01 Nov 2019, 17:33 IST
Crown Jewel ended up being simply one other straightforward payday for Brock Lesnar. The Beast Incarnate confirmed up, destroyed Cain Velasquez in two minutes, pummeled him after the match, and went again dwelling with the title firmly strapped round his waist.
Unique plans for Brock Lesnar at Crown Jewel
Within the newest Wrestling Observer Publication, Dave Meltzer opened up concerning the authentic Crown Jewel plans that have been being mentioned backstage for Brock Lesnar. In response to Meltzer, WWE beforehand wished Tyson Fury to tackle Brock Lesnar on the Saudi Arabia present, nevertheless, the plan by no means materialized as they managed to get Cain Velasquez on board.
The previous 2-time UFC Heavyweight Champion had a documented historical past with Lesnar that WWE might construct upon. Velasquez was additionally most popular over Fury for a match towards Lesnar because the 37-year-old was a much bigger draw within the US market.
Fury stated that the unique concept talked with him about was a Crown Jewel match with Lesnar, however the concept modified after they have been capable of signal Velasquez. In response to these internally, Lesnar vs. Fury was mentioned however by no means received previous early discussions, seemingly because of Velasquez having the storyline from the previous and being the larger star within the U.S. market, which is WWE’s major market. And for Saudi Arabia, it wasn’t the matchups that have been essential as a lot as delivering matches with Fury and Velasquez.
What occurred at Crown Jewel 2019?
As acknowledged earlier, Brock Lesnar put in a typical efficiency at Crown Jewel by squashing Velasquez in two minutes. The Beast Incarnate ended his night time on a excessive by unleashing a post-match beatdown on Velasquez and Rey Mysterio.
WWE initially had different plans for Lesnar vs. Velasquez, which have been modified as a result of Velasquez’s knee damage.
As for Tyson Fury, the Gypsy King had a very good outing in his first professional wrestling match. His elaborate entrance was adopted by a comparatively prolonged match during which the Boxing Heavyweight Champion defeated Braun Strowman through count-out.
Regardless of wanting inexperienced within the ring, Fury put in a stable efficiency for a star with minimal coaching and no prior professional wrestling expertise.
In his post-match interview, Fury did not rule out working for WWE once more sooner or later. He has even teased having a dream match with Lesnar in a earlier interview with Sportskeeda’s Gary Cassidy and it is one thing that may occur sooner or later if the favored boxer does resolve to provide professional wrestling one other shot.