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
As many people had predicted, Triple H was the final entrant in the Royal Rumble tonight. After eliminating Roman Reigns, the reigning WWE Heavyweight Champion, HHH battled it out with Dean Ambrose, whom the live Orlando audience was totally behind. After some entertaining spots, HHH managed to flip Ambrose over the ropes, thus becoming the brand new champion and earning a spot in the main event of Wrestlemania.
January 24, 2016
After weeks of being rumored, AJ Styles has finally made his debut for WWE by being the third person to enter the Royal Rumble. Roman Reigns had eliminated Rusev, who was the second entrant. Not surprisingly, the audience turned on Reigns and immediately sided with Styles. AJ was made to look like a top level performer, with Michael Cole even telling fans that he has been dominant in other parts of the world.
January 24, 2016
Earlier in the week, John Cena revealed that he underwent shoulder surgery and should be out of action for quite some time. The former WWE Heavyweight Champion was originally booked for the upcoming tour of India. Since management did not want to disappoint fans that already purchased tickets, they decided to add Roman Reigns to the tour. The country is a highly desirable marketing for World Wrestling Entertainment.
January 10, 2016
There's a good amount of people on this planet that would love for WWE do another brand split, and one of them happens to be Roman Reigns, the reigning world heavyweight champion of the promotion. The second generation star told the Associated Press that there is a history of a brand split doing really well for World Wrestling Entertainment. Reigns believes that it could enable them to create some pretty cool story lines.
January 8, 2016
For those that missed Monday Night Raw, Vince McMahon made a shocking announcement at the end of the episode when he informed Roman Reigns that he would be defending the WWE Heavyweight Championship during the actual Royal Rumble match. The belief is that this will be a good way to take the title off of Reigns and allow him to have his big moment at Wrestlemania when he regains the title.
January 5, 2016
In what initially seemed like a vent about script writers in WWE, Superstar Billy Graham let it slip that he was upset with the company because they rejected his offer to help Roman Reigns with his promos. Graham also stated that World Wrestling Entetainment is going to need more star power if they want to do really big numbers at Wrestlemania. He stated that Dwayne Johnson alone is not enough.
January 4, 2016
World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that Vince McMahon will be making another return to Monday Night Raw this week. The belief is that he will be coming back to help Roman Reigns generate more support from the audience. McMahon wanted to avoid being utilized as an on screen character but felt compelled to do so because he really feels that Reigns needs the help to get over with WWE fans.
December 26, 2015
At Wrestlemania, the Anoa'i Family was in attendance because they thought that Roman Reigns was going to win the WWE Heavyweight Championship. That didn't happen. They were in attendance at Monday Night Raw this week in Philadelphia, which suggests that management did not do a title switch at the last minute. They had enough time to inform the family of their plans.
December 17, 2015