Since the top of the roster is extremely thin right now, WWE has decided to take some measures to ensure that their live events numbers do not decline too severely. To do that, they have opened up the pocket book and signed Brock Lesnar for a couple of more shows. He has already been announced to work a non televised live event in Houston in January. That might be turned into a WWE Network special.
November 11, 2015
On December 19th, WWE is doing a live event at the Forum in Inglewood. It will be the first time in two decades that the promotion has done a show at the venue. There is speculation that Brock Lesnar could be working that show, even though it is not television or pay per view. Some of the advertisement features Lesnar. There are also advertisement that does not feature Lesnar, so there is some confusion there.
October 29, 2015
As some of you may already know, Brock Lesnar has been signed to work the big live event at Madison Square Garden. He was initially rumored to be wrestling Bo Dallas on the show, but that was proven wrong. WWE has finally decided on an opponent for the former world heavyweight champion. He will be wrestling Big Show that night. The event is being aired exclusively on the Network.
September 2, 2015
Whenever WWE does a live event at Madison Square Garden, they treat it like a pay per view, even though it is not always televised. The show is so big that management is even willing to shell out some additional money to Brock Lesnar so that he can make it even more of a special occasion. Rumors are floating around right now that he is going to be wrestling Bo Dallas, but the front office has yet to choose an opponent for that evening.
August 27, 2015
In a fine example of how much WWE values their live event show at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Brock Lesnar has been booked to work the event. That was one of the stipulations that management inserted into his new and higher paying contract. The company has treated the show with as much importance as they do the pay per view events.
July 30, 2015
When WWE decided to air a live event in Japan this weekend because Brock Lesnar agreed to work the show, many were under the assumption that Paul Heyman was going to be by his side, as fans across the world know of their association. However, it has been revealed that Heyman will not be brought along for the ride. Lesnar will be working the show by himself.
July 2, 2015
Fans have long been begging WWE to do more pay per view events from overseas, and the company has decided on just that. Management has decided to convert a regular live event in Japan into a special that will air on their online video subscription service. The addition of Brock Lesnar helped the company to sell out the event, so they decided to take advantage of that by broadcasting the show in the United States.
June 3, 2015
On July 4, 2015, WWE is doing a live event at the Sumo Hall in Tokyo. The show just received a bit of a boost, as Brock Lesnar has signed on to wrestle that night. He was originally planning on going to Japan anyways to meet with the legendary Masa Saito. The former world heavyweight champion opted to work, so that he can have his trip paid for. In a rather interesting move, management has chosen Kofi Kingston as his opponent that night.
May 29, 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