Wrestlezone’s Bill Pritchard asked Paul Heyman during the WWE SummerSlam post-show press conference what inning of The Bloodline storyline we were in, and it does not appear that there is an end in sight.
Heyman explained that they are only in the bottom of the third inning and just scratching the surface of where this story can go.
“Bottom of the third. We are just figuring this stuff out. We haven’t even hit our stride yet. If you want to take the arrogant approach, I’m sure Paul Levesque will tell you all the box office records that have been smashed. Every Friday night when we show up at SmackDown, we’re always told, ‘This is the largest gate of this and the largest gate of that.’ ‘This is the largest premium live event.’ ‘This is the largest WrestleMania.’ Okay, we can sit there and point to what clearly drove all this, and it’s the Bloodline, and when I say the Bloodline, I mean the Tribal Chief Roman Reigns.”
More To Master
Paul Heyman was adamant that they can learn even more and make the story even better.
“There is so much more for us to master. It’s a craft, and it’s an evolving craft. It’s an ever-evolving form of entertainment. If you sit there and you think, ‘We got this, this is it, we’re cruising to WrestleMania,’ we’re going to be replaced, and we should be. If you don’t come at this with the greatest ambitions to be much better tomorrow than you are today and much better two days from now, then you’re not here to be the greatest of all time.”
Paul Heyman said he would not have even partnered with Roman Reigns if he didn’t think something special would happen.
“That’s the only reason why I agreed to have life after Lesnar. How could I have ever topped the run I had with Lesnar? Roman Reigns, because he’s that ambitious, because he wants it that badly. What inning are we in? Bottom of the third. Wait until you see what we have in the fourth.”
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