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Brock Lesnar has been a top guy for Vince McMahon since his shocking debut after WrestleMania X-8 2002. He won the WWE Championship defeating The Rock in the 2002 Summer Slam, thus becoming the youngest Champion then. After his short stint in WWE,  he crossed over to MMA and there he won the UFC Championship.

Since then, almost everybody has accepted him as a legitimate fighter which has brought laurels to WWE and Lesnar. A recent podcast has added one more admirer of Brock Lesnar who feels Lesnar is one of the most outstanding individuals.

RVD feels Brock Lesnar is good for Business

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During Lesnar’s meteoric rise in 2002, The Beast slayed many greats of the sport, including The Immortal Hulk Hogan. One of the greats in this list included WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam who once lost his match against Lesnar in under six minutes in 2002. 

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1 of a kind with RVD podcast features WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam and host Dominic DeAngelo. They released episode 14 of their podcast on 22nd August which was titled “Shawn Michaels”. During the podcast, RVD briefly touched upon the meteoric rise of Brock Lesnar during his first run from 2002 to 2004.

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He said “Brock Lesnar is, in my opinion, one of the most outstanding individuals to be in the industry. The fact that he can be the UFC Champion at the same time, and legitimately brag about being the toughest guy in the world … that’s so good for the business. And he’s so good for the business. He’s what a pro wrestler should be — he’s a great amateur wrestler that went pro because he was so damn good.

RVD shares an opinion similar to that of many regarding Lesnar. He too feels that Lesnar brought legitimacy to his profile as a pro wrestler when he became UFC Heavyweight Champion. It turned out to be a good decision for Lesnar and WWE. As per RVD, that’s what an ideal pro wrestler should be.

He further spoke about Lesnar’s biggest feat since his return from UFC.

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RVD takes a jibe at WWE for Brock Lesnar’s unique feat

RVD further spoke upon Undertaker’s defeat by Lesnar at WrestleMania “I was shocked at the shock. I couldn’t believe how the boys [in the locker room] turned into little kids … I’m like, ‘Wow, Why did they care so much?’ I couldn’t believe it.” 

After his Hell in a Cell win against The Phenom, many believed that Brock Lesnar was the only deserving performer to end the streak. But RVD took a jibe at the WWE locker room with his sarcastic comment after The Undertaker’s defeat.

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Brock Lesnar is on a break as of now after his recent feud against Cody Rhodes. Do you agree with RVD’s opinion of The Beast Incarnate?

Watch this story: Things Brock Lesnar Has Destroyed Over the Years

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