– In the video above, NYC DJ Paul Rosenberg spoke with Roman Reigns before WWE’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view last month. Here are highlights:
* He talked about triple powerbombing The Rock through a table at last year’s Royal Rumble and said it was pretty cool interacting with Rock.
* His dad is Sika, brother is Rosey, Rikishi is a first cousin, The Usos are second cousins, The Rock is a second cousin, Umaga was a first cousin and Yokozuna was a first cousin. He talks to his dad, brothers and cousins often about his career.
* Reigns thinks the rush from wrestling is cooler than football. He talked about how you control the crowd with wrestling and how you can connect with a wrestling crowd easier than a football crowd.
* Regarding the big buzz that Reigns has right now, he says his goal in WWE is to be the #1 singles competitor. He says The Shield was just meant to be.
* Triple H has been a big influence on him in the locker room. Reigns called him a great resource. He talked about Road Dogg, Michael Hayes, Jamie Noble, Joey Mercury and others being a big help.