Real Reason Why Roman Reigns Didn’t Have Red Gear For Survivor Series WarGames

2 months ago by Sanchez Taylor

Real Reason Why Roman Reigns Didn’t Have Red Gear For Survivor Series WarGames WWE

WWE gear designer Sarath Ton has revealed the real reason why Roman Reigns didn’t wear red like the rest of the Bloodline at Survivor Series WarGames.

At the November 26 premium live event, Roman Reigns, The Usos, Solo Sikoa and Sami Zayn defeated the Brawling Brutes, Drew McIntyre and Kevin Owens in the WarGames main event.

With the exception of Roman Reigns, every member of the Tribal Chief’s faction wore red gear.

Speaking on Not Sam Wrestling, Sarath Ton explained that Roman Reigns actually didn’t like the fabric texture which was chosen for him, and after trying it on, decided to wear his normal gear.

Ton said:

“The Bloodline, I did all the red. You will notice that there was one member of the Bloodline who wasn’t in red, and that’s not because it wasn’t made, it was because the fabric texture wasn’t what he thought it was going to be.

“He put it on to see how it felt. At the end of the day, he’s the Tribal Chief, he gets to do what he wants.

“It would have been cool if they were all dressed in red, but at the same time, he does his thing and you’re following him.”

Ton also revealed that her department thought about everything when designing the gear, noting:

“One of the small details, I’ve been working on Sami’s stuff for a little while and when he transitioned into the storyline with the Bloodline, we had talked about putting ‘Honorary’ on his tights and for whatever reason, things didn’t progress as quickly as we wanted them to, as far as the gear.

“All of a sudden, the moment comes where Roman bestows the shirt on him. I was telling him, ‘had we put ‘Honorary’ on your pants when you wanted to, you wouldn’t have gotten the emotional beat that you got then because now Roman is bestowing you with the Honorary name.’

“When we were doing the tights for (Survivor Series), I modeled his stuff closer to Roman’s than the Usos.

“We almost made an Honorary version that was closer to what the Usos were wearing, but in my head, you’re trying to follow Roman so your look is going to be more like his and the Honorary is going to be more pronounced in the front than the Usos on the back.

“There were other beats where, if we had done it ahead of time, I don’t think it would have hit the same way in the story.

“This isn’t something talked about with anyone, it’s just something we try to keep in mind when we create these outfits, we’re still telling a story. Anything we can do to assist in that, whether subconsciously or not, people can look back and are like, ‘I see that detail I didn’t notice before.'”

Spoilers on plans for Sami Zayn at WrestleMania 39 in April 2023 have reportedly been revealed.

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