‘The Beast’ Brock Lesnar Once Nearly Broke Down When He Talked About a WWE Legend, Who Was Also His Close Friend

Published 02/11/2023, 6:00 PM EST

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The Beast Incarnate Brock Lesnar is one of the most dominating and toughest superstars on the WWE roster. Ever since Lesnar made his debut for the company, he has kept all of his foes on their toes with fear. Lesnar made his debut for WWE in 2002, and around 21 years later, he still is one of the top stars.

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Apart from professional wrestling, Lesnar has also tried his hands at football and MMA, preferably UFC. Over the years, Lesnar has registered himself as a true beast, and as an opponent not to be messed with. However, there exists one side of Lesnar, which many fans are yet to discover.

Back in 2002, when Brock Lesnar made his debut for WWE, he became good friends with WWE Legend Curt Hennig, Kurt Angle, and Spike Dudley. However, when Hennig died in 2003, Lesnar was left devastated and broken.

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In an old resurfaced video, Brock Lesnar could be seen on the verge of breaking down, as he speaks and pays tribute to his lost friend, Curt Hennig. Losing a close friend is equal to receiving a shock, and Lesnar did receive a shock when he lost Hennig.

What did Brock Lesnar say about his friend Curt Hennig?

It was a rare moment for fans to witness, when they saw Brock Lesnar almost on the verge of breaking down and be in tears. However, Lesnar controlled his emotions, and gulped down a sob before he again spoke about Mr.Perfect.

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The Beast Incarnate claimed that he knew Hennig like no one else because he was very close with him. He said,You know, Curt had a very serious side. There wasn’t a day I didn’t talk to him. He was talking about his kids, his wife. He carried their photos and stuff in his wallet.”

Curt Hennig was a WWE legend and inspired many superstars, including Lesnar himself. His passing away hit Lesnar hard, and brought him to almost tears, which is a rare scenario.

What is planned for Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 39?

Brock Lesnar is currently in the best version of his career. His babyface character has won over the fans, and everyone has been loving cowboy Brock Lesnar. The Beast Incarnate is scheduled to face Bobby Lashley at the Elimination Chamber.

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However, Lesnar was rumored to face Gunther at WrestleMania 39, but it seems that the match might not take place. Dave Meltzer has reported that Lesnar might not be facing Gunther at the marquee event. And either Sheamus or Drew McIntyre would go against the leader of The Imperium.

Brock Lesnar’s opponent has not yet been revealed, and fans will need to wait more the news to come out. Gunther had also expressed his thoughts on facing Lesnar.

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Who do you think Brock Lesnar will face at WrestleMania 39?

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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.
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