Simply after Roman Reigns managed to defeat John Cena in the principle occasion of SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar made a stunning return to WWE
The Beast Incarnate’s music hit and the new-look Lesnar hit the ring to confront Reigns who’s, after all, related to Lesnr’s former supervisor, Paul Heyman.
The battle of the Paul Heyman purchasers, Reigns and Lesnar, appears to be like the doubtless vacation spot given the staredown to shut SummerSlam, however Reigns would exit the ring and retreat with Heyman by his aspect.
Reigns had simply overwhelmed Cena after a basic SummerSlam major occasion the place the stipulation was if Reigns misplaced, he’d go away WWE.
Lesnar has historical past with each Reigns and Cena. After the present went off the air, Lesnar beat Cena down with a collection of suplexes and F5s, paying homage to their one-sided SummerSlam affair in 2014.
Lesnar hadn’t been seen on WWE TV since shedding to Drew McIntyre at WrestleMania 36 in April 2020.
His contract with WWE expired shortly after and as a result of firm being within the pandemic and the previous UFC heavyweight champion having no need to go away his Canada-based farm, the 2 sides didn’t conform to a brand new deal.
Nonetheless, it was all the time believed that they might work it out when followers might return to exhibits so it got here as a shock when Lesnar was not on WrestleMania 37.
Nonetheless, the 2 sides have clearly labored out a deal now and whereas the main points of the contact should not public, securing Lesnar, the largest free agent left in professional wrestling, is a giant coup for WWE.
Cena failed in his bid to develop into the first-ever 17-time world champion (no less than in WWE), however he talked about earlier than the showdown with the Tribal Chief that he was planning on hanging round in WWE for some time.
His path from right here just isn’t very clear, however Reigns and Lesnar may very well be heading for Excessive Guidelines subsequent month or Saudi Arabia in October.
WWE additionally introduced throughout SummerSlam that they might return to the Allegiant Stadium for July four weekend in 2022 to make Cash within the Financial institution a stadium present for the primary time.