In a bit of an interesting swerve by WWE, we found out on Thursday (via Twitter) that Roman Reigns will be defending the WWE Universal Championship against Rey Mysterio inside Hell in a Cell on Friday Night SmackDown rather than at the Hell in a Cell pay-per-view event on Sunday.
Both WWE Superstars responded to the announcement (see below). No official reason was given as to why the match was bumped up.
— WWE (@WWE) June 18, 2021
Sunday. Friday. Any day.
Makes no difference to me.
It'll be my pleasure to disgrace what's left of your family name tomorrow night inside Hell in a Cell!
My Special Counsel @HeymanHustle will handle the paperwork.
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) June 18, 2021