Brock Lesnar is thought to be some of the ferocious and brutal wrestlers to have ever stepped right into a WWE ring. The Beast has introduced plenty of legitimacy to his WWE feuds due to his MMA background. Lesnar confronted off in opposition to one in all his outdated rivals from the UFC, Cain Velasquez, final 12 months in WWE.
Brock Lesnar and Velasquez stepped into the WWE ring for the primary and solely time on the Crown Jewel pay-per-view in Saudi Arabia final 12 months. The duo had beforehand fought in UFC, and of their solely conflict in WWE, Lesnar acquired the higher of Velasquez.
Arn Anderson, who was backstage in WWE for a very long time, revealed why the match ended so shortly.
Why Brock Lesnar vs Cain Velasquez ended shortly
The match between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez for the WWE Championship at Crown Jewel led to simply over two minutes.
Anderson, on his Arn Present, revealed the explanation why the match ended very quickly:
“No, if you acquired heavy hitters like that and you bought heavy palms like these guys do – these heavyweights, man – they are going to knock your head fully off.
“So, we knew that Brock was going to go for the kill simply by his nature and Cain Velasquez was a extremely expert man. That is what he skilled for. He wasn’t an expert wrestler or the rest. He is an expert fighter. So, we knew that one had the potential to have a fast end and fireworks and it did.” (H/T WrestlingInc)
Brock Lesnar landed the Kimura Lock on Velasquez early within the match and the latter tapped out, giving Lesnar the victory. The Beast retained the WWE Championship and solely misplaced it a couple of months later at WrestleMania 36, when he was defeated by Drew McIntyre.
Velasquez, in the meantime, didn’t wrestle one other match for WWE after that loss to Brock Lesnar. He suffered an damage, which stored him out of the Royal Rumble, the place he was alleged to characteristic. He was launched by WWE earlier this 12 months as a part of their COVID-19 funds cuts.
Revealed 23 Oct 2020, 18:36 IST