Paul Heyman reflects on Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar's umpteenth return to WWE didn't go down at all

by Simone Brugnoli
Paul Heyman reflects on Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar's umpteenth return to WWE didn't go down at all. Aided by the injuries of Randy Orton and Cody Rhodes, WWE was forced to hastily recall the Beast, who hadn't set foot in the ring since WrestleMania 38. Shortly thereafter, news broke that Lesnar and Roman Reigns will start a new chapter in their fiery rivalry at SummerSlam.

The 'Tribal Chief' gave a great performance to the 'Showcase of the Immortals', reiterating that he is the undisputed leader of the company. “The prospect of a new match between Roman and Brock made many turn up their noses, but I am optimistic.

Lesnar's character has drastically changed in recent months and we could see a different match" - analyzed Eric Bischoff in the latest edition of his podcast. During a long interview with the 'Dallas Morning News', Paul Heyman illustrated the main differences between these two giants.

“Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar are very different from each other, which affects my management. Brock is the equivalent of a rabid dog who weighs 225 pounds, he always wants to tear everyone to pieces and cannot be kept on a leash.

He is not the owner who commands the dog, but vice versa” - explained Paul Heyman with a nice metaphor.

Paul Heyman on Brock Lesnar

“Roman Reigns appreciates my work and doesn't keep me on a leash. He has earned everyone's respect and there is no longer any doubt that he is one of the best ever” - added Paul.

In the latest episode of 'Drive Thru', Jim Cornette had beautiful words for Paul Heyman: “Paul is a sacred monster of this business, there is no doubt about it. I have observed several times the segments that have seen him (as the) protagonist together with Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns, he was truly formidable.

Heyman's presence and contribution made those segments exceptional. We are talking about an absolute genius. It is not only his words that make the difference, but it is also his facial expressions. His expressions increase the feeling of realism in the beholder".

He also claimed that he was planning to make an on-screen return at the Showcase of the Immortals as the manager of an unexpected wrestler: "Here comes what is going to be the headlines tomorrow from this show. This was right before WrestleMania (18) in Toronto in 2002...

So, I was scheduled to come back, cause I had left being on an on-air position after Survivor Series (2001) when the WWE beat the Alliance... I was off-air, I was behind the scenes. I was supposed to come back on the air, in 2002, at WrestleMania, with Chris Benoit."

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