The WWE Universe is hoping that the days of Roman Reigns challenging Brock Lesnar for the Universal Title are over. At least for now.
It’s well known that the undisputed WWE Universal Champion is on his way out of the WWE. However, he will stick around at least through SummerSlam.
When Lesnar signed with WWE and later made his main roster debut in 2002, he was a young prospect, who was pushed heavily.
He was an amateur wrestler and made the transition into pro wrestling very quickly.
There are only a handful of guys that have made the transition and had major success. Lesnar is one and WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle is another.
Although he was pushed to the moon by WWE Chairman Vince McMahon and the WWE creative team, Lesnar was not one who liked to be on the road. In WWE, you are on the road for at least 300 days a year if not more.
That is taxing on someone’s body as well as the mind. Thus, Lesnar saw the exit door and took it following his match with Bill Goldberg at WrestleMania 20 in 2004.
After briefly competing in New Japan Pro Wrestling and having a successful run in the UFC, the current WWE champion decided to return home.
Lesnar returned to WWE on April 2, 2012, on Raw, as a villain, by confronting and delivering an F-5 to John Cena. This move made sense for both sides. WWE needed star power, and Lesnar got paid extremely well for working a limited schedule.
Since he returned to the company, Lesnar has slowly but surely started working more events that include TV, PPV (pay-per-view) and house shows.
UFC President Dana White has already confirmed that Lesnar is on his way back to the promotion and will fight under the UFC banner inside the Octagon.
Lesnar is slated to defend the Universal Title against Reigns at the upcoming SummerSlam pay-per-view event that takes place this Sunday (August 19, 2018) in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center on the WWE Network.
According to Wrestling Inc, the sports entertainment company sent out a fan survey to find out who their fanbase thinks are top stars. One name missing from that list is Brock Lesnar.
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