Members of the internet wrestling community already don't like Roman Reigns, and now, some backstage in WWE might not like him either. During a recent interview, he mocked performers who named their moves. Sheamus was specifically mentioned as someone that has lots of unique names in his move set. Reigns stated that he refused to be a nerd and sticks with the tradition move names.
September 22, 2015
Earlier in the month, the internet wrestling community was surprised when Kane was revealed as a potential candidate to be the mystery partner for Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns at Night of Champions. Some more fuel was added to the fire today, as it has now been confirmed that the former world heavyweight champion is indeed backstage at the pay per view. His return is expected to take place soon.
September 20, 2015
While the majority of fans are hoping that Undertaker gets the win at Wrestlemania, there are those backstage in WWE that feel that it would be best for business if Bray Wyatt were to pick up the much needed victory, one that would give him enough momentum to head back into a main event scene that is set to feature a baby face champion in Roman Reigns. A loss for the Phenom would build anticipation for another return next year.
March 11, 2015
A match between Randy Orton and Seth Rollins is still heavily expected to take place at Wrestlemania. That much is known. What is not known, however, is who management will have coming out on top after the bell rings. Many backstage in WWE are pushing for Rollins to be put over, so that he can be moved into a title program with Roman Reigns. However, there are some that are pushing for Orton to get the win because he is making a comeback.
March 1, 2015
While the consensus among the internet wrestling community is that either Roman Reigns or Daniel Bryan will end up winning the Royal Rumble match tonight, a dark horse candidate has emerged. Reports have surfaced that WWE is seriously considering giving the honor to Bray Wyatt tonight. He has several people backstage who are pushing for him to be elevated into the top spot because his character has potential to thrive.
January 25, 2015
While the company started having doubts about their ability to reach a million subscribers for the WWE Network a while back, there is said to be a good amount of optimism backstage nowadays that it might happen at Wrestlemania, especially with the free month of access being given in February. That, combined with Sting making his wrestling debut and the possible ascension of Roman Reigns, is what is raising the beliefs backstage.
January 25, 2015
Just to give you an idea of how badly Vince McMahon wants Roman Reigns to become the centerpiece of WWE, the CEO is reportedly writing the promos personally for the former Shield member now. That has drawn some silent criticism from people backstage because many feel that McMahon is out of touch with the modern lingo. Some even feel that he is hurting Reigns by writing some really bad material for him to say.
January 10, 2015
While the plans for his major push are still in place, there is reportedly a growing number of people backstage in WWE that are doubting Roman Reigns and his ability to carry the company. They desperately need someone else besides John Cena to carry the burden, but Reigns is not showing as much improvement as management had hoped for. There's a certain standard that the company wants for their main event guys, and he's not there yet.
December 19, 2014