WWE was planning a Universal Title match for Daniel Bryan at TLC, but those plans changed. A new challenger for the Universal Title needed to be determined.
During SmackDown this week, Kevin Owens had a run-in with Roman Reigns. This will spark a program that will see KO in a Universal Title match at TLC.
InsideSport.co can confirm that Kevin Owens was decided on as Roman Reigns’ next challenger. They are holding off on Daniel Bryan vs Reigns for a later date, likely the Royal Rumble.
Kevin Owens will have a big challenge ahead of him as he faces the Tribal Chief, but he’s looking to make a big statement in the process.