Fans attending WWE live events this upcoming weekend might be in for a bit of disappointment if they were looking forward to see John Cena and Randy Orton. The two of them have been pulled from the road. Management is going to try to supplement the show by having Seth Rollins defending the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns on one tour. The other will be headlined by Rusev, Dean Ambrose and Ryback.
April 30, 2015
In a bout that ended up being much more entertaining than expected, Roman Reigns defeated Big Show in a Last Man Standing match at Extreme Rules. They each hit very creative spots, which was a perfect fit for the type of gimmick that they were working. WWE fans actually started getting behind Reigns because they were so excited by what they were seeing. End came when Reigns hit a spear on Show from one announce table to the other.
April 26, 2015
Due mainly to the negative response from fans, WWE has been forced to keep Roman Reigns away from the top spot. That is the reason why he is stuck in a feud with the Big Show at the moment. At one point in time, management had plans for Reigns to work a stall program with Kane. That feud is most likely to happen if they change their minds about having Reigns work a triple threat title match with Seth Rollins and Randy Orton at Payback.
April 21, 2015
Reports have surfaced that many of the stars in WWE are rather upset with fans at the moment. They are upset that the vocal ones have successfully manage to rob Roman Reigns of his big opportunity at Wrestlemania. Many of them know just how difficult it can be to receive a push of those proportions, so they really feel for Reigns. In case you have not noticed, wrestlers have been rather defensive of him in interviews. This is why.
April 9, 2015
During the seventh match at Wrestemania, Seth Rollins shocked the world by cashing in the Money in the Bank briefcase after Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar pounded one another rather brutally for several minutes. Fans showed their disdain for Reigns during the match, so they cheered heavily when Rollins appeared on the verge of winning. In the end, WWE opted to call an audible and let Rollins walk out as the new heavyweight champion.
March 29, 2015
Some possible good news for fans who are against the idea of Roman Reigns becoming the top star in WWE. There is now a really good chance that he does not get that opportunity because rumors have surfaced that Triple H has finally convinced Vince McMahon to let Brock Lesnar retain the heavyweight championship. The widespread feeling is that giving the belt to Reigns will actually hurt him in the long run because the fans are so against it right now.
March 26, 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
When the latest episode of Monday Night Raw ended, a lot of fans took to social media to complain about the final segment between Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns. Many felt that it was a bit lackluster, especially since it was supposed to increase anticipation for Wrestlemania. It has now been reported that the live audience did not take well to the ending, either. Many of them expressed displeasure with WWE on the way out of the arena.
March 24, 2015
An interesting comparison was made recently in regards to how WWE is using Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns. Someone stated that it was like in 1994 when fans wanted Bret Hart to be pushed, but management went with Kevin Nash instead. Hart himself responded to the comparison by saying that he really wanted Nash to do well because they were friends, but he felt that the front office should have given Nash another year to be built up.
March 16, 2015
While a lot of fans are still skeptical about his readiness for the main event spot, WWE is a bit more confident in Roman Reigns. Management feels that way because they have been utilizing him in the main event spot at live events for the last several months. Reigns has performed well enough in the ring during that stretch, and the audience received him warmly enough. Some cities even marked out for the former Shield member.
March 14, 2015