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  • WWE SmackDown is set to tour Europe later this month
  • A total of four live events are scheduled to take place
  • Reigns recently defeated Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 38

There is reportedly an important update on Roman Reigns’ upcoming challenger in the WWE.

Although there is no official confirmation from the WWE Company regarding Reigns’ next challenger for his unified Universal Championship, his next opponent has been revealed. The Tribal Chief is set to take on Scottish Warrior Drew McIntyre later this month, according to an official release from WWE.

WWE is set to return to Europe as its SmackDown brand is scheduled to tour the United Kingdom, France, and Germany and will have four Live Events.

The following matches have been announced for the company's upcoming shows in London and Paris on April 29 and 30:

Unified Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. Drew McIntyre
SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair vs. Ronda Rousey
RAW Tag Team Champions RK-Bro vs. SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos

Although this is a SmackDown tour, RAW World Tag Team Champions RK-Bro and Bobby Lashley are being advertised, the official release further stated. The tour will kick off in Newcastle on April 28 and will conclude in Leipzig, Germany, on May 1.

Roman Reigns
Roman Reigns and The Usos flaunt their dominance over the WWE. WWE

Since the U.K. is a very popular destination for the WWE Company, they are looking forward to bringing a Stadium Premium Live Event to Wales this September.

TalkSport journalist Alex McCarthy revealed on social media that the company has informed him that almost 60,000 people pre-registered for tickets to the event within the first 24 hours. "WWE tell me more than 59,000 people pre-registered for tickets for WWE's UK PPV in Cardiff in the first 24 hours. This marks a new company record for any event - even WrestleMania! The UK is gonna go off," McCarthy tweeted.

Meanwhile, Reigns and Brock Lesnar will also feature in WWE’s Money in the Bank event, which is scheduled to take place in July. Reigns recently defeated Lesnar at WrestleMania 38 to retain his Universal Championship and dethrone Lesnar as the WWE Champion.

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