Brock Lesnar’s Return to Main Event Status Was Not Earned

On the first of the month, John Cena took on the Rock at Wrestlemania XXVIII in arguably the most hyped match in WWE history. The match lasted over half an hour, and it lived up to the hype in my opinion.

The next night on Monday Night Raw saw The Rock come out at the beginning of the show and tell the crowd that he is back for good. In Rock terms that means that he will make sporadic appearances throughout the year. That is much better than an eight-year hiatus, but it may not be enough for some WWE fans.

Later that night John Cena came out to actually congratulate The Rock. During his time on the mic, the crowd could be heard chanting “We Want Lesnar!” Cena partially acknowledged these chants but did not want to give away Lesnar’s return entirely. It was already announced that Lesnar had signed with the WWE before he appeared on Raw, but this was still unknown to many WWE fans.

When Cena asked The Rock to come to the ring, Lesnar’s music hit and the crowd went absolutely insane. Lesnar came out and quickly gave Cena an F5 after baiting him with a handshake.

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This past Monday on Raw provided some actual non-PG entertainment when Cena and Lesnar brawled, which saw Lesnar actually punch Cena right in the mouth. He connected right on Cena’s face and then began to give him “fake” punches. (He must have forgotten where he was, or he really just does not like John Cena).

brock-lesnarBefore the brawl occurred, John Laurinaitis announced that Cena and Lesnar would face off at Extreme Rules. This means that for the second pay-per-view in a row, John Cena will face off against someone who has not wrestled since the mid-2000s.

This also means that a non-regular wrestler will get to headline a pay-per-view. This may be seen as exciting to many WWE fans, but it is truly not fair to all the guys in the back who are there every day doing the televised shows, along with the countless “house” shows.

It is obvious that Brock Lesnar is capable of being a main event star, just as he was when he wrestled from 2002-2004. My only problem is that he gets to come right back to the company that he walked out on and is immediately given a feud against the current star of the company in John Cena.

The interesting part of this feud is that Cena does not hold a title belt, so this being the main event is interesting. If Cena is supposed to be the guy, why is he not at least defending a title against guys such as The Rock or Brock Lesnar? This could be why the WWE is able to get away with having The Rock headline Wrestlemania, as his win did not have a major effect on the overall landscape of the WWE.

If Cena did hold a title, Lesnar could be put into a #1 contender’s tournament for a match against Cena. This could actually make Lesnar headlining Extreme Rules more logical, but this is avoided by having Cena not hold a title.

If Lesnar had spent more than two years in the WWE, I may feel different about this topic. However, when he left to pursue an unsuccessful NFL career, it is tough to agree with him being pegged as being as influential as The Rock. The only thing on Lesnar’s side is that his career has been so short, that many fans simply want to see more of him.
 



About Steve Kubitza

Being a native of the Cleveland, Steve Kubitza has endured many years of sports torture. He is a die-hard fan of his hometown teams, and also is a fan of professional sports in general. His articles will cover many different stories regarding the latest news, along with his opinions, in the world of sports. He also gets into the world of professional wrestling, offering his views on the current landscape of the WWE. Follow him on Twitter (@KubitzaMSF) to hear his opinions on everything from Cleveland sports to the WWE.

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