Paul Heyman Says WWE's Bloodline Saga Is In The 'Bottom Of The Third'

Paul Heyman gave some insight into the ever-evolving Bloodline Saga during the press conference after WWE SummerSlam 2023's results were finalized. At Saturday's event, Jimmy Uso turned on his brother and helped Roman Reigns defeat Jey Uso, retaining not only his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship but also the title of "Tribal Chief."

"Bottom of the third," Heyman said when bluntly asked what inning the program is in, speaking baseball parlance. "I mean, we're just figuring this stuff out. We haven't even hit our stride yet. If you want to take the arrogant approach, I'm sure Paul Levesque will tell you all the box office records that have been smashed. And every Friday night when we show up at SmackDown, we're always told this is the largest gate of this, and this is the largest gate of that. This is the largest premium live event, and this is the largest WrestleMania."

"We can sit there and point to what really drove all of this," Heyman continued, "and that's quite clearly the bloodline. And when I say the bloodline, I essentially mean the tribal chief, Roman Reigns. But we're just figuring this out. There's so much more to learn. There's so much more for us to grasp. There's so much more for us to master. It's a craft, and it's an evolving craft."

After mentioning Reigns wants to be the greatest of all time, Heyman said "That's what RomanReigns is determined to mean for me. That's the only reason why I agreed to have life after Lesnar. How could I have ever topped the run I had with Brock Lesnar? Roman Reigns, because he's that ambitious, because he wants it that badly.

After circling back to his answer about being in the bottom of the third inning, Heyman dropped quite the tease: "Wait till you see what we've got in the fourth."