5 Interesting things that you now know about Roman Reigns and Jey Uso
#5 Jey Uso was the first superstar who to pin Roman Reigns
The date was 22nd September 2013 and the place was a WWE RAW episode. WWE scheduled 11 on 3 Handicap Elimination match for the show. Superstars involved in that match was Daniel Bryan, Darren Young, Dolph Ziggler, Jey Uso, Jimmy Uso, Justin Gabriel, Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, Rob Van Dam, Titus O’Neil, and Zack Ryder.
That match happened right after 10 months of The Shield debuted on the main roster at Survivor Series 2020. In these 10 months, The Shield becomes the most dominating and unstoppable force in WWE.
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Before that match, Roman Reigns not get pinned in any match on WWE TV. But in that match, things are changed and the record was broken when Jey Uso hit Roman Reigns with a Superkick and followed up with Splash. Then Jey Uso successfully pinned Roman Reigns and eliminate him from the match.
#4 Jey Uso made Roman Reigns cry at an early stage of his career
During the 2011 year, Roman Reigns still find and cement his place in WWE. At that time Roman Reigns wrestle in WWE’s development territory named Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). While Jey Uso at that time already makes his main roster debut alongside Jimmy Uso and Tamina Snuka.
Recently, Roman Reigns revealed one incident that happened during his early days in WWE. During one late-night dinner at a restaurant, Jey Uso asked Roman Reigns for details about how he would like to book his FCW Heavyweight Championship win.
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So during that conversation, Roman Reigns broken into tears because he is very inexperienced and doesn’t know how to get success in WWE at that time.
Here are Roman Reigns words;
“I just wasn’t on that level with him, and it kind of broke me down because I felt like I wasn’t going to learn fast enough and become what I should be and what my family needed me to be. I think the pressure and just the emotion of that made me crack that night.”
But the fact is, Roman Reigns never won FCW Heavyweight Championship but he won Florida Tag Team Championship alongside Tyler Breeze.
#3 Jey Uso wants to reunite with Roman Reigns
During the current feud with Roman Reigns, Jey never acknowledges Roman Reigns as Tribal Chief of his family. He told that he is not comfortable to called Roman Reigns as their Tribal Chief.
But we check reality then, on many occasions Jey Uso expressed his feelings and told that he would like to reunite with Roman Reigns and made one faction with him in WWE.
Even during his current feud against Roman Reigns, at one place he told that he would like to turn heel if WWE plans to make a faction of him and Roman Reigns.
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Here are Jey Uso’s words:
“The Bloodline will come on and off. That will always be there. But imagine us running that thing full-blown – and I would love to be heel – a heel faction. Hell yeah, bro! I wanna see some Samoan Swat Team 2.0 type of things, man. It’s written by itself, right?”
We already see at many places, Roman Reigns and The Usos come on the same page to aid each other. One memorable time of their tag teamwork was in 2016 when they wrestle against AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Luke Gallows at Wrestlemania 32.
#2 WWE plans to give familiar looks to The Usos as Roman Reigns
After finished their feud against AJ Styles, Karl Anderson, and Luke Gallows, The Usos and Roman Reigns are separated. During Draft 2016, The Usos and Roman Reigns were drafted to different brands.
Roman Reigns drafted to RAW and started his feud with Rusev for United States Championship. While The Usos drafted to SmackDown and continued their dominance over the tag team division.
After some time on the blue brand, The Usos turned heel and attack Chad Gable and Jason Jordan. In one interview, Jey Uso revealed that WWE’s initial plans were to give them new heel attire of Black outfit and white shoes. But WWE eventually changed their plans because they think The Usos’ new attire looks too familiar with Roman Reigns.
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Here are Jey Usos’ words:
“Obviously, for the heel change, we needed to change everything, but they were saying when they had first seen us working in all black, it was like, ‘You guys look too much like Roman. Don’t look like Roman.’ ‘Man, who the hell else are we supposed to look like? We’re in the same gene pool, uce.’”
So, in the end, WWE decided to give new attire to The Usos which is a combination of red, white, and black colors.
#1 Jey Uso and Roman Reigns promos are unscripted
We knew that in WWE whole things that we see on TV are scripted and pre-planned. All WWE superstars and other personalities wrestle and speak are pre-planned and scripted. In the past on many occasions, the superstar has complained about scripted promos.
But in Roman Reigns and Jey Uso case, things are different. In one interview, Jey Uso told that in his and Roman Reigns promos so many things are unscripted. Whatever they told during their on WWE TV, in most of their promos are their own words and lines.
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Here are Jey Uso’s words:
“In terms of what I’m saying and what he is saying, not a lot [is scripted]. I am reacting to what he is saying because they can’t write our promos. They can’t write how he feels about me and how I feel about him.”
Jey also told that WWE management has so much faith in him and Roman Reigns who can deliver better if they put their own words in their promos. We can see the result with some intense words are exchanged between them and also look that realistic.