Sami Zayn Reveals How Far Back Bloodline Story Was Pitched

Sami Zayn Reveals How Far Back Bloodline Story Was Pitched WWE

Sami Zayn may be the most popular wrestler on WWE television in recent weeks.

Sami as the Honorary Uce in the Bloodline took it’s next step at Survivor Series WarGames, when he pledged his loyalty to the group at the expense of Kevin Owens.

The storyline has been widely regarded as one of the best WWE fans have seen in years, but just how long was the idea in the works?

Sami recently sat down with Peter Rosenberg, where he revealed when the story between him and the Bloodline was originally pitched.

He said:

“I won’t pull the curtain back too much, but the idea was kicked around about a year ago, a good six months before the seeds were even planted on screen.

“The first time I think there was any interaction between myself and the Bloodline was just after WrestleMania. In actuality, the idea was first discussed going into Survivor Series of last year.

“I was doing this whole thing on SmackDown where I was the longest-tenured member as the locker room leader. I thought it’d be something interesting with the locker room leader and Head of the Table. The premise being, the Head of the Table isn’t in the locker room anymore.

“I wasn’t originally envisioning being a full member of the Bloodline or anything like that, just something to where Roman and I can occasionally get on screen together in a light-hearted way and I’m giving him these reports of what’s going on and what he needs to be careful for. Every once in a while, I get things kicked my way too. That was sort of the idea.”

The story seems set to to reach the next level soon, with a match between Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns reportedly set for the Elimination Chamber event in February.

transcription via Fightful

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1 year ago by Connel Rumsey



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