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Chris Jericho is a big fan of Roman Reigns’ heel turn

Even though Chris Jericho worked a Mimosa Mayhem Match at the All Out pay-per-view event, it didn’t stop him from a Saturday Night Special live stream on his YouTube channel.

During the stream, a fan asked him what his thoughts were of WWE deciding to turn Roman Reigns heel in addition to pairing him with Paul Heyman.

Reigns not only came back in a big way by making a surprise appearance at SummerSlam last month, but he would win the WWE Title just one week later in a No Holds Barred Triple Threat Match at the Payback pay-per-view event.

Jericho had gone on record in the past and even as recently as June that he thought Reigns had the potential to be a bigger star. However, he thought the company needed Reigns to be more of himself on television.

“I love Roman Reigns’ heel turn, I love the pairing of Roman and Paul Heyman, I think it’s great. You know that I have said this for years that Roman is gonna be even bigger than he has been…Just let him be himself and he’s gonna be an even bigger star.”

You can watch the entire video by clicking on the player below (quotes can be found around the 108:00 mark)


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