“Brock Sent Rock to Hollywood”: Fans Become Nostalgic as Brock Lesnar and Dwayne Johnson’s Historic Moment Resurfaces

Published 08/26/2022, 12:00 PM EDT

Brock Lesnar has been a dominant force in WWE, ever since the day he set foot in the ring. The Beast Incarnate has won several championships while squashing some greats inside the ring. He first arrived in WWE in 2002 and set his mark from the first day onwards.

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Lesnar, in the truest sense, is a beast inside the ring. He won the 2002 King of the Ring in his very first year and the 2003 Royal Rumble. His size and wrestling abilities provided him with a huge push and made him one of the top stars.

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Brock Lesnar became the youngest WWE champion at 25. He defeated Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to win his first championship in WWE at the 2002 WWE SummerSlam. The Rock lost his championship and turned his focus toward Hollywood soon after. The 2002 era was the start of the Ruthless Aggression era, and it had its champion in Brock Lesnar.

Lesnar was built as ‘the next big thingin WWE and was given a massive push by the company. Credit also goes to The Rock who put Lesnar over and built him in a way that dominated his in-ring abilities and heel-ish persona.

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After a video resurfaced on social media, featuring the superstars during their vintage fight up, fans started getting nostalgic.

One fan took a dig at that moment and wrote this:

Other fans were of the opinion that, The Rock they saw that night was the best version of The Rock.

One fan even acknowledged that SummerSlam as the best.

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Brock Lesnar confirmed to return to WWE in 2023?

The Beast Incarnate has always been a ticket-selling machine for WWE. He is one of the most popular superstars in WWE and fans love to see him get inside the squared circle. One of the top drawing superstars in WWE, Lesnar has always been a part-timer since his return almost a decade ago. Even after being so, he has many records to his name.

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The latest reports suggest that, Lesnar might again return next year in 2023. He has been advertised for two premium events in the coming year. Brock Lesnar is currently the only superstar to feature in the poster of the live event, Day 1. Lesnar is also featured for WrestleMania 39, which is said to take place in April 2023.

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Shounak Chakrabarti

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Shounak Chakrabarti is WWE writer at EssentiallySports. With a degree in Journalism, he wants to stand tall as an objective journalist. An avid fan of wrestling from childhood, Shounak has followed the sport from its very core and Seth 'Freakin' Rollins just happens to be his favorite wrestler.

Edited By: Sreeda U M

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