Brock Lesnar is No Longer With WWE

Published 08/31/2020, 9:54 PM EDT


Brock Lesnar might have some very bad news for Vince McMahon and the WWE. As per multiple reports, ‘The Beast’ is no longer under a WWE contract.

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The first signs of this disagreement were seen when Brock’s merchandise was pulled from the WWE Shop. Later, PWInsider reported that the reasons for this were very grave. Brock’s negotiations with WWE had fallen through after his contract expired.

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That all but confirmed that Lesnar is currently a free agent. Interestingly, his advocate Paul Heyman has shockingly aligned himself with Roman Reigns on SmackDown. If you connect the dots, it seems like WWE has prepared itself for a post Lesnar future.

Brock Lesnar is no stranger to lengthy contract negotiations

WWE insiders will tell you that this is a routine exercise with Lesnar. Every year, he tells Vince that he’s done with the company. However, the boss manages to get him back with even more money.

These negotiations usually start after WrestleMania. Lesnar returns around SummerSlam time.

However, there’s been no mention of Lesnar during the entire summer. At this juncture, the pause of conversation between him and the WWE could signal a big shake up.

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AEW will be waiting with baited breaths for this opportunity. The company knows that if they manage to get Lesnar on-board, it will their biggest coup till date. ‘The Beast’ will get them unprecedented attention and ratings.

As fans online are speculating, it will be the equivalent of Hulk Hogan’s WCW debut. The Hulkster’s debut on TNT had heavily tilted the scales in favor of WCW.

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On the other hand, this might just be a ploy by Lesnar to get an easier schedule and a heftier purse. He already has a very light timetable; however, everyone knows that Lesnar is no fan of regular competition.

Do you think Brock Lesnar is moving away from the WWE? Let us know in the comments section.

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Aryan Sharma

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Aryan Sharma is a WWE and Tennis author and editor at EssentiallySports. Being a journalism graduate from Delhi University, he combines his love for creating content with an astute knowledge of almost three eras of professional wrestling. He's also a Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova fan and likes to write on the social impact of these two legends beyond their achievements on the tennis court.

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