They didn’t have much time. Summerslam was certainly an eventful show and now comes the interesting part, as we get to see the fallout. WWE has more than a few different choices as they go forward, including some big names back on the roster. This includes the surprise from the end of the show, but now we know a new detail that makes things all the more interesting.

Brock Lesnar made a surprise return to end this year’s Summerslam, appearing to confront Roman Reigns after the show’s main event. According to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, WWE came to terms with Lesnar just before Summerslam, meaning that Lesnar did not have much time to prepare for his appearance. The deal was made due to John Cena leaving WWE, WWE wanting to appease FOX and CM Punk debuting with AEW. As a result of the situation, Lesnar was able to get an even better deal for himself. He is expected to wrestle about eight matches over the next year and a half.

It was a comeback to remember. Check out Lesnar’s return and what is coming back to WWE:

Brock Lesnar comes calling for Roman Reigns: SummerSlam 2021 (WWE Network Exclusive)

Lesnar attacks Cena after SummerSlam goes off the air: WWE Digital Exclusive, Aug. 23, 2021

FULL MATCH - Brock Lesnar vs. Daniel Bryan - Champion vs. Champion Match: Survivor Series 2018

Opinion: This isn’t all that surprising as WWE needed something to perk things up a bit. I know Lesnar returning might not be the most popular move among the more hardcore fans, but Lesnar is going to get some attention from the masses and that is why WWE brought him back in. If Lesnar can turn WWE’s desperation into more money for himself, good for him for taking advantage of the situation.

What do you think of Lesnar’s return? What do you want to see him do? Let us know in the comments below.

Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 60,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 6,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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