Brock Lesnar was on the dropping finish of the Final Man Standing Match towards Roman Reigns for the Undisputed WWE Common Championship on Saturday night time at SummerSlam. “The Beast” managed to climb out of the rubble from the match and climb to the highest of the damaged ring to wave goodbye to the followers at Nissan Stadium after the cameras stopped rolling, which appeared to point some type of send-off. WWE additionally went out of its solution to promote Sunday’s match as the ultimate confrontation between Reigns and Lesnar, which implies Brock is out of the world championship image till Reigns is lastly dethroned.
However was SummerSlam the final we’ll see of Lesnar in a WWE ring? The brief reply isn’t any. It was reported following his return at SummerSlam 2021 that he had signed a brand new 18-month contract with the corporate, which is simply now reaching the one-year mark. WWE can also be persevering with to make use of Lesar for promoting upcoming pay-per-views, with the Day 1 2023 announcement that includes the previous world champion.
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As for Reigns, “The Tribal Chief” overtly said throughout a latest interview on TODAY that he does not need any extra matches with Lesnar. The pair have beforehand clashed in one-on-one matches at six totally different pay-per-views relationship again to 2015.
“I am on a course now to do one thing that nobody has ever performed, dominate Brock Lesnar,” Reigns stated. “We’re actually getting into that type of timeframe in my profession the place I am actually pushing myself to a special stage and attempting to attain issues which have by no means been performed earlier than. And anytime you possibly can beat Brock Lesnar thrice in a row, that is fairly good. That is a feather within the cap.”
“I hope it is the final time,” he added. “It hurts. It is brutal being within the ring with Brock. He is a giant ol’ nation boy and has such an incredible, official background. He began as an newbie wrestler, right through the collegiate ranks, into the UFC as all people is aware of, heavyweight champion. He is dominated WWE for a very long time. The one drawback he has is Roman Reigns confirmed up and took over. It may be nice.”
Reigns will now flip his consideration to the Conflict on the Fortress pay-per-view on Sept. 3 in Cardiff, Wales. He’ll tackle Drew McIntyre in the principle occasion of that present together with his title on the road.