Source: EdmontonJournal.comOne-half of the WWE Tag Team Champions Roman Reigns recently spoke to EdmontonJournal.com to promote this week's SmackDown tapings. Here are a few highlights:
Playing the role of a heel: "If people want to boo me, that's great. As long as they're making noise and they're into it … when I'm out there, I want people to show if they're mad, they're happy, just some kind of emotion. They paid money to come out and cut loose a little bit, so that's what I intend on doing. I come out and cut loose and I let it all hang out. If I can elicit some kind of a response, that makes me happy, I know that. It doesn't bother me at all to have people boo me."
Comparing his football days with The Shield: "I've always been a physical athlete, so getting in the ring and being, in a sense, in-character is not me. It's always been an extension of myself. Being a part of The Shield, it's right up my alley to be an enforcer, to be the muscle of the group, almost like the D-linemen. A lot of times, that's how it looks. I'm the D-lineman and (Shield members) Seth (Rollins) and Dean (Ambrose) are like linebackers running free. I can free them up to do whatever they want and back up anything they feel or say, so it's a good feeling to be a part of the team again. I often think of it as it's third-and-long and I'm turning the corner and I have a free shot at a quarterback. Any time I have that opportunity, I'm going to bring it."
Got a news tip or correction? Send it to us by clicking here.
Top WWE NXT Star Returning Soon?, Titus O'Neil Helps Homeless People (Video), Indie Show Debacle
Scott Hall Talks Kevin Nash's Frustration After Bret Hart Match, Leaving WWE, Blading, HBK, More
New WWE NXT Diva Debuting This Week?, WWE Interested In More Tough Enough Talents, RAW Top 10
WWE Announcer To Make Announcement, Former WWE Star Talks Retirement Match, Triple H - Bruno
John Cena MSG Return Note, Ask Triple H About WWE NXT, Zeb Colter Comments, WWE Stock Up
Backstage Talk On TNA Impact Wrestling Airing On Another Cable TV Network In 2016
Did Brock Lesnar And WWE MSG Fallout Rebound RAW Viewership From Last Week's Record Low?
WWE Monday Night RAW Results - John Cena Defends, Brock Lesnar - Big Show, Team BAD, Kane, More
TNA Bound For Glory Results - New Champion Crowned, Ultimate X, Kurt Angle, Knockouts, More
Backstage Notes On John Cena's Time Off And Return, Speculation On WWE Pushing Dean Ambrose
Former TNA Star Says He's Talking With WWE
CM Punk Calls Susan G. Komen "A Scam", Brock Lesnar, "Cryptic" Message From Adam Rose