I couldn't be happier with the job Brock Lesnar has done since coming back to WWE, nor could I be happier with the way WWE has used him. He has been cold and detached—sitting down in promos, talking so vulgar, one would think that even Lesnar wouldn’t like himself if he sat down and watched.
Having him—unlike The Rock or John Cena—not want to please anyone is just what was needed in the WWE.
Remember how I said Paul Heyman brings a feeling of danger in his promos? Lesnar brings the exact same thing in his wrestling matches.
Between his build as a UFC fighter, the brutality of his match with Cena and the ungodly fall he took in the match at Extreme Rules, it is not an overstatement to say anything could happen when Lesnar is on your TV.
But what about when he isn’t?
That’s when Heyman becomes essential.
Who else to keep the fire burning in the absence of Lesnar but Heyman? Who else to raise the flames of hell so high that Lesnar need only fan them when he reappears?
To find two men better matched than Lesnar and Heyman, you’d have to know your Disney movies.
I can only think of one twosome better matched: Gaston and LeFou.
(You won’t get this comparison from any other writer, I’m confident of that.)
Not since LeFou literally sang the praises of Gaston can I think of a better suited representative.
Not only that, but what will make it most interesting is that Heyman serves Lesnar, not WWE. He can harass Triple H and Cena, but he can also harass John Laurinaitis.
This further makes Lesnar an outsider and renders the tired face-heel scenarios useless. This always makes for better TV.