The way the contracts work. One of the biggest criticisms of WWE is that some of their top stars only appear on a part time basis. This can indeed become a problem as the bigger names go away for months at times and then come back to take over the top spots in the company all over again. That is the case with a variety of names, including one who might not be with the company any longer.

Of all of the part timers, the one who is criticized the most is Brock Lesnar. This isn’t the biggest surprise as Lesnar only wrestles a handful of times a year and is often one of WWE’s World Champions. As a result, the title can spend weeks if not months without appearing on television, which does not sit well with a lot of the fans. They might not have to worry about that for the time being.

According to, Brock Lesnar is now a free agent as his WWE contract has expired without a new deal being signed. There is no word on what is keeping the two sides apart or if negotiations are still ongoing. Lesnar’s merchandise has been pulled from WWE Shop and it is not clear when or if Lesnar will return. This is not the first time that Lesnar’s WWE deal has expired but it is the longest amount of time Lesnar has been away from WWE TV since his 2012 return. Lesnar’s most recent appearance was at WrestleMania 36 in April. He is currently still listed on as part of the Raw roster.

There is no one like Lesnar. Check out what he can do in the ring:

Opinion: I really can’t imagine Lesnar not returning to WWE, but I can imagine Lesnar teasing a move to AEW to drive up his bargaining price with WWE. Lesnar is one of the biggest stars WWE has ever had and that is the kind of thing that they are going to want to keep. I’m sure he is going to be back at some point as Lesnar certainly likes the money that WWE can offer and they like what he gets for it so everything works out.

Do you think Lesnar will be back? Who else should he face? Let us know in the comments below.

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