Despite the new contract signed by Brock Lesnar, the sports books are still listing Roman Reigns as the favorite to win the main event of Wrestlemania. Their belief is that WWE has already pulled the trigger on his superstar push, so they are just going to go through with it. The front office can always put the heavyweight championship belt back around the waist of Lesnar at a later date. Reigns is a -210 odd, while Lesnar is +160.
March 29, 2015
While it initially bothered him pretty badly, rumors have it that Roman Reigns has been handling the boos from live audiences pretty well now. It actually shows in his face if you pay close enough attention. The belief is that WWE has reassured him that they are going to be sticking with him as a main event performer. The front office really wants him to do well because they devoted a lot of resources in pushing him over the last two years.
March 22, 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
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
When Sheamus finally makes his return to WWE, expect some big things for him. Reports have surfaced that management intends on giving him a big push, one that will see him become one of the top heels on the roster again. Management needs strong opponents to put over Roman Reigns, who is still expected to win the heavyweight championship at Wrestlemania. The Celtic Warrior would need to be built up first to fill tat role eventually.
February 27, 2015
It's something that a lot of fans have long been begging for, but WWE is finally going to slowly start replacing John Cena as the top star in the company. He would step into the Bruno Sammartino role, while Roman Reigns will step into the Bob Backlund role. For those that do not know about that particular part of wrestling history, Backlund was pushed by the company as the hot new thing even though Sammartino was still the biggest draw.
February 13, 2015
Those that watched the latest episode of Monday Night Raw saw that Rikishi was going to be next performer to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during Wrestlemania weekend. Rumors have surfaced that a big reason why he is being honored is because management wanted to emphasized the legendary Samoan roots in the business. It would be a method for them to promote the fact that Roman Reigns was being pushed as a top guy.
February 10, 2015
During a recent podcast interview, Steve Austin discussed the topic of Roman Reigns being pushed into the main event scene by WWE. He was a bit concerned that the former Shield member was not putting in the extra work that guys such as Triple H and Diamond Dallas Page did to get to the top. Austin also feels that Reigns is not the complete package on offense, citing that his moves were good but he did not have any ring psychology.
January 31, 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
Some concerns have been risen in regards to the push that Rusev has been receiving in WWE. Right now, management is obviously stalling with him. The Russian sympathizer has not been thrown into a feud and has been working random matches against Dean Ambrose, R Truth, Roman Reigns, Justin Gabriel and Ryback. The belief is that the creative department did have a good story for him and will wait for the Royal Rumble.
January 21, 2015