These two giants have been on a crash course ever since Roman Reigns eliminated The Undertaker from the Royal Rumble, with the Dead Man making it clear that he had no respect and no love for Reigns. The big Samoan was almost uncharacteristically disrespectful of arguably the greatest legend in WWE history, setting up a no-disqualification grudge match that could only be in the main event of WrestleMania.
The dissolution of the friendship of Owens and Jericho was the best thing RAW had going heading into Mania, and the match itself delivered on that feud. The two knew each other so well from their better part of a year together that it was a battle of constant counters, and one seeking to gain even the slightest edge over the other. Owens eventually wore Jericho down when he finally connected with a pop-up powerbomb to the ring apron, tilting the scales in his favor.
What we learned: Owens might be the reason this friendship imploded, but now he’s also the victor and the new holder of the United States Championship. With RAW’s top men’s title, the Universal Championship, in the hands of a part-time wrestler, Owens now has the chance to elevate the United States title in the way that John Cena previously did, by making it a signature piece of the show instead of something Jericho or Roman Reigns happened to be wearing while on-screen.
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