If you ask “The Tribal Chief,” “The Best in the World” isn’t moving as good as he used to when he steps inside the squared circle these days.
As noted, Roman Reigns spoke with Complex for an in-depth interview recently. In addition to the previous highlights we published from the discussion, “The Head of the Table” also had a lot to say about CM Punk.
Featured below are some of the highlights from the interview.
On how he doesn’t think a feud with CM Punk would do anything for him: “So I answered a question similar to this a while ago, and it falls back to what our audience wants to see. If our audience wanted to see it and they were clamoring for it, couldn’t shut up about it, and all the stars aligned, as a businessman and as a performer who was trying to seek out the very best for the audience and try to captivate, I wouldn’t say no. But I mean, on a personal level, it doesn’t do anything for me. That’s not going to elevate me at all.”
On how Punk is older and not moving the same as he used to: “He’s older now. I haven’t really seen a full match. I’ve seen a clip or two. And to me, a step or two has been lost. Then also he got his whooped in the UFC. I don’t think anybody really believes someone 200 pounds soaking wet with no explosive bone in their body could ever really do anything to me. I’m 6’3”, 265 pounds, a legitimate athlete who can throw some weight around and has been on the gridiron at the highest level. D1. All ACC. I probably would’ve maintained in the NFL if my health issues didn’t happen when I was 22 years old. So, I mean, when it comes down to it, I’ll throw him and pretty much the rest of that roster out the club no problem. They’re just little brothers, you know?”
Check out the complete interview at Complex.com.
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