WWE Rumors Roundup: Roman Reigns dropped WWE Idea, Former Champion get NXT Superstars pushed and more

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#5 WWE News: Roman Reigns shot down WWE’s idea

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Right now on SmackDown brand, top rivalry runs between Roman Reigns and Kevin Owens. Till now they both already wrestled in two matches. In both matches, the reason behind Roman Reigns’ victory is Jey Uso’s huge involvement.

Earlier WWE Rumors and Spoilers 2021 stated that WWE planned to add NXT superstar Damian Priest into this storyline in aid of Kevin Owens. But last moment WWE plans are nixed. The reason behind this is, WWE’s idea was for Damian Priest to add in this storyline as Kevin Owens’ best friend and help him to fight out against Roman Reigns and Jey Uso.

Roman Reigns shot down WWE’s idea for him to work with former Champion on SmackDown

But Kevin Owens is not convinced with this WWE idea. After hearing WWE’s idea even Roman Reigns also not convinced about working with Damian Priest because they both feel that adding Damian Priest into the storyline didn’t make any sense.

Here is WWE News:

“But that didn’t work out and Reigns felt it wasn’t the time to introduce a new person and after that, it was pretty much agreed by both Reigns and Owens that it wasn’t the right time to introduce a random person to the main event mix that didn’t seem to fit. As of right now, and this could change, Priest is scheduled for the RAW roster and to debut at the end of the month.”

Kevin Owens also thought that there is no backstory which makes sense that Damian Priest introduces as Kevin Owens’ best friend on SmackDown and also there is nothing common between them.

The reason why Kevin Owens did not want Damien Priest added to the storyline with Roman Reigns

Here is WWE Updates:

“Owens apparently said that they should redo it where WWE officials book Priest as his tag team partner for his benefit because he keeps getting beaten up by Reigns and Uso and that WWE was doing it to protect him.”

Just like Kevin Owens, Roman Reigns also shot down this WWE idea because he feels it’s unnecessary involvement in the storyline.

This is the top WWE Breaking News from WWE Rumors Roundup: Roman Reigns dropped WWE Idea, Former Champion get NXT Superstars pushed, and more.


#4 WWE Rumors: Former Champion trying to get NXT superstars pushed

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WWE Latest News and Rumors suggested that former WWE Champion who also has creative control wants more NXT superstars to get pushed on the main roster. Daniel Bryan is one of those superstars who always looking to push underutilized and new rising superstars on the main roster.

Daniel Bryan also has the freedom to choose his storyline and superstar that he wants to work with. He is also a part of a creative team. Bryan is one of those sharp-minded people in WWE like Bray Wyatt.

Former WWE Champion trying to get NXT Superstars pushed on the main roster despite Vince McMahon ‘losing interest’

WWE latest updates 2021 stated that Daniel Bryan wants to push NXT stars on the main roster despite Vince McMahon lose interest and hope in them. So maybe this thing could lead towards underutilized superstars like Andrade, Apollo Crews, Ricochet, and Aleister Black may come into the spotlight once again on the main roster.

Here are WWE Rumors:

“Bryan in particular with his role in creative has been pushing to bring in more NXT talent to Smackdown to freshen things up but the counter has been the track record of everyone brought up in the last two years from NXT and how Vince ends up losing interest in them and that there is a roster full of guys who could be used that aren’t even on television now.”

Daniel Bryan wants new talent being pushed in WWE

WWE latest updates news also suggested that it’s quite easy for a newcomer like Damian Priest to get over as compare to Aleister Black and Andrade because of their poor bookings since they come to the main roster.

Here are WWE Spoilers:

“Of course they’ve all been typecast as losers and it is easier to get over a guy like Priest than a guy like Black or Andrade who you’ve just abused.”

A recent example of Daniel Bryan come in support of underutilized WWE superstars is his storyline with Drew Gulak. Bryan did a storyline with Drew Gulak and makes his start out of nowhere.

This is the top WWE Headline from WWE Rumors Roundup: Roman Reigns dropped WWE Idea, Former Champion get NXT Superstars pushed, and more.


