On August 17 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, John Cena will; put his WWE World Heavyweight Championship on the line in the main event when he takes on the conqueror of the streak; Brock Lesnar.
A lot of fans are still coming to terms with The Undertaker’s loss to Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania XXX, deeming him unworthy of ending such a legendary streak.
It had to happen one day and realistically Brock Lesnar was the logical choice, anyone other than Lesnar would have been unrealistic. The problems with the armchair booking fans is that they refuse to let go of a decision the WWE made which they personally didn’t like, as Triple H kindly pointed out a few weeks ago on Raw. They can’t and won’t ever please every single fan.
The same situations moves over to the John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar match at SummerSlam; some fans will be unhappy and decide to boycott the WWE for a week before staying up to watch Raw the following night. When you think about it Brock Lesnar is the only realistic threat to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and is the only logical choice to compete in the main event for a prestigious championship.
The only other achievement left to conquer for Brock is to capture the WWE World Heavyweight Championship; he’s conquered the streak already so there’s nothing more left to do.
Reigns isn't ready
I’m a huge Roman Reigns fan, since his days competing as Leakee in FCW. But the fact is even though fans will want to watch a one on one match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship against John Cena in the main event of SummerSlam, he just isn’t ready for it; it’s as simple as that. He is good, in fact he will be the number one guy in the company this time next year, but he just isn’t ready at this stage of his career.
He needs more work in certain departments, especially his microphone work which is slowly improving week by week. Even though he is a big threat, he isn’t ready and a singles match against Randy Orton – regardless of the feelings fans have towards him – is the perfect match for Reigns’ development.
Daniel Bryan is the rightful champion, but he is injured and will need more neck surgery so obviously he has to be taken out of the equation.
If fans don’t want to see Lesnar compete for the gold, then let’s not even get to Randy Orton. I have no idea what he has done to get on the nerves of so many fans but he can work. We’ve seen Orton as the face of the company for long enough, another stint at the top isn’t needed right now.
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The list can go on and on, Alberto Del Rio won’t reach those heights again unfortunately, Bray Wyatt doesn’t need any gold to go over with the fans, Chris Jericho is only back until September, there is too much controversy surrounding Rusev and Dolph Ziggler will probably never get pushed to the top again.
Kane is just dipping in and out of various feuds for The Authority so it’s a good thing he isn’t involved whereas Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins will get their shot one day.
The only other option the WWE could have gone with perhaps a month ago was to throw Cesaro into the mix first, before Brock Lesnar enters the picture and Heyman ends his alliance with Cesaro. Right now there hasn’t been any reason for their split so that could have played a role in a potential triple threat match.
So by the looks of it, The Beast Incarnate is the only option the WWE have right now to snatch the gold from John Cena, not only is he the logical choice but he should be the one walking out with the gold.
He is a realistic champion, he is a big threat to Cena and he won’t even need to appear every single week. He has the greatest mouthpiece the company has probably ever seen in Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar won’t be missed as a potential champion.
WWE fans – do you think Brock Lesnar is the best choice for John Cena? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.