Following Goldberg’s relatively quick destruction of Brock Lesnar at the Survivor Series pay-per-view, attention is already turning to 2017 where the two icons are reportedly set to meet for the third time.
Goldberg is already 2-0 up against The Beast Incarnate, adding last weekend’s win to his WrestleMania XX victory, as both men went on to leave the company following an underwhelming match.
2-0 AGAINST THE BEAST
However, with Goldberg sticking around, it’s expected that the Royal Rumble match will be used as a platform for Lesnar to cost him the chance to win, and set up a third and final encounter at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando.
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The WWE have now taken an interesting tactic to see whether its fans will be interested to see a third battle between the pair, with some slightly surprising results.
WWE.com ran a poll over the weekend, giving fans two options to share their opinion on whether the match is something they'd want to see again.
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It was a simple yes or no question; whether fans did want to see what an angry Lesnar does in his response to his loss at Survivor Series, or whether Goldberg being 2-0 up already means there's nothing left to prove.
The WWE often run polls on their Twitter account, asking fans whether they enjoyed an episode of Monday Night Raw, or NXT, for example.
Sometimes, they take the feedback and change certain things, so it remains to be seen whether they take fan input into question here as 47% of the fans that voted don’t want to see them compete against each other again.
GOLDBERG VS. LESNAR 3?
Even if it isn’t against Lesnar, Goldberg could still stick around if he receives the same amount of money he did for Survivor Series.
On The Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Dave Meltzer noted: “The situation is, [Bill] Goldberg got a deal from WWE to do one show, and it was a real big money deal.
“The impression I’ve got is that he will wrestle as many times for that figure, as many times as Vince [McMahon] wants him to wrestle.
“So the ball’s in Vince’s court. It’s not like [Goldberg] is going in there and saying. ’I’m ready to retire.’ If they meet his number, he’ll be there. So, it’s up to Vince.”
Seth Rollins has also been touted as a potential opponent for Goldberg, but with Vince and the WWE going all in on this feud, it doesn’t seem like fan reaction will deter them from their long-term plans.
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