WWE Rumors: Roman Reigns turning heel?

WWE Rumors: Roman Reigns turning heel?

Roman Reigns finally got his WrestleMania moment last Sunday when he defeated Triple H to win his third WWE World Heavyweight Championship. However, the latest WWE rumors suggest that Roman Reigns may be turning heel.

In his opening promo on Monday Night Raw, Reigns met with boos from the crowd which has been a custom for the past couple of years. According to Ryan Dilbert of Bleacher Report, Reign’s speech was a “foreshadowing” of a heel turn.

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“I’m not a bad guy. I’m not a good guy. I’m THE guy,” Reigns said with a smirk on his face. He was also a little cocky during his speech that means his turn is going to be a slow one.

On the other hand, A.J. Styles became the number one contender this past Monday on Raw after defeating Chris Jericho, Kevin Owens and Cesaro in a Fatal 4-Way Match. Styles got the pin after hitting the Styles Clash on Jericho.

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Dilbert noted that Styles is the perfect opponent for “The Big Dog” that will eventually led him to being the ultimate bad guy. It’s like the WWE rumors about a Roman Reigns heel turn will come true since the company is putting him against one of the most likable faces in the company.

Many diehard WWE fans and smart marks already hate Reigns being pushed down their throats. His impending feud against “The Phenomenal One” would give fans more reason to boo him out of the building, especially if he retains his title, which is more likely.

And it seems like former commentator Jim Ross is buying the latest WWE rumors of a heel turn for the WWE champion. “I think what they’ve done is set the table for a great heel turn. Certainly Roman Reigns has the goods. He has the title,” Ross said via Wrestle Zone.

“He can certainly make a very valid and realistic point that, ‘I never needed you. I don’t need you now. I am the man whether you like it or not. I don’t care.’ People will buy that and hopefully they would react in kind. I think the WWE is in a great spot to pull the trigger,” he added.

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