Brock Lesnar: WrestleMania 28's Mediocrity Proves WWE Must Bring Back the Pain

Donald WoodFeatured ColumnistApril 2, 2012

LAS VEGAS - JULY 11:  Brock Lesnar reacts after knocking out Frank Mir during their heavyweight title bout during UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
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After one of the worst WrestleMania events in recent memory, the WWE has given the world the best evidence that it needs the return of a star like Brock Lesnar.

The WWE gave fans the worst opening to a pay-per-view in history, following it up with mediocre match after mediocre match. It wasn’t until Undertaker and Triple H brought wrestling back to what it should be that the crowd even cared about the show.

With this WrestleMania card proving that the WWE has a daunting task ahead in terms of adding depth to ensure a quality product, the company has to go out and make some huge acquisitions.

Just like a major sports franchise that gets blown out in the finals, the team has the right pieces, but it needs that X-factor.

Lesnar could be that difference maker.

NoDQ is reporting about the possibility of Lesnar being in Miami to work a deal out with WWE and return to the company on Raw:

PWInsider reports that their sources have also heard Brock Lesnar signed a deal with WWE while in Miami this weekend. The two sides have been talking throughout the week. Lesnar has no desire to work a full-time schedule and apparently WWE is fine with this. WWE is looking to announce the WrestleMania 29 main event either tonight in Miami or on tomorrow night's RAW Supershow and Lesnar may fit in with those plans. According to one fan, Lesnar arrived into Florida yesterday at the Fort Lauderdale airport. It's possible he was flown into Fort Lauderdale so people in the Miami area wouldn't see him.

The WWE liked how the year's worth of build went down for The Rock and John Cena, so having Brock Lesnar return to the company now to build for a match at WrestleMania 29 is perfect.

Months of build and intrigue over Lesnar’s return would make the WWE must-watch television again, but it would be the probable feud with Undertaker that will get fans excited.

As good as Triple H vs. Undertaker was this year, a match between Lesnar and the dead man would have more hype around it than anything having to do with Triple H.

Brock Lesnar is a far bigger star than Triple H. That’s why WWE needs him for WrestleMania 29.


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