Brock Lesnar reported to have plenty of heat in the WWE locker room after escaping drugs ban

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Unless you've been living under a rock, you know by now that Brock Lesnar failed two tests with the USADA ahead of his grand return to the UFC last month.

It looks as if his win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200 will be stricken from the record and his record-setting purse will be severely slashed. However, his life in the WWE appears to be continuing like nothing happened.

Reports emerged earlier this week that the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion will not be punished by the company and he is effectively exempt from the WWE Wellness Policy due to his part-time status.

According to a rumour from CageSideSeats, there are some performers within WWE who are upset and vocal about Brock Lesnar being exempt from the policy, despite failing two tests with the USADA.

That's perfectly understandable. The Beast Incarnate clearly plays by his own rules in the WWE due to his immense drawing power and mainstream status. There is no other PPV pull in the WWE today that can rival Lesnar's name, perhaps not even John Cena.

The fact that Lesnar is on a limited schedule and rakes in close to a reported $3 million a year before merchandise and PPV receipts can't help relations in the back either.

The Minnesota-native is known to be a very reserved man and doesn't typically like to deal with people. The chances of the 39-year-old explaining himself to the Raw locker room is non-existent and, in reality, Lesnar could draw all the heat in the world from the boys in the back, but he's virtually untouchable as a gala name to Vince McMahon at this point.

His bout with Randy Orton at Summerslam has been built too much to be pulled now. Perhaps not storyline wise, but the company have invested in posters, advertisements and have used the battle as the prime draw for the event.

Don't expect Lesnar to suffer any consequences anytime soon, and he certainly won't be pushed down the card like Roman Reigns appears to be in the process of.

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