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5 things you didn't know about Roman Reigns' WWE career

His first pinfall loss was against a Bullet Club member!

Top 5 / Top 10 10 Mar 2018, 17:53 IST

Roman Reigns made his WWE in-ring debut in December 2012

Whether people love or loathe Roman Reigns, there’s no getting away from the fact that he is the most talked-about WWE Superstar of his generation.

“The Big Dog” burst onto the scene as part of the popular Shield faction in 2012 and, ever since the trio initially split in 2014, he has gone from strength to strength and firmly cemented himself as the current (and future) face of the company.

In this article, using data from cagematch.net, we take a look at five lesser-known things about the Superstar’s WWE career that you might not know.

#5 Statistically, 2017 was his worst PPV year

Roman Reigns lost twice to Braun Strowman

Remember when John Cena used to win almost every high-profile match he was involved in? Well, the “LOL Cena wins” phenomenon has transferred to Roman Reigns in recent years, with the Shield member often emerging victorious in the matches that matter most.

We’ve done our best impression of Dana Brooke and crunched some numbers from Reigns’ time on the main roster, and we learned that 2017 was actually the worst PPV year of his WWE career so far.

He competed in 10 PPV matches from January 2017 to December 2017, winning only four times (most notably against The Undertaker and John Cena) while losing on six occasions (most notably against Braun Strowman at Payback and Great Balls of Fire).

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