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post #31 of 63 (permalink) Old 07-10-2019, 06:16 PM
 
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Re: Can we just agree that Roman Reigns is the best contender for being the next FOTC?

Roman Reigns has been WWE's top guy or FOTC, for the last 6-7 years. (no joke its been that long)

To put it in perspective: 7 years into Steve Austin's run in WWE he had came to WWE conquered it and retired in that time. Similar to Rock too. Hulk Hogan in 7 years was taking over the world with Hulkamania. Roman hasn't done anything of importance. All of which made a name for themselves.

WWE playing long ball with Roman.


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Re: Can we just agree that Roman Reigns is the best contender for being the next FOTC?

If you go back at The Shield 2012-2014 and you look at Roman persona, he was an obvious contender for a FOTC, because it absolutely had it all:

He was young, big, athletic, he had the look, the it factor and the crowd was all behind him, there was no one with a better combination of these factors.
Even his haters deep down know it, Vince was not wrong to push him as any other promoter would have pushed this samoan wrestling badass.

You fucking put 2013 Roman Reigns in current AEW and Khan would absolutely push him harder than any of those indy midgets in his roster.
Roman is a gem that is you book correctly can make you a shit ton of money.

I think people is finally starting to realize there are not MANY wrestlers like him these days, if none.. I took the motherfucker to had cancer and
push Rollins to make their dumb ass get on sense.
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Re: Can we just agree that Roman Reigns is the best contender for being the next FOTC?

I'll agree that he should be the biggest star.


BUT,

as a huge heel first. Like a couple of years of Hollywood Hogan/HHH reign of terror heel where he is still the #1 guy, but as the bad guy.

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Re: Can we just agree that Roman Reigns is the best contender for being the next FOTC?

Roman Reigns if he is permitted to show more Joe like he has said, bring himself into the character more, as face or heel, could genuinely be That Guy. But in the current Shield Maivia stuff? It hasn't happened yet and it never will in the current incarnation.
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I’ll agree with you for sure!

Roman has all the tools to be the main man in the WWE. The only thing is, is that he was booked like a John Cena clone for the early part of his singles career with goofy childish comedy promos (Sufferin Succotash, Tater Tots and Jack & The Beanstalk) that just didn’t fit his character at all, then after that he’s not really been anything but a big generic superhero babyface without any clear character or personality.

The fact that he’s been forced upon the fans for so long has hurt his stock somewhat too, not to mention that it’s been a colossal waste of time but it’s still not too late for Roman.

It’s been said a million times but the guy needs a heel turn and a run as a heel champion. Just let him be himself because he has charisma, he’s just not being allowed to show it under Vince’s micromanagement.

Give it a year, see how it’s working out and then try and make him transition into a babyface role as a cool bad ass sports star type or keep him as a heel if the babyface stuff just isn’t clicking.

I’d give it a try if I were Vince, I mean what does he have to lose at this stage?

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Drew can't/won't be FOTC. Reason is not accent (this could actually be fixed easily if this was his problem, I know some people who got rid of accent pretty quick). He is way too big, hard to be FOTC where you have to play underdog when you are 6'5, 250+ pound monster. If anything he should be booked like Taker, important, feared, respected. He has build, height, badass look, entrance, attitude all he needs is better looking. He is still very young too. Guy clearly has good work ethic, and has proved himself since he left WWE and came back. Not many guys his size can't move that fast and do things he does.

Now Roman, I am not ashamed to admit I didn't give a fuck about Shield at all, especially in first few years. I however did like Roman for first few years of his career on main roster. Dude has strength, size, look, and charisma (when he is allowed to be himself) and I always thought he is way more entertaining than Ambrose or Rollins. Now if we are gonna be honest Rollins is best in ring, but there is just something off about guy, I could never get invested in him. Ambrose was worst and still is IMO. Guy was cringe in ring (people bitch about Roman in ring but did you ever fucking watch Ambrose?) and always over reacted on mic, he would always look like he trying too hard. Then WWE ruined Roman with retarded push and booking over the years and I started getting bored of him. He did have potential but they ruined him.

there was a chance to fix him and turn him heel, have him end the streak and become most hated man in professional wrestling history. I honestly believe guy had potential to be best heel ever if they weren't pussies and went for his Face push. There is still hope, streak is gone but there are other ways to get him some major heat.
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Re: Can we just agree that Roman Reigns is the best contender for being the next FOTC?

Go to bed Vince. You're drunk.
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Re: Can we just agree that Roman Reigns is the best contender for being the next FOTC?

They tried it though. They tried it from every angle they could possibly try.

Superficially Roman is like grown in a lab to be a face of the company star. Great look cool moves. He just doesn't have that unteachable star charisma that some people just aren't capable of. Period.
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Re: Can we just agree that Roman Reigns is the best contender for being the next FOTC?

Who would want to be the next face of a sinking ship? Being the #1 guy is only good if the company is thriving. Otherwise what kind of accomplishment is it? The guy that can move this company in the right direction hasn't appeared yet.
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