In the last episode of Friday Night Smackdown aired last Friday, WWE proposed a very particular angle from the backstage of the ThunderDome in Orlando, with the absolute champion of the show, Roman Reigns, who in fact remained in the company of Apollo Crews for several minutes, with the former WWE US Champion about to leave backstage, when the Universal Champion instead gave him the chance to stay so he could learn something.
Immediately after seeing this angle live, several online sources reported the news that WWE can start using the Apollo character as a new component of the Tribal Chief stable, with fans who would also be very happy with this alternative solution for Smackdown's black talent.
As we remind you, until a few months ago, Paul Heyman was in fact the Executive Director of Monday Night Raw and before Bruce Prichard's arrival as creative head of the WWE flagship show, it was Mad Genius who made the most important, in agreement with the Chairman of the federation Vince McMahon.
Roman Reigns vs. Kevin Owens at WWE Royal Rumble 2021
The very character of Apollo Crews was in fact one of the athletes who were often pushed towards a push by the former General Manager of Smackdown, with his new involvement in the Roman Reigns stable that could once again have been maneuvered by Paul Heyman.
In one of his latest stories posted on Instagram, the Mad Genius has in fact posted a nice sketch by some fans, with the image of Apollo Crews kissing Roman Reigns' ring, in a typical scene from the movie "The Godfather" Apparently, this could be the very beginning of something for Apollo on the company's blue show and with these clues, Heyman could make fans understand that he is behind the new push that could soon receive the former champion.
of the United States of the WWE. Roman Reigns was all set to defend his Universal Championship against Adam Pearce at WWE Royal Rumble 2021. However, Pearce tricked Reigns into signing the contract on SmackDown last week and then revealed that he won't be medically cleared to compete at the PPV.
He then announced Kevin Owens as his replacement in the Last Man Standing title match at WWE Royal Rumble 2021. Roman Reigns has been feuding with Kevin Owens on SmackDown for the last couple of months. The two faced each other at WWE TLC 2020 where Jey Uso helped Reigns retain his title.
The two again faced each other on the Christmas special episode of SmackDown in a steel cage match, but the result was the same with Roman Reigns retaining with some outside help from Jey Uso.