Amid Roman Reigns’ Absence, Solo Sikoa Sets Internet Buzzing With a ‘Debatable’ Botch: “A Different Camera Angle Could Have Saved”

Published 06/24/2023, 1:30 PM EDT

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The Bloodline saga is undoubtedly one of the most popular storylines in the current era of WWE. It didn’t just direct Roman Reigns and The Usos‘ career on the right path, but also provided Solo Sikoa a perfect pedestal to start his career in the WWE. 

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But as we all know, ‘With a great storyline, comes greater responsibilities’. Being a part of the mainstream storyline means all eyes are on you. So, there is no place for mistakes. And ‘The Bloodline’ was doing everything perfectly until its newest member Solo Sikoa made an embarrassing botch that initiated a debate on Twitter.

Did Solo Sikoa possibly made a mistake in Roman Reigns’ absence

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In the latest SmackDown edition, ‘The Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns was not there to entertain the WWE Universe. So the entire attention was on Roman’s compadre, Solo Sikoa.

Sikoa was set against the ‘Celtic Warrior’ Sheamus in the main event of SmackDown. Everything was going fine as both stars were giving their best inside the ring. However, as the action went outside the squared circle, things became a little complicated.

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During the ringside action, Solo Sikoa positioned Sheamus against the barricade for a ‘hip attack’. But, upon its execution, it turned out to be nothing but a botched move.

This mistake sparked an online debate among fans. Several fans are defending Sikoa, giving different reasons, while others are believing that it was an obvious botch.

Sikoa’s botch initiated a debate on Twitter

The moment fans saw the move on SmackDown, they came online and started to share their views on it. Some fans believe that it’s the camera angle that made Sikoa’s move look like a botch, while others just stick to calling it a clear mistake. Here are some of the top fan reactions:

These fans believe that Solo Sikoa made an obvious botch on SmackDown.

 

These fans are defending Sikoa in the matter.

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There are two reasons why fans are paying extra attention to this mistake. Firstly, it’s because Roman Reigns was not there and second, it is not the first time when a Samoan family member has made such a mistake.

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Well, that’s what the fans on Twitter think about the embarrassing segment. What are your views on it? Are you on the side of fans who believe the move was an obvious botch? Tell us your views and opinions in the comments below.

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Manjot Kaur

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Manjot Kaur is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. As a combat sports athlete herself, she has a deep understanding of the physical and intellectual nuances of wrestling, giving her a distinct edge when reporting on the action in the ring. With her direct association with sport on the ground, Manjot is able to provide unparalleled insight into the world of pro wrestling, offering readers an in-depth look at the personalities, rivalries, and storylines that define the sport.
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