Roman Reigns Speaks on Working w/ The Shield, His Samoan Heritage and More in New Interview

Mike Killam

WWE Superstar, member of The Shield and current WWE Tag Team Champion Roman Reigns recently spoke with Wrestlezone's own Justin LaBar. The article – which you can see in full at [LINK] – speaks on the young up-and-comers work alongside Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, the original WWE debut date for their team, and more. 

"It was Reigns along with two veterans of the business, Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, who made their mark on the independent wrestling scene before being signed to WWE. The three men would be known as The Shield and claimed they were all about justice. 

“'It was pretty much unexpected,' Reigns said. 'I heard some rumors we would possibly do something at Hell in a Cell. That kind of folded. We waited a few weeks to get to Survivor Series. Once we got the green light, we just kicked the door down.' 

"Since then, The Shield has physically dominated John Cena, Randy Orton, Big Show, Mark Henry, Daniel Bryan and many other top names. While Reigns has gotten to work against many of them, it seems the biggest benefit has been learning from partners Ambrose and Rollins.

“'Being paired up with them has been an awesome experience. For me, I don't even feel like I'm scratching the surface yet. I'm just now starting to let my hair down,' said Reigns. "

Roman Reigns is rumored to be a part of this Sunday's major WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view, alongside fellow Shield members. Currently, the consensus is that they will face off against the team of Mark Henry and the Big Show, who recent made his return to the ring at a WWE Live event. 

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