#3 WWE Updates: Damian Priest set to be called up at WWE RAW

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After WWE plan is scrapped to bring Damian Priest to make the main roster debut on SmackDown brand. Now new WWE news and rumors come regarding Damian Priest’s future on the main roster. Now looks like Damian Priest set to call up at WWE RAW where his best friend Keith Lee works.

WWE reports said that both Damian Priest and Rhea Ripley were both scheduled to be called up to the main roster right after NXT’s New Year’s Evil show. Priest and Rhea Ripley both lost their match on the NXT show against Karrion Kross and Raquel Gonzalez.

Damian Priest is reportedly scheduled to be called up to WWE RAW

Damian Priest has good physics, looks, and in-ring ability that Vince McMahon always looking into top superstars. So that’s the reason why WWE planning to called up Damian Priest on the main roster. For Damian Priest, there are many opportunities present on RAW to showcase his skill to the world against the likes of Drew McIntyre, AJ Styles, Sheamus, Randy Orton, and others.

Damian Priest also a good choice for the RAW brand because fans want new faces and Damian Priest gives them what they want on TV. According to a WWE report, Damian Priest may make his main roster debut on Royal Rumble 2021.


#2 WWE Spoilers: WWE declined plans to make Booker T a manager

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In WWE history, there so many WWE superstars who come with their ideas to Vince McMahon. But all idea not placed on WWE TV. Superstars get approved their ideas only through Vince McMahon and he is the very choosy person to give his approval on anything.

In a recent interview, former WWE superstars JTG revealed something interesting. He revealed details of the idea that he pitched to WWE when he was in WWE. JTG worked in WWE for four years and try himself out to become top single superstars. During his single WWE run, he pitched so many ideas to the WWE creative team including his idea featuring Booker T.

JTG’s plan was inspired by the plot of Rocky 5. JTG pitched the idea to take himself into WWE Hall of Famer Booker T’s wing.  He pitched that he wants to be managed by Booker T because they both had similar kinds of backstories.

WWE rejected a plan to make Booker T the manager of a Superstar

Both JTG and Booker T passed through the same sort of WWE career that at the initial stage of their WWE careers they worked on Tag Team and later part of their career they had singles run. So JTG wants Booker T as his manager.

Here are JTG’s words:

“I pitched the muppet idea. I pitched the Rocky 5 idea. Was it Rocky 5? With Booker T, where he takes me under his wing because we had the same similar roots. You know, they were in a tag team, and now they single.”

“And you know, he takes me under his wing, and then he gets me to a certain caliber. And then I want to do it on my own. Then he’d be like, ‘You’ve got to listen to me,’ and I’ll turn on him. I pitched that idea. That would have been amazing. I loved that idea. That’s my favorite one.” H/T to Sportskeeda Wrestling.


#1 WWE Rumours: Why Vince McMahon does not want Randy Orton in WWE

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Former WWE employer Jim Ross said that during 2000 Vince McMahon has doubts about hiring Randy Orton. We all knew Jim Ross as one of the best commentators of his time in WWE. But very few know that He also works behind the scene with Vince McMahon. Jim Ross is the person responsible for big WWE signings during the 1990s and 2000s.

Before joining WWE, Randy Orton enlisted with Marines. During his time there, he received a bad-conduct discharge on two occasions, and because of this, he spent 38 days in Military Prison.

The reason why Vince McMahon did not want Randy Orton in WWE

At the time of Randy Orton’s WWE hiring, Vince McMahon was reservation about him because of his past. But Jim Ross reminds Vince McMahon that he also had some child problems at a younger age.

Here are Jim Ross’ words:

 “He [Randy Orton] was, believe it or not, he was somewhat of a controversial hire for us,” Ross said. “Vince was the problem child that went to military school. Randy was the problem child that went to the Marines and got discharged. Big time [Randy Orton’s past was a problem for Vince McMahon]. But, you know, it’s one of those deals where you say. Look, I said, ‘Vince, you got a second chance, so why not this kid?’ He’s only a third-generation performer and both his father and his grandfather were outstanding in-ring guys.”

Later Vince McMahon was convinced by Jim Ross and Randy Orton joined WWE’s Ohio Valley Wrestling development system in 2000. Later in 2002, WWE called him up at the main roster and the rest is history.


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