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Real name Joe Anoa’i, Reigns comes from probably the most legendary bloodline in professional wrestling history.
Though perhaps less hype surrounds Reigns than that of Rollins and Ambrose, such heritage makes him perfectly capable of being just as much, if not more of a success with the company.
His wrestling background is fairly limited, as he spent many of his early years playing American Football where he was signed by the Minnesota Vikings in 2007.
He soon tried his hand in following in his family’s footsteps though, signing a developmental contract with the WWE in 2010.
In competing in FCW under the ring name Roman Leakee, he demonstrated the typical blend of strength and agility that his family name is so famed for.
What he lacks in experience, he makes up for in natural ability. His family connections make him no stranger to the business, so don’t expect his rawness to hold him back too much.
Besides, former football players have gone on to become some of the very best in the business, just look at The Rock and Goldberg.