How did WWE Champion Roman Reigns get the title “Tribal Chief”? Exploring the reasons

Roman Reigns is a professional wrestler and literally a king of the ring. This 37-year-old man is the current Undisputed WWE Universal Champion and competes in WWE’s smackdown brand. He is called Tribal Chief and there remains an overwhelming story behind how he came across that name.

So, let’s take a moment to find out more about how the wrestler got the title.

Why Is Roman Reigns Called The Tribal Chief?

Roman wasn’t blessed with the name easily rather he had to earn it. Coming back to the background of the name, it should be mentioned that the wrestler hails from the Samoan wrestling family.

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Samoan family is famous for producing some of the most illuminating wrestlers of the world from Yokozuna, Umaga, to Roman Reigns. Furthermore, it is a prestigious honor to have any connection with the tribe.

With that notion to position himself as an important figure within the tribe, Roman wanted to take the ‘Head of The Table’ as his title. And this is where objections from various other fighters started to emerge.

American wrestler tag team, the Usos invited Roman into a fight to prove his capability to bag the title. The WWE champion accepted and by fighting with Jey, a member of Usos, he won the fight at Hell in a Cell. Upon winning, the ‘Wild Samoans’, a wrestler tag team initiated calling him Tribal Chief and soon others followed.

Who are the members of his crew?

The Tribal Chief established a wrestling stable known as ‘The Bloodline”. Honorable members of the Anoa’i family and his cousins The Usos (Jey Uso and Jimmy Uso) and Solo Sikoa are the wrestlers within the stable.

It is hard to beat Roman Reigns in a fight as the wrestler is so powerful in debilitating his opponents on the rings. Moreover, his fearless attitude keeps him calm throughout the fight keeping unnecessary distress at bay. Who is more powerful between the Rock and Roman? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

Golenur Aktar

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Golenur Aktar is a writer and made her debut in the 'Pen & Paper' industry holding the hands of Sportszion. She ignited her writing craze from Biography articles and now writes about NFL.


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