I was as excited as anyone else when Brock Lesnar came back to WWE the night after WrestleMania.
And I was as disappointed as anyone else when he jobbed in his first match back.
Since then, Brock's appearances have been few and far between, and what should be a HUGE return has instead been less than stellar.
In all fairness, it's not Brock's fault; he looked great against Cena in their match. What has done him in, aside from his infrequent appearances, is the horrible booking. After what was a decent buildup (including the brilliant use of blood in their big brawl on Raw), instead of letting Brock go over, WWE made the mistake of having him lose.
The mistake wasn't that Brock lost to Cena; it was that he lost at all. It doesn't make a difference who his opponent