Roman Reigns' family furious with WrestleMania XXXI

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A number of the members of the Anoa'i family are said to be furious with the way the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Title match was played out at WrestleMania XXXI.

Roman Reigns, whose real name is Leati Joseph 'Joe' Anoa'i, was denied the chance to become WWE World Heavyweight Champion during his match with Brock Lesnar when Seth Rollins cashed in his Money In the Bank Briefcase and pinned Reigns for the title.

Despite it now being clear that Rollins actually thanked Reigns during the pin for enabling to win the most prestigious WWE belt on the biggest WWE stage, it appears that Reigns' family were entirely unaware of how the match was to be played out.

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Angry Anoa'i

Vince McMahon has revealed that there were very few people who knew the plan for this match and that even the writers had little to do with it, meaning it was unlikely that the wrestler's family members were to know anything about the result.

A source from WWE has said that Sika Anoa'i, Reigns' father, 'forgot this business is not real life and was legit p***** at the finish and looking to start a war.' It was a number of Sika's relatives who reportedly were able to calm him down.

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It was also noted that several members of the Anoa'i family attended the event to see Rikishi's WWE Hall Of Fame induction acceptance speech, but were there more in hope of being able to enjoy watching Reigns' win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Title.

Still hopeful

Despite WrestleMania XXXI not being the main stage for Roman Reigns' to achieve the ultimate title in WWE, this is not to say that his family will never see him do so in the future.

Although he has been heavily criticised on some occasions so far this year for the way WWE have scripted his part in certain matches, the 29-year-old undoubtedly still has a lot to show the WWE Universe in order to get them back on his side.

In addition, Reigns is still for many one of the biggest up-and-coming wrestlers within the company, which boasts a huge range of talent.

The Anoa'i family is without doubt one of the most successful when it comes to professional wrestling and Reigns will surely be able to prove himself and continue the success of his family name by winning the biggest title in WWE sometime in the future.

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