Kevin Owens Has Big Respect for Reigns And Usos But None for Current Iteration of The Bloodline

WWE Paul Heyman, Solo Sikoa, Tama Tonga The Bloodline

Kevin Owens has no respect for this new version of The Bloodline under Solo Sikoa’s rule. He went as far as to call them the “bootleg” Bloodline. Kevin Owens has been fighting against The Bloodline for a longtime. He has faced Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Championship and fought for his best friend Sami Zayn who was swayed by their influence. However, most recently he has fought against a new and ever growing version of The Bloodline.

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The leader of The Bloodline, Roman Reigns, has been missing since his loss at WrestleMania. Since then Solo Sikoa has taken on the role as leader and has brought in new members while also being a wildcard. Kevin Owens was recently a guest on WWE’s The Bump and talked about this new Bloodline. He explains why despite his hate for Reigns and The Usos he still had a level of respect for them, but he doesn’t feel the same for the new Bloodline. He stated the following on the stable:

“It’s a bootleg Bloodline. No matter what’s happened between me and Roman Reigns and The Usos and everything, I have an incredible amount of respect for those guys because they’ve been on the road. They’ve done everything we’ve done. I’ve been all over the world with them. 

“Tama Tonga, I don’t know him. I know he’s been wrestling for a long time, but I have no idea. Up until he showed up a few weeks ago, I never met the guy. I’ve never been around him. You come in the way they did, just a real coward’s way, you know? I don’t really know what Solo’s [deal is]. Solo, he’s been around for a few years, [he’s] nothing like the Usos, nothing like Roman. I don’t respect this Bloodline.”

H/T to Wrestling Inc. for the transcription
WWE Solo Sikoa, Paul Heyman, Tama Tonga The Bloodline
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Kevin Owens Explains the Difference With The Bloodline Under Solo Sikoa

The Bloodline under Reigns’ rule had order and purpose. All the members earned their spot in the group. However, under Sikoa’s rule, it is chaotic and unpredictable. The unpredictability scares Paul Heyman and was written all over his face after the Backlash win. Keep in mind Heyman ran ECW so chaos and unpredictability were an everyday thing for him, but this is different.

Since Reigns has been MIA from The Bloodline it has gained two members. Tama Tonga made his debut in the Bloodline and in the WWE by attacking Jimmy Uso. They eventually set their sights on Owens by attacking him a few weeks back. Randy Orton came out to save Owens from the beatdown.  This set up a match with Owens and Orton vs. Sikoa and Tonga. Just when it looked like the match was over a new member appeared. Right as the ref was about to hit the three count Tonga’s brother, Tanga Loa, pulled him out of the ring.

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These new additions to The Bloodline are the first to officially join who are not part of the Anoaʻi family besides Zayn, but was he actually ever a part of The Bloodline? Tonga and Loa are a part of a different wrestling family with their dad being Haku. Sikoa letting in rivals to The Bloodline, especially when it is at the expense of an Anoaʻi in Jimmy Uso may not sit right with Reigns.

We already know a new member of the Anoaʻi family is waiting in the wings in Jacob Fatu. Fatu recently signed with the WWE but has not debuted yet. If he debuts on the main roster we will see who he aligns himself with. He may join Jey or Jimmy Uso. Or will he also join The Bloodline?

MLW Jacob Fatu
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It looks like a Bloodline war is on the horizon. When Reigns returns we will see if he can serve as a mediator between the families or it will be an all-out war. 

What do you think of this new version of The Bloodline? Do you agree with Kevin Owens and they seem like a “bootleg” Bloodline? Do you think it is wise for Solo Sikoa to let in outsiders to the Anoaʻi family in Tonga and Loa? What do you think Roman Reigns will think of all this? Where do you think Jacob Fatu will fall when he debuts? Let us know on social media if you think there will be a Bloodline war and who will be on each side.

SOURCE: WWE’s The Bump, Wrestling Inc.

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