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Roman Reigns off WWE Hell in a Cell, update on summer schedule

Reigns is off Hell in a Cell but will be working other PPVs this summer.
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On the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer gave an update on Roman Reigns' summer schedule.

Meltzer reports that Reigns is off next month's Hell in a Cell pay-per-view but will be wrestling at other PPVs this summer. Reigns is still advertised for Money in the Bank, SummerSlam, and Clash at the Castle.

Though Reigns has been removed from the advertising for several weeks of TV this summer, Meltzer notes that Reigns will be working some of those dates.

“Basically, Roman Reigns is not gonna be on every pay-per-view. He’s off the Chicago show [Hell in a Cell], [which is] the next pay-per-view on June 5. He will be doing pay-per-views this summer. Even though he was removed from all the advertising after June 24 I believe it is -- yeah, June 24 in Austin. He’s been removed from all advertising from house shows, TVs, everything except for the two stadium shows [Money in the Bank and SummerSlam], but he will do TVs to build up those shows. So it’s not like he’s not gonna be on TV, but he’s not gonna be doing a lot of dates. And from what I understand, the shows he will be on, eventually -- probably sooner than later -- they’ll start advertising him. So the dates will be known, it’s not like it's gonna be like they’re gonna put him on TV without advertising him. But that’s the basic situation."

WWE.com has removed Reigns from their graphic for Hell in a Cell. The graphic now features Cody Rhodes, Raw Women's Champion Bianca Belair, SmackDown Women's Champion Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch, Bobby Lashley, Edge, Seth Rollins, and Drew McIntyre.

Hell in a Cell is taking place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois on Sunday, June 5.

Reigns is the current Undisputed WWE Universal Champion. He defeated Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 38 last month to unify the WWE Championship and Universal Championship.

At WrestleMania Backlash this past Sunday, Reigns & The Usos defeated Drew McIntyre & RK-Bro in a six-man tag match. The finish of the match was Reigns pinning Riddle.

The night before WrestleMania Backlash, Reigns said at a house show in Trenton, New Jersey that he's starting to enter into "a new phase" in his career and doesn't know if he'll be back in Trenton again. He thanked the crowd for their years of support.

Meltzer reported that Reigns will be working fewer house shows going forward as part of a new deal that he's signed with WWE.