Update who was originally going to win the WWE Title match at Day 1
As previously noted, Bryan Alvarez of F4WOnline.com commented on how Big E losing the WWE Title at the Day 1 premium live event “was a direct result” of Roman Reigns testing positive for Covid-19 and Brock Lesnar being added to the match. The @WWEonFOX Twitter account also published a graphic which listed Big E as the winner of the title match but then deleted it.
There is a new report about who was originally scheduled to win the match. Dave Meltzer wrote in a column on SI.com that Rollins had been scripted to win the title…
“The original plan to build for WrestleMania, whatever it was, changed greatly when Lesnar pinned Big E to win the WWE title to end Saturday’s show. The original scripted plan for the show was for Big E to lose the championship, but to Seth Rollins, who had tested positive for COVID-19 last week, and the champion instead lost his title to Lesnar as the result of another positive test.”
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