Going into World Wrestling Entertainment’s Crown Jewel Premium Live Event in Saudi Arabia, Roman Reigns’ “Special Counsel” Paul Heyman was very positive in his remarks about Logan Paul.
Before the main event between Logan Paul and Roman Reigns, a lot of the WWE Universe questioned why the company was giving Paul a major championship bout with only having two matches under his belt. However, despite the short sample size, the YouTube sensation has impressed a lot of people in the world of professional wrestling, including Paul Heyman.
Paul Heyman Is In Defense Of Logan Paul
During an interview on WWE‘s “After The Bell” podcast, Paul Heyman rained down praise on Logan Paul, and defended him from David Arquette-like criticisms. Arquette would won the WCW Championship in 2000 in a tag team match despite not being a trained professional wrestler at that particular point in time. Heyman would also go on to say that Logan would be a worthy champion if ended up winning a title.
“Look at his match with The Miz. He came to play. This wasn’t just a matter of someone saying okay, what can I get away with doing? This was someone who wanted to put on a show. This is someone who wanted his match judged against all other matches on the show, and the show was SummerSlam; it was a pretty damn big event. And he was competitive, competitive with everyone else on the show trying to have the best match of the night, trying to entertain the audience more than any other of the featured attractions.
It says a lot. It’s not someone who’s going ‘Okay, okay just tell me what I need to know and hopefully I won’t, I’ll try not to screw it up.’ This was someone who came to compete with it with everybody else on the roster. That’s really impressive, that’s someone who wants it. That’s someone who takes this seriously. That’s the one who can go to WWE and say if I hit that one lucky punch, if I become the champion, you got me 365 days a year to promote this thing. Because I’ll be someone that will not be [an embarrassment].
He won’t, he wouldn’t be a David Arquette with the title. He wouldn’t be, it wouldn’t be a disgrace. He takes it very seriously. Now, whether this is the end of Roman’s reign or not, that’s another story. But if by quirk of fate an act of God and disguise have a malice towards the tribal chief and Logan Paul becomes the undisputed champion, he wouldn’t be an unworthy champion.”
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