As you will surely have had the opportunity to see widely from the last edition of Summerslam, which aired last Saturday, WWE wanted to give its fans two sensational returns, namely those of Brock Lesnar and Becky Lynch, with the two main eventers missing.
now on the call for over a year, with the first having made her last match at Wrestlemania 36, while the second had given her title of Raw Women's Champion to the Japanese Asuka immediately after Money in the Bank. If many did not notice it, among the fans of the WWE Universe, many others instead realized it immediately.
With the return of the two to Summerslam, both Lesnar and "The Man", however, were automatically drafted in the Friday Night Smackdown roster, with Becky even becoming the absolute champion on the evening of her return, while Lesnar would seem to have immediately established a feud with the Universal champion of the blue show, Roman Reigns.
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Apparently, according to what was reported recently by the well-known Mat Men Pro Wrestling podcast, from the words of Andrew Zarian, an equally well-known overseas journalist, the executives of NBC and therefore of the group that also controls USA Network, a channel that broadcasts Monday Night Raw and NXT, are said to have been very bitter for having lost two crystalline talents like those of Becky Lynch and Brock Lesnar.
As reported in the last episode of the podcast, in fact: "There are little problems with the NBC and US guys and the fact that Smackdown is now full of talent." According to the executives of the well-known American television network, in fact, now Smackdown's said to have by far the most talented roster of the entire company, with Monday Night Raw which would be losing hits on big hits, as already done with the dismissal of Bray Wyatt or that of Strowman, the first big blows for the red roster this year.
SummerSlam 2021 ended with Brock Lesnar's long-awaited WWE return as he confronted Roman Reigns and was also involved in a brutal post-show segment with John Cena. Andrew Zarian of The Mat Men Pro Wrestling podcast revealed that getting Lesnar back was WWE's response to CM Punk's debut on AEW Rampage.
As per the planned flow of events, Roman Reigns was on course for a WrestleMania 38 match with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in 2022. The Tribal Chief was then supposed to face Brock Lesnar at the following year's WrestleMania.