The WWE Universe were left stunned on Sunday night, when Goldberg made light work of Brock Lesnar in the main event of Survivor Series.
Nobody expected a 30-minute technical masterclass between the rivals, but an 85-second finish took everybody by surprise, as it only took two Spears and one Jackhammer to pin The Beast Incarnate clean in the middle of the ring.
It’s already been reported that the reason for the match playing out this way is because Goldberg will be competing in the Royal Rumble, and a win like this keeps him strong heading into the event.
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However, according to Dave Meltzer from the latest episode of the Wrestling Observer Radio, the idea to play the contest out in this manner was Lesnar’s all along.
Fans aren’t exactly happy with what went down; you only need to take a look at numerous social media outlets to see the visible frustration.
Some aren’t happy that this special attraction match was built up brilliantly, and they stayed up late to watch something that finished so quick.
Other dislike the fact that it makes Lesnar look weak, and in turn, it makes him conquering The Undertaker’s streak seems useless as he was disposed of so easily, whereas a mythical character that remained unbeaten for so long couldn’t even get the job done.
However, it’s reportedly Lesnar that wanted this feud to continue, as he supposedly believes there’s a lot of money to be made from having a third match between the pair – despite Goldberg being 2-0 up.
It’s thought that Goldberg needed a compelling win to get the third bout as over as possible, and to make it believable.
Plus, Lesnar can afford losing right now and return to go on a tear before picking up a win.
It could actually go on to be a highly successful move on Lesnar’s part.
The assumption is that we’ll see a repeat of the 2004 Royal Rumble where Lesnar cost Goldberg the chance to win; before culminating their feud at WrestleMania XX.
The rubber match could take place in Orlando, and Lesnar can go on to become one of the few men to defeat Goldberg clean, in what could be his final match and a perfect way to bow out.
What do you make of the rumours that Brock Lesnar wanted his match against Goldberg to finish that way? Have YOUR say in the comments section below.
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