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
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
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
While his knee surgery was a success, WWE is still expecting Seth Rollins to miss out on Wrestlemania. That means that they need to find a new opponent for Triple H to work with. The two of them were originally scheduled for a match, with Rollins doing a baby face turn at some point in time. Plans were in place for him to break away from the Authority after dropping the belt to Roman Reigns. The injury changed everything.
November 12, 2015
During an interview with Fox Sports, Roman Reigns confirmed that he was indeed chosen to win the world heavyweight championship at Wrestlemania. He confirmed that management informed him of their decision the night before. That means that the change of plans happened on the following day. WWE has a history of changing things up late in the game.
August 13, 2015
There are those in WWE that are already second guessing the decision to have Big Show winning the Andre the Giant memorial battle royal at Wrestlemania. He has not exactly done much with the trophy since then. His feud with Roman Reigns would have worked out just fine without the thing being involved. Rumors have it that a main source of discontent about the situation is that it would have better served someone like Damien Sandow.
April 28, 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
By now, most of you know that the Anoa'i family was upset with WWE because they refused to let Roman Reigns have his big moment at Wrestlemania. It is now being reported that the clan was upset before then as well. For whatever reasons, management decided to not invite Samu to the event. He is the former tag team partner and cousin of Rikishi. The front office tried to make amends, but it was too late for that.
April 9, 2015
Just to give you an idea of how frustrated the Anoa'i family was at Wrestlemania, there were some that wanted Roman Reigns to quit WWE because the front office changed up plans at the last minute. He was initially scheduled to have his big moment and win the world heavyweight championship. However, management felt that this would not be the right time to do that. That reportedly upset the family, as they were there to see him become a star.
April 7, 2015