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
The Anoa'i family brought an army with them to Wrestlemania. They had a lot of reasons for being there. For starters, Rikishi was being inducted into the hall of fame. The main reason, though, was because they wanted to be there when Roman Reigns received his crowing moment in the business. When that didn't happen, Sika and several family members became unruly and wanted to start a war with Vince McMahon for changing the plans.
April 2, 2015
Since there is speculation within the internet wrestling community that Brock Lesnar purposely bladed himself at Wrestlemania during his main event title match against Roman Reigns, WWE felt that they needed to address the issue publicly. Management stated that it against their policy for the performers to purposely cause themselves to bleed during any of their shows. They stated that they are a family friendly product.
April 1, 2015
In a very logical move, WWE has decided to do a Wrestlemania rematch between Randy Orton and Seth Rollins at Extreme Rules. This time, however, the world heavyweight championship will be on the line. Management set this up at the previous pay per view by having Orton defeating Rollins before the latter went to cash in the Money in the Bank briefcase on Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar in the main event.
April 1, 2015
As many of us witnessed, Brock Lesnar lost a bit of blood during his Wrestlemania main event match against Roman Reigns. There are speculations from the internet wrestling community that Vince McMahon allowed him to blade himself, a policy that the company has banned. Rumors stem from a video where it appears that the referee handed something to Reigns as he was laying on the floor outside the ring.
March 31, 2015
To promote the brand that he is currently in charge of, Triple H noted that all but one match at Wrestlemania featured someone that trained at NXT. Antonio Cesaro, Luke Harper, Seth Rollins, Paige, Rusev, Bray Wyatt, Roman Reigns and several WWE stars in the Andre the Giant battle royal all went through the developmental program. The only match that did not feature someone from there was the one between HHH and Sting.
March 31, 2015