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All that dog food nonsense led to a Falls Count Anywhere match

Falls Count Anywhere Match

Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin

Roman Reigns lost a Tables, Ladders, and Chairs match against King Corbin last month thanks to a whole bunch of evil henchmen like Dolph Ziggler, Scott Dawson, Dash Wilder, and security jobbers.

Much to the dismay of many pro wrestling fans, Roman’s loss meant that this groan-inducing feud must continue. On the Dec. 27 episode of SmackDown, Reigns interfered in a triple threat match to ensure that Corbin would not become the number one contender for Bray Wyatt’s Universal championship.

One week later, Reigns and Corbin battled once again in a tag team match, and Corbin once again tried to handcuff Reigns and defile him with dog food. But this time the king’s plan was thwarted by the returning Usos, who laid waste to Corbin and Ziggler before they could commit any dog food degradation.

On the Jan. 10 episode of SmackDown, Roman then challenged Corbin to a singles match at Royal Rumble 2020, and the match was set. The surprising returns were not over just yet, however, as Robert Roode came back from his suspension to help the heels take out the Usos and Roman. Roode put an exclamation point on this beatdown by tossing a table onto the Big Dog.

This led to a tables match one week later between Reigns and Roode, where the winning side would get to choose the stipulations for the match between Reigns and Corbin at Royal Rumble 2020. Ziggler and Corbin tried their best to screw Roman over, but the Usos had his back, and the Big Dog ultimately prevailed.

Roman then announced the stipulation for the Royal Rumble - a Falls Count Anywhere match?

Reigns said that the Royal Rumble was taking place inside a giant baseball stadium and so he wanted to have the freedom to kick Corbin’s ass all over the building. Fair enough, but the Big Dog’s logic is flawed because all of Corbin’s henchmen can easily interfere yet again with this stipulation, just like they did last month at TLC. The Usos have Roman’s back this time, but Corbin’s sheer number of allies might still be too much for the babyfaces to handle.

There’s really no need for this match to exist. The Royal Rumble pay-per-view already has two 60-minute matches, and Reigns could have just eliminated Corbin during the men’s Royal Rumble match. But this feud will never end, and so that means we’re getting a lengthy gimmick match earlier in the night between Reigns and Corbin. This seems like the obvious time for Roman to finally put Baron away before moving on to bigger things as WrestleMania approaches, but that’s pretty much how things appeared heading into TLC as well. You can never count Corbin out, because Vince McMahon really wants you to think he is a top guy, no matter how clear it is that he’s miscast in that role.

Find out who wins by tuning into Royal Rumble 2020 and keeping it right here at Cageside Seats!


Who will win?

This poll is closed

  • 88%
    Roman Reigns
    (113 votes)
  • 11%
    King Corbin
    (14 votes)
127 votes total Vote Now

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