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Lesnar vs. Reigns announced for WWE WrestleMania 34


What had been expected for nearly a year became official tonight as Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns was announced for WrestleMania 34.

Reigns defeated Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Finn Balor, John Cena, Elias, and The Miz in tonight's Elimination Chamber main event and will challenge for Lesnar's Universal Championship in New Orleans. Though Reigns won the Elimination Chamber, the show ended with Strowman standing tall after a post-match attack on him.

Reigns and Strowman were the final two in the match, with Reigns putting him down with two spears. Strowman eliminated the other five wrestlers before it came down to him and Reigns.

Dave Meltzer first reported last March that WWE was planning on doing Lesnar vs. Reigns for the Universal title as the main event for WrestleMania 34.

There will be a face-to-face segment with Lesnar and Reigns on Raw this week. They previously faced each other in the main event of WrestleMania 31, which ended with Seth Rollins cashing in his Money in the Bank briefcase and winning the WWE Championship. If Lesnar vs. Reigns goes on last this year, it will be the fourth straight WrestleMania that Reigns has headlined.

WrestleMania 34 will take place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on April 8th. Shinsuke Nakamura challenging for the WWE Championship, Asuka challenging for either the Raw or SmackDown Women's Championship, and the finals of the Cruiserweight title tournament are also set for the show.