According to Sean Waltman, who made an appearance on the Jim Ross podcast interview show this week, Triple H had to fight tooth and nails with Vince McMahon so that his character could take a beating from Roman Reigns on the Monday Night Raw after the former Shield member captured the WWE Heavyweight Championship. McMahon apparently didn't want that to happen, but HHH knew that it would turn the audience around.
February 12, 2016
An interesting name has surfaced as the potential mystery partner for Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. There is a small possibility that Chris Jericho could be given that role since his appearance would be quite a treat for the audience. Jericho has stayed in shape by working live events for WWE. He has long stated that he would do television or pay per view if it was something special.
September 16, 2015
Even before Roman Reigns added fuel to the fire, there were rumors that WWE officials had internally discussed the possibility of The Rock making an appearance at Summerslam. It would provide the fans with at least another thing to pop for. He does do a lot of business in New York, so the possibility cannot be ruled out.
August 18, 2015
If you were one of the many professional wrestling fans that were hoping to see Sting on the same team as Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns, two of the more popular stars in WWE, then you are more than likely out of luck. Management now only wants him to make an appearance during Summerslam weekend. He might not even show up at the pay per view.
August 7, 2015
To promote Wrestlemania, Roman Reigns was sent by WWE to the Conan O'Brien show for an appearance. While there, he showed a sense of humor by telling a story about how a female fans once grabbed his butt as he was making his entrance into the arena through the audience. Security asked Reigns if he wanted her to be kicked out, but the former Shield member instructed them to let it slide. She was allowed to stay at the show.
March 25, 2015
On Monday Night Raw, Jon Stewart made a guest appearance and alluded to the fact that Seth Rollins would not have won the Money in the Bank last year without the assistance of Kane. The belief is that WWE instructed him to say those words because of something that they have planned for the future. It appears that Dean Ambrose, who came close to winning the briefcase last year, is scheduled to win this year and use it to challenge Roman Reigns.
March 4, 2015
During the latest episode of Monday Night Raw, the injured Roman Reigns made a surprising appearance to accept a Slammy award. Fans noted that the usually robotic speaker was a lot more comfortable with his speech. Jim Ross, who has a pretty good track record of spotting and signing talent for WWE, noticed as well. The legendary commentator posted on social media that he felt that Reigns showed some subtle mannerisms that are similar to his cousin The Rock.
December 10, 2014