WWE Corridor of Famer Arn Anderson thinks AJ Types would have been introduced like Brock Lesnar if he was taller.
Anderson, a WWE producer between 2001 and 2019, has beforehand given his opinion that AJ Types ought to have received the 2016 WWE Royal Rumble. Types made his debut within the 30-man match earlier than shedding towards Chris Jericho and Roman Reigns at pay-per-view occasions within the first half of the yr.
Talking on his ARN podcast, Anderson stated Types’ historical past in firms outdoors of WWE labored towards him at instances. He additionally stated a famous person with Types’ potential and Braun Strowman’s look would have obtained “the complete Brock Lesnar push” from WWE Chairman Vince McMahon.
“He didn’t come by means of the WWE system. He’s not a product of WWE. He’s a star that was a star all over the place else on the planet that he went. I feel all of these questions had been nonetheless in place [in May 2016]. If he would’ve walked within the door and he would’ve regarded like Braun Strowman however he might work like AJ, don’t you assume he would’ve acquired the complete Brock Lesnar push? So, it’s about, ‘What does he weigh? His peak? Oh, he got here from that different present?’ All these issues that you just placed on a man that don’t matter.”
Braun Strowman (203cm) and Brock Lesnar (191cm) have been two of WWE’s most dominant in-ring rivals lately. AJ Types (180cm) is at present a RAW Tag Workforce Champion alongside one other imposing famous person, Omos (221cm).
AJ Types and Brock Lesnar’s contrasting careers
As Arn Anderson alluded to, Brock Lesnar has been introduced differently to virtually each different WWE Famous person during the last 9 years. Whereas many in-ring performers characteristic in storylines each week, Lesnar is handled like a particular attraction who not often seems on tv.
AJ Types lately teamed up with Omos to win the RAW Tag Workforce Championship from Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods at WrestleMania 37. In contrast, Lesnar missed the occasion after he grew to become a free agent in 2020.
Brock Lesnar’s solely one-on-one match towards AJ Types occurred at WWE Survivor Sequence 2017. The 15-minute encounter, which Lesnar received, is extensively seen as probably the greatest WWE matches of 2017.
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