Universal Champion Roman Reigns will go head-to-head with Brock Lesnar in a highly anticipated rematch for the Universal Title at the WWE Day PPV on New Year’s Day, Saturday Jan. 1 at 8 ET.
Brock returned to Smackdown last night and immediately reenter the Universal Title picture. After forcing Sayn Zayn to use his title opportunity that very night, Lesnar worked it out where he would face the winner for the gold at WWE Day 1.
Then, prior to Zayn facing Reigns, Brock attacked him, hitting him with two F5s. Moments later, Reigns emerged to easily defeat Sami and the rematch between Reigns and Lesnar was set.
The first-ever WWE Day 1 pay-per-view will take place from the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Below is the current announced match card:
WWE Championship – Triple Threat Match
Big E (Champion) vs. Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens
WWE Universal Championship
Roman Reigns (Champion) vs. Brock Lesnar
WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
The Usos (Champions) vs. The New Day