Roman Reigns is heading into WrestleMania 37 with maybe the most popular match and definitely the most popular character.
You haven’t all the time been in a position to say that concerning the 35 yr previous. When he was shoved down the followers’ throats as the following WWE hero and high babyface, Vince McMahon remained cussed and refused to acknowledge the boos.
Reigns took a while off from the corporate final yr to play it secure and take care of his younger household through the pandemic. After all, having battled leukemia twice, his immune system was extra weak to the virus.
That additionally meant he sat out WrestleMania 36 consequently. A present that he was scheduled to face and beat Common champion, Goldberg.
He returned at SummerSlam later that yr, however a totally completely different man. Reigns was now the Tribal Chief and he shortly aligned with Paul Heyman.
That character and that partnership has made probably the most attention-grabbing angles and superstars of the previous couple a long time, maybe.
Experiences had advised that Reigns lobbied laborious to come back again a heel and had campaigned for the change for some time. Followers had begged for Reigns to be turned, however McMahon had by no means listened.
So did Roman lastly get his method? It appears as if McMahon lastly noticed the sunshine.
“To be sincere, I imply if I’ve to offer credit score to anyone, I’d say Vince,” he revealed on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Present.
“But it surely wouldn’t have occurred if we weren’t on board and if Paul was like ‘no method’ or I used to be like ‘no method, it wouldn’t have occurred. However finally a choice like that goes again to the massive man.”
Reigns is now heading into his fifth WrestleMania foremost occasion when he takes on Edge and Daniel Bryan seeking to retain his Common title on evening two.
In the identical interview, Reigns additionally opened up on the potential for going through his real-life cousin, The Rock, at a future WrestleMania.