The Big Red Machine and the Big Red Belt. Over the last few months if not years, Kane has been starting to distance himself from the ring. This includes wrestling far less frequently and making fewer appearances in general. The same is at least somewhat true of Brock Lesnar, who defended his Universal Title against Kane on Saturday night. The match wasn’t exactly well received.
Here’s most of the match.
— Brock Lesnar Guy (@BrockLesnarGuy) March 4, 2018
#WWEChicago Match 5: Brock Lesnar def. Kane via F-5 in about 30 seconds.
The Chicago crowd is PISSED at the short match.
Paul Heyman introduced Brock Lesnar as hailing from the “Ultimate Corner” before the match. Both guys are in phenomenal shape. pic.twitter.com/4IiRixPdc9
— WrestleZone on Mandatory (@WRESTLEZONEcom) March 4, 2018
Opinion: I can’t say I blame them. After paying probably higher ticket prices because Lesnar was on the card, this is the best you get? Lesnar isn’t around very often and to get what is little more than a brawling segment would upset me as well. It doesn’t help Lesnar’s reputation as someone who doesn’t wrestle very often and is just there for the money, which isn’t doing the title any favors.
Kane and Lesnar have already tangled this year.
You can read the results of their previous match here.
Who do you want to see Lesnar face next? What is left for Kane? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 26 wrestling books. His latest book is the History of the WWE Championship.
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