Some good news for WWE. Viewership for Monday Night Raw is back at 4 million this week. Many are attributing that to the return of Brock Lesnar, which was widely mentioned through social media by the internet wrestling community. A few are giving credit to Machine Gun Kelly, who is a mainstream name.
June 16, 2015
While there was some confusion earlier about whether or not Brock Lesnar was going to be making his return to WWE on Monday Night Raw this week, there has been reports that state that the former world heavyweight champion has landed in Cleveland and is headed to the arena. An appearance is likely unless management changes their mind at the last minute.
June 15, 2015
In case you have forgotten, Brock Lesnar is set to make his return to WWE on the next episode of Monday Night Raw. He is also scheduled to be appearing quite regularly until Summerslam, so you can expect a story line and a feud to be given to the former world heavyweight champion. Seth Rollins is the most likely candidate.
June 11, 2015
On June 22, 2015, WWE will be hosting Monday Night Raw in Indianapolis. The event has now become something that wrestling fans should not miss out on. Bankers Life Fieldhouse took to social media to announce that Brock Lesnar will be making his return to Monday Night Raw that evening. It appears that the comeback was recently negotiated and agreed upon. In the story line, Lesnar is still serving his suspension for attacking the commentators.
May 28, 2015
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
Initially, Paul Heyman was supposed to make his return before Brock Lesnar by working segments with Michael Cole about the story line lawsuit that is taking place. Lots of ideas were being discussed backstage on how to make that happen. However, it appears that WWE could not decide on a good one, as it is now being reported that Heyman is not scheduled to make his return to television until July. That is when Lesnar is scheduled to be back.
April 27, 2015
While a lot of people were under the impression that Brock Lesnar was going to scratch the itch and make a return to MMA, Dana White revealed that he was not very close at all to being able to sign his former world heavyweight champion to a contract. White stated that Lesnar was 38 years old, and the deal that WWE offered to him was simply too lucrative and favorable to resist. White still continues to have nothing but positive things to say about Lesnar.
April 17, 2015
There was actually a good amount of discussion throughout the afternoon about whether or not Michael Cole would be doing commentary on Monday Night Raw. Since people backstage were so divided, the decision was made to keep him off of television this week, in order to sell how brutal the beating from Brock Lesnar was. Many in WWE felt that it would be downplaying his impact if Cole were to be able to return to television so soon.
April 6, 2015