Roman Reigns spoke with Brian Fritz of Sporting Information to advertise WWE SummerSlam. Listed here are the highlights.
Significance of getting the WWE Common Championship on Uncooked each week:
“It’s killing us,” Reigns stated. “It’s killing us. It makes for higher storytelling. It might be a greater product. It might be a greater present. When you’ve gotten the diamond that everyone’s chasing, it offers everyone a GPS of the place they’re and the place they’re making an attempt to be. Not solely that, it’s a driving power for dwell occasions. It’s a driving power for our Friday, Saturday and Sunday (non-televised occasions) after we don’t have a community particular or a pay-per-view. It’s necessary to have that factor hanging up within the locker room in a tiny city in South Dakota on a Friday when individuals are not motivated. A younger expertise is available in and says the champ’s in right here and the title is hanging up. I would like that. It motivates folks in some many various regards and that’s what we’d like. I’m to the purpose the place I’ve received a bunch of various championships and the one motive I would like that championship is as a result of I haven’t received it and I would like it on this roster. I would like it at our exhibits. I would like it in each city as a result of it’s going to make everyone higher.”
If he would like to see Brock Lesnar struggle in UFC or keep in WWE after SummerSlam:
“To be sincere, at this level I’d like to see him simply go struggle in UFC as a result of that’s the place it appears his ardour and the place his focus is correct now,” Reigns stated. “We now have a protocol right here. We now have a sure schedule and there’s a sure rhythm that makes this entire enterprise work and, proper now, I believe he’s throwing us out of whack a bit bit.
“Is it nice publicity to crossover? Completely. We love having a giant star like Brock Lesnar however, on the finish of the day, sports activities leisure has to look out for itself. We now have to proceed to do our enterprise and proceed to placed on our present. I simply really feel like it will be loads higher served with that Common Championship in somebody’s palms like myself.”
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