Will Brock Lesnar be WWE champion again?
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@Catch_Lutte Do you see Brock Lesnar take the WWE or World Title during his new time in WWE? #TribWrestling
Brock Lesnar has no business or purpose holding a world title. For Lesnar to hold a world title, it will cost WWE. He isn't a cheap attraction to have now as every contract stipulates a set number of dates he will appear for television.
If he were champion, those dates would have to increase so he can appear and would cost WWE more money. Lesnar holding a title wouldn't make him any bigger an attraction for WWE, or at least not enough to justify the expense.
The Rock is the biggest star in Hollywood. He was justified for the brief run he had recently as champion. He's across the world on so many platforms that the exposure he was able to bring to WWE and the title justifies whatever money spent.
Lesnar is a special attraction. Perhaps you can sell it that he's bigger than a world title. He's Brock Lesnar. At times, fighting and or beating him might mean more than the world titles, well, the world heavyweight title anyways.
@JMPowers83 Are you surprised at the lack of reaction The Wyatt Family are getting? #TribWRESTLING
I can't be surprised with something I don't hear.
There isn't a lack of reaction for the Wyatt Family. The new trio is being established to the WWE audience. They're the most complex and fresh story WWE has right now. The cities they're appearing in are seeing them for the first time. The audience is sitting back and watching. Taking it all in and realizing their a big deal.
This is what WWE wanted. The crowd reacts when they're told to react. The crowd reacted on the brutal beating from the Wyatts to the respected veteran Kane. The crowd reacts when Wyatt is preaching his rhetoric.
Just sit back and follow the buzzards.
@OrangePunisher Do you ever see Mr. Anderson/Kennedy returning to WWE since RVD has made a return? #tribwrestling
I was a big fan of Mr. Kennedy during his run in WWE. Unfortunately, if I'm preaching reality than the reality is Kennedy returning is highly unlikely.
There was a lot of excitement and talent involved in Kennedy's time in WWE from 2005-09. There was also a lot of controversy involved in his WWE tenure.
He was booked to beat an impressive number of established former champions, and he did. He won Money in the Bank. He was set to be revealed as Vince “Kennedy” McMahon's illegitimate child. However, injury, wellness policy violation suspensions and backstage politics stopped all of that from reaching full potential.
Guys like RVD have returned to WWE, but the difference from RVD to Kennedy is what they did.
I remember and like what Kennedy did, but I'm remembering what COULD have been. RVD actually became champion. RVD was involved in the revolution of hardcore wrestling in the United States. RVD pointing to his shoulders saying his initials is known worldwide by wrestling fans.
I wish I could say the same for whenever I hear the name Kennedy and I wait three seconds only to scream it again.
He's approaching 40 and never got to do much to ink his way in the big pages of the WWE history books for success. That's not a shot at Kennedy, it's just reality.
I know coming from this Kennedy fan — sometimes reality sucks.
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