“They weren’t settling for mediocrity”


Vince Russo has in contrast the present WWE storyline of Roman Reigns to that of Stone Chilly Steve Austin and The Rock, saying “They weren’t settling for mediocrity.”

Within the newest version of SK Wrestling’s Off the SKript with Dr. Chris Featherstone, Russo identified what he felt to be numerous flaws within the dealing with of Roman Reigns since his return at SummerSlam 2020, and the way a lot of the present storytelling merely wouldn’t have been accepted in the course of the Angle Period.

Here’s what Russo needed to say:

“I am going method again with him as a result of he’s bought Star written throughout him, no matter what they provide him, however… Roman Reigns. Excellent instance. Since he’s been The Head of the Desk, what have they executed for him? That’s what I’m speaking about. He’s been The Head of the Desk, it’s been the Jey Uso story, and it’s been Kevin Owens. For a way lengthy? What occurs is, after some time, it turns into standard standard. You wouldn’t have gotten away with that with The Rock and Austin. That wasn’t occurring. Austin, he knew our writing schedule. , he knew that Tuesday we get collectively, Wednesday we go to Vince’s. Bro, my telephone’s ringing Thursday morning, “Vince, what am I doing?” I imply, that’s the way it was again there and people guys, they weren’t settling for mediocrity.”

Vince Russo on Steve Austin’s model in WWE

Russo additionally went on to say that defending your character from poor inventive selections was important in defending your total model as a star, utilizing Steve Austin for example.

“It’s your model. Steve Austin cared concerning the Steve Austin model. What did that model get him? Tv exhibits, tens of millions of {dollars} in podcasts. That’s the place the model bought him. However, immediately, there aren’t any protected manufacturers.”

You’ll be able to watch the remainder of the clip between Vince Russo and Dr. Chris Featherstone under:

If any quotes from this interview are used please give a H/T to SK Wrestling.

Printed 29 Jan 2021, 00:27 IST



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