Brock Lesnar is the perfect-most hybrid athlete in today’s generation who has dominated the WWE as well as the MMA world via UFC. Over the course of the past two decades, he ended up winning a total number ten world championships in the WWE which signifies the dominance that he has on the roster. There was a point when he became the youngest WWE World Champion in history, as well.
Championship wins aren’t the only accolade possessed by Brock Lesnar in the WWE as he has also gone on to win the Royal Rumble match event in 2003 and 2022, and the Money in the Bank contract in 2019. Moreover, he also had headlined WrestleMania five different times, most recently on night two of WrestleMania 38 earlier this year and SummerSlam on eight occasions.
Brock Lesnar most recently wrestled at Summerslam in a Last Man Standing match and lost to the Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns. After this match, rumors started swirling that he could be heading into retirement. After enjoying quite a time in the industry, this could be the case and WWE needs to find out a suitable replacement for him.
After a lot of speculations, WWE managed to sign Gable Steveson to a contract and he was also drafted to Monday Night RAW as part of the WWE Draft only for no-showing. Steveson also got physical during WrestleMania 38 Night 2 as he was getting ready to make his in-ring debut. But now those plans are said to be scrapped.
The next Brock Lesnar is not yet ready to make his debut
While speaking on the Sunday Night’s Main Event TSN Radio show, Dave Meltzer noted that Steveson was originally planned to be the next Brock Lesnar but plans around him have been dropped,
“It was [that] he was gonna be the new Brock Lesnar and they were going to send coaches to Minnesota [and] get a place in Minneapolis and during the wrestling season, they were gonna have him also train as a pro wrestler, which probably wasn’t a good idea to do both at the same time.
He hasn’t debuted and they wanted to debut him at WrestleMania and it didn’t happen. He was supposed to be fast-tracked to main events by now. Like come right out of college and win the NCAAs, which he did. And then go right to WWE top level and that didn’t happen.”
While there’s no confirmation on Steveson’s debut, Brock Lesnar won’t be retiring anytime soon from WWE competition. As of now, Atlanta’s State Farm Arena is advertising him to feature ad a marquee name for the WWE Day 1 premium live event. WWE also has an upcoming show in Saudi Arabia, namely Crown Jewel on November 5. The Beast Incarnate should also be a part of that event set to take place in Riyadh.