Paul Heyman discussed Roman Reigns’ Wrestlemania victory in a recent interview with 101 WRIF and the prospect of Steve Austin and The Undertaker facing Reigns.
At Wrestlemania 38, Reigns made history by unifying the WWE and Universal Championships. With Heyman by his side, Reigns was able to walk away victorious in the biggest match of his career. Following the historic win, Heyman spoke in the interview about if he considers himself to be the greatest manager of all time.
“I think it’s undisputed that I am the greatest manager, advocate, and special counsel of all time. If for no other reason than the first 35 years of my stellar career on top,” Paul Heyman said. “I am the special counsel for the Tribal Chief Roman Reigns, the Head of the Table, the end all be all, Roman Reigns who smashed, absolutely smashed Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania to unify the WWE and Universal Heavyweight Championships and is now the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world with this entire industry.
“Just based on that, let alone everything else I accomplished before, I’d say you got a pair of GOATS on your hand now.”
Besides Reigns’ big match against Brock Lesnar, Austin and Undertaker were receiving much of the spotlight at Wrestlemania. Steven Austin wrestled his first match in nearly two decades and The Undertaker cemented his legacy by entering the WWE Hall of Fame.
With both men in the current spotlight, Heyman remarked on the idea of either superstar stepping up and facing Reigns.
“Stone Cold Steve Austin was managed by me in WCW before he came to WWE,” Heyman said. “In between WCW and WWE, Steve Austin stopped off in ECW, which I owned at the time, so I’ve known Steve Austin for over 30 years and I’m very proud of him. I thought it was very smart for him to wrestle his last match instead of stepping up and trying one more run against the Tribal Chief Roman Reigns.
“As for The Undertaker, I managed him as well in WCW. As he has revealed in the past few weeks in some interviews. I was one of the people who facilitated his move to WWE and to become The Undertaker. I also applaud his decision to enter the Hall Of Fame signifying the end of The Undertaker’s career before he got itchy and decided to step up one more time against The Tribal Chief and get smashed the same way Brock Lesnar did this past Sunday.”