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WWE's Michael Hayes refutes Roman Reigns WrestleMania rumor

Michael Hayes refutes online rumors that Roman Reigns' father, Sika Anoa’i, was legitimately upset about his son failing to win the WWE World title in the main event of WrestleMania 31, and that there was "nearly a bad scene" as a result.

Roman Reigns: still waiting for his first WWE World title run.
Roman Reigns: still waiting for his first WWE World title run.

This week the wrestling rumor mill has been in overdrive, thanks to the biggest show of the year, WrestleMania 31, occurring last Sunday.

One of the juiciest nuggets of gossip was the story that Seth Rollins wasn't informed that he was cashing in his Money In The Bank briefcase and winning the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the main event of the show until the show was well underway.

This led to reports that several of Roman Reigns' family members were "furious" about the late change, as many of them made the trip specifically to see him win the title, which had been the long planned finish to the event.

In particular, Reigns' father Sika Anoa’i was said to be especially upset, with an anonymous source telling the Observer that:

"Sika forgot this business is not real life, and was legit pissed at the finish and looking to start a war. A lot of the younger (family members) were rallying around Sika, but the other 45 or 50 of them talked some reason."

A second anonymous source confirmed that the Anoa’i, family was "very mad and disappointed, but not out of control" over the result and those that had been in the business understood that "is how the business can be".

So upset about these "BS" rumors, WWE producer Michael Hayes seemingly felt the need to go on Twitter to publicly refute them:

Of course, complaining to a high ranking WWE official about his son's treatment wouldn't have been a smart political move. But I guess everyone is happy to move on from this storm in a teacup, so we should be too, right Cagesiders?

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