– Roman Reigns Says John Cena Did A Good Job Of Lighting A Fire Under His A$$
During a recent international media conference call, “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns talked about his feud with 16 time WWE World Heavyweight Champion, John Cena. Below are the highlights:
On what it means for him to face & defeat John Cena:
“It was a huge honor. You don’t really get to face people like John Cena often. He’s definitely a rare breed, we had a lot of heavy things to say to each other building into the match, but I think at the end of the day we both came out of it with a lot of respect for each other, not only for what we do in the ring, but what we do for the company and all the various responsibilities that come with this role.
I’m proud to say that I was able to beat an athlete and a competitor, a superstar and a role model like John Cena, especially in hindsight, someone who has been on top of the mountain for 15 years. He said it, it’s not just like he was wrestling at a certain level, he was at the elite level.
I don’t think anybody else is going to have a career like John Cena, to be able to hold the fort down for 15 years, it seems superhuman. I’m just really glad I was able to display my skill and my talent in the ring and we had a really great match and I’m very proud of it.”
On Cena forcing him to step up:
“I think I learned that I’m up for any challenge. That was one of the biggest challenges for me and that’s what great competitors do. If I had to lower myself to compete with John Cena, then there’s no point in competing with John Cena. But what he did, like any great competitor, any great superstar, he forced me to step up. As he said, ‘you either step up or you step aside’.
I’m very proud to show that I’m able to do these different things. For a long time my strength has always been in the ring and I haven’t had these barn burner promos that everybody talks about the next day. But, I know inside that I’m able to step up. I know what I have ability wise and talent wise and I think that’s all that John was trying to do, he wanted to bring out the best in me and I think he did that and I’m very grateful for that.
I think that’s my job, that’s the most important thing about being the top guy, that you lift everybody up, that you bring everybody up to that standard. It can’t be the other way around because if that’s the case, then the whole structure is off. I think he did a great job of lighting a fire under my ass and I think I did a great job of stepping up to the occasion and we made great TV for it.”
– WWE Writer Fired For Taking A Photo With Bullet Club?
WWE Writer Jimmy Jacobs is no longer working for the WWE. As we all know, the Bullet Club invaded Raw a few weeks back. On that evening, Jacobs went outside and clicked a photo with the Bullet Club and posted on Instagram.
According to Pro Wrestling Sheet, there was a lot of heat on Jacobs for doing that and word going on is that he got fired for this. You can check out what he posted on Instagram below:
“Pleasant surprise to see old friends in lovely California. #BCInvasion #RAW #youngbucks #bulletclub #villian #hangmanpage #WWE”