Controversy has swept through the WWE Universe, igniting a fiery debate on social media platform X/Twitter, following a pivotal decision regarding the wrestling legend, Brock Lesnar, in light of recent allegations. Reports had initially suggested that the return of the formidable Brock Lesnar to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) stage was imminent, with his appearance slated for the highly anticipated 2024 Royal Rumble Premium Live Event.
However, the wrestling world was rocked when allegations emerged, linking Lesnar to a lawsuit filed against WWE's chairman, Vince McMahon. In response to these allegations, WWE swiftly pulled the plug on Lesnar's comeback plans.
Adding to Lesnar's woes, he has also been unceremoniously ousted from 2K's Supercard Digital Collectible game. This move signals WWE's intention to downplay his presence not only in their digital endeavors but across other licensing agreements as well, marking a significant setback for "The Beast Incarnate." Fans took to X/Twitter to voice their opinions and engage in spirited discussions as soon as news of Lesnar's predicament surfaced.
Meltzer Weighs In
Amidst the frenzy, renowned wrestling journalist Dave Meltzer shared his insights during a recent episode of the Wrestling Observer Radio podcast. Meltzer pointed out that WWE has welcomed back individuals who have committed more severe transgressions in the past than Lesnar's alleged involvement in the lawsuit.
He opined that WWE may be assessing the situation with a "wait and see" approach, gauging how long the controversy will linger. Meltzer also expressed doubt that Lesnar would ply his trade for any other wrestling promotion, given his stature and history with WWE.
The repercussions of Lesnar's removal from the 2024 Men's Royal Rumble Match were felt immediately, as NXT Superstar Bron Breakker was thrust into the spotlight, filling the void left by "The Beast Incarnate." The future remains uncertain, leaving fans and wrestling enthusiasts speculating on whether Lesnar will ever make a triumphant return to the Stamford-based promotion.
The wrestling world now waits with bated breath, eager to see how this dramatic chapter unfolds. With WWE's decision to distance themselves from Brock Lesnar, the stage is set for an intriguing and uncertain future for one of the industry's most dominant figures.