Top WWE star could miss huge UK stadium event as he is pulled from several shows

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One of WWE's biggest stars is set for a mysterious three-month absence later this year – and it could see him missing out on the company's huge UK stadium show.

Current WWE Undisputed Universal Champion Roman Reigns was scheduled to appear regularly on WWE television for the foreseeable future.

But it appears that the 36-year-old Florida native, who appeared in the 2019 film Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, has seemingly been pulled from all shows from June until September 5.

This could mean that he will miss out on WWE's stadium show at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, set for September 3.

Given the star power Roman Reigns has for the company, the cancellation of his appearances has caused shock among the wrestling world.

Controversial wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer said: “He was removed from all shows, his last show is June 19 until after Labor Day, so I don't know what the situation is other than he's scheduled for the 2 PPV shows (before that).”

WWE has made a big deal out of its upcoming UK stadium show – its first of that kind since Summerslam in 1995.

The September extravaganza in in Cardiff has already smashed company records, including WrestleMania – without a single ticket being sold.

Vince McMahon’s sports entertainment empire confirmed earlier this week that they’ll be heading to the Welsh capital in September for a landmark event.

The show, which has yet to be named, is set to be the first major stadium event to be held in the UK in some 30 years when the grappling giant sold out London’s Wembley Stadium for SummerSlam in 1992.

The extravaganza takes place on Saturday, September 3 at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, with interest already at phenomenal levels.

Even with precious few details nailed down about the blockbuster itself, fans have registered interest in huge numbers – shattering records in the process.

WWE had confirmed that more than 59,000 people pre-registered for tickets for the event in the first 24 hours.

The reaction to the announcement that WWE will be hosting a stadium show on these shores after a break of three decades suggest a sell-out crowd at the Principality Stadium is almost certain – but the absence of Roman Reigns could hamper that.

The Daily Star has asked WWE for comment.

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