The Undertaker: Roman Reigns Had A Phenomenal Run, There Was Really Good Storytelling

The Undertaker praises Roman Reigns.

Roman Reigns' historic WWE Universal Title run of 1,316 days ended at WrestleMania XL Sunday when he lost to Cody Rhodes in the main event. Reigns run lasted nearly four years, and he won the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 38 to become Undisputed WWE Universal Champion.

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The Undertaker had a role in ensuring his reign ended, appearing at WrestleMania XL to take out The Rock.

Speaking on his Six Feet Under podcast, Undertaker was asked about the backstage environment at WrestleMania XL after the main event.

"There was a lot of really emotional moments backstage, as you can imagine. Roman coming back after, what an amazing run as champion. If you look at it and put it in today’s market, what a phenomenal run. It’s not going to go down in the record books as the longest world title run, but when you look at it in actuality, with as much coverage, as much media, as much exposure as you have now. Backlund’s run and Hogan’s early run, they didn’t have social media. They didn’t have as much live TV. (They wrestled jobbers) or didn’t wrestle at all on TV. The biggest part about that is to be able to maintain and keep the people’s interest in that storyline, for that long. There were so many layers to it. Kudos to him and everybody that worked on all that. It’s really difficult to do and difficult to do well. There was some really good storytelling involved in that," said Undertaker.

The Undertaker has a long history with Roman Reigns, from Roman defeating him at WrestleMania 33 to the two men teaming at Extreme Rules 2019.

Elsewhere during the podcast, Undertaker commented on being back in the ring at WrestleMania XL and how it brought him closure. You can find his full comments by clicking here.

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