WWE star Roman Reigns sent fans wild by debuting his new look at Clash of Champions.
The Big Dog – now the Tribal Chief – had been promising to reinvent his ring attire to better reflect his new attitude since returning to wrestling.
Reigns made his long-awaited comeback at SummerSlam following nearly six months off in August as a heel for the first time as a solo performer.
The 35-year-old – who captured the Universal Title within a week of his return – has been synonymous with wearing a vest while wrestling since his Shield debut back in 2012.
Yet Reigns stunned fans by going bare-chested for the first time since he was in NXT against his cousin Jey Uso on Sunday night.
The former American football player’s new look allowed him to show the results of his stunning body transformation over the summer.
One fan tweeted: “Dude, he has ascended. This is prime form Roman reigns. He is literally the top dog. I’m a fan of this.”
Another said: “He looks like a damn monster.”
A third added: “I’m a straight man but I’m questioning myself tonight.”
Armed with his new look, Reigns utterly destroyed Jey Uso at Clash of Champions to successfully defend his title.
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During the beatdown, the four-time WrestleMania main-eventer repeatedly told his real-life cousin to acknowledge him as the ‘Chief’.
Yet just a day earlier, Reigns had been struggling to remain in character for a backstage segment with Jey on SmackDown.
The pair were involved in a muted segment on Friday, with fans at home only hearing the voice of the commentators.
But a clip from Jey’s WWE Chronicle documentary on the WWE Network has since went viral for airing what was actually said.
The short video showed the six-time tag-team champ ramble about wrestling and food while Reigns sits stony-faced before breaking into laugher as a producer yells ‘clear’.