqvNwoA1G  pic.twitter.com/ZhUHZFeFJE 
— Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) September 13, 2022 
The interview was good. Roman Reigns did an intense but light-hearted call-out of Paul.
Will @LoganPaul  STEAL WWE #SmackDown  from @WWERomanReigns ? 👀😱 pic.twitter.com/TSINLYMdqh 
— Impaulsive (@impaulsive) September 14, 2022 
Paul and his cronies decided to run their mouths at the show’s end. Following the interview, Paul said he could take Reigns in the ring, citing his match at SummerSlam and that he took on Floyd Mayweather in only his second ever boxing match.
Of course, Reigns didn’t take this lightly, and the Tribal Chief responded.
I bless the world and bring the Island of Relevancy to your show. You and your boys acknowledge me and as soon as I’m gone you run your mouth?!.
Wiseman, handle him. @HeymanHustle  https://t.co/vbWgX74ZAW 
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) September 14, 2022 
Heyman responded and issued a vague threat, calling the situation “handled.”
. @WWERomanReigns 
I am in receipt of your command, and I shall indeed bestow upon @LoganPaul  the wisdom he so desperately lacks.
My #TribalChief , please consider this HANDLED! https://t.co/POq1vmwngZ 
— Paul Heyman (@HeymanHustle) September 15, 2022 
Logan Paul responded to Heyman’s vague threat.
Exactly how do you plan on handling me? https://t.co/cUuh1cWHvB 
— Logan Paul (@LoganPaul) September 15, 2022 
Triple H chimed in, inviting Paul to come on SmackDown this Friday on Fox.
…It just so happens I have a globally televised platform to allow our Superstars to “handle” their issues with one another … consider this an invite for #Smackdown  tomorrow night! https://t.co/99Rh9SJY4a 
— Triple H (@TripleH) September 15, 2022 
And (finally) now Logan Paul will be appearing on this week’s SmackDown.
What does @LoganPaul  have in store for the blue brand? Find out tomorrow night on #SmackDown ! https://t.co/O8iu6Ccwg0  pic.twitter.com/5d9MxYz3db 
— WWE (@WWE) September 15, 2022 
And WWE is full-on promoting it.
Interesting comments from @LoganPaul  on his podcast…
Do you want to see @LoganPaul  take on @WWERomanReigns ? #WWETheBump  pic.twitter.com/XlMboQsRC4 
— WWE (@WWE) September 14, 2022 
Can Logan Paul Take On Roman Reigns?
Sure. The question is, should he ?
I think this is what happens when you have a limited roster that you already cycled through. With Cody Rhodes out of the picture until Royal Rumble at the earliest, someone has to challenge Reigns that hasn’t already. Why not Logan Paul? He’s one of the country’s biggest celebrities and will bring many eyes to the match.
Plus, he can wrestle.
What do you think? Should Logan Paul wrestle Roman Reigns for the WWE title? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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