BLEACHER REPORT: Destroying Reigns won’t win over Fans

By KEVIN WONG – BLEACHER REPORT – APRIL 19, 2018


The WWE is, by all indications, continuing its four-year mission to get Roman Reigns over. And the latest strategy—beating him into pulp—won’t work either.

The overall sentiment of this tactic—garnering sympathy for the underdog—is nothing new. It’s been a reliable staple of professional wrestling since its beginnings. It’s the beatdown before the inevitable comeback; it puts heat on the heel and frames the babyface as an overachiever.

In most cases, though, WWE celebrates the shift in momentum. After taking a beating, Hulk Hogan “hulks up” to finish his opponents; Undertaker sits up; and John Cena‘s entire mantra is “Never Give Up.” … Read the Full Story HERE



$15 off $100+ with code WWEAFF15_160x600

Shop - 970x25Brock Lesnar WWE Tag Team Championship Commemorative Title Belt (2014)

Advertisements

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.