A very interesting story was told by Skylar Astin during a podcast interview this week. He stated that when he and his brother attended a UFC event back in February, there was an incident with Brock Lesnar. Astin stated that his brother attempted to talk to Lesnar and try to convince him to return to WWE. Lesnar was then said to have lashed out, using a lot of profanity. The former heavyweight champion has yet to respond to the allegations.
May 13, 2015
In order to keep Brock Lesnar on the mind of their fans, WWE still has plans on bringing Paul Heyman back soon. He is scheduled to work a segment with Michael Cole in regards to the kayfabe lawsuit that the commentator is filing against the former world heavyweight champion. Management still wants that angle to happen, but they are still undecided as to when to pull the trigger. The focus right now has been mainly on the upcoming Extreme Rules.
April 19, 2015
In a sign of how well he is being accepted as a baby face, fans voted on the WWE website that Brock Lesnar should not be fined. They feel that the suspension is more than enough of a punishment. That bodes well for the creative department because they don't have to do as much work in building up support for him from the audience. The longstanding belief is that Lesnar has what it takes to be the top baby face in the company.
April 6, 2015
Despite signing a new three year contract to remain with WWE, there are those that still believe that Brock Lesnar has not completely shut the door on UFC. One of those people is the ever outspoken Chael Sonnen. He states that if Lesnar really wanted to do MMA again, then Dana White and Vince McMahon would find a way to make it happen. Sonnen stated that McMahon and White are closer than a lot of fans know.
April 2, 2015
During the seventh match at Wrestemania, Seth Rollins shocked the world by cashing in the Money in the Bank briefcase after Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar pounded one another rather brutally for several minutes. Fans showed their disdain for Reigns during the match, so they cheered heavily when Rollins appeared on the verge of winning. In the end, WWE opted to call an audible and let Rollins walk out as the new heavyweight champion.
March 29, 2015
Some possible good news for fans who are against the idea of Roman Reigns becoming the top star in WWE. There is now a really good chance that he does not get that opportunity because rumors have surfaced that Triple H has finally convinced Vince McMahon to let Brock Lesnar retain the heavyweight championship. The widespread feeling is that giving the belt to Reigns will actually hurt him in the long run because the fans are so against it right now.
March 26, 2015
During a recent interview, Jonathan Coachman confirmed that there is an element of jealousy in the locker room when someone gets a part time contract similar to what WWE gave Brock Lesnar this week. The front office has repeatedly tried to explain to the performers that until fans are paying big money to come see them, they're not going to be treated like stars. There's a pecking order in the company, and it's best to try to move up.
March 25, 2015
While a lot of WWE fans are overjoyed right now about the Brock Lesnar news, they are about to be brought back down to earth for a bit when they realize that the new contract means that John Cena has a better chance of winning the United States Heavyweight Championship from Rusev at Wrestlemania. Since Lesnar will still be part time, the front office wanted a belt on Cena, so that he can use it to headline live events each week.
March 24, 2015
Thanks in large part to the presence of Sting and Brock Lesnar, WWE has a little bit of momentum heading into Wrestlemania. The latest episode of Monday Night Raw saw an increase in viewership. While a lot of fans online have been critical of the awkward ending to the show, the belief is that they are still going to be tuning into the pay per view this upcoming Sunday. Numbers from the next episode of Raw will be especially telling.
March 24, 2015
When the latest episode of Monday Night Raw ended, a lot of fans took to social media to complain about the final segment between Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns. Many felt that it was a bit lackluster, especially since it was supposed to increase anticipation for Wrestlemania. It has now been reported that the live audience did not take well to the ending, either. Many of them expressed displeasure with WWE on the way out of the arena.
March 24, 2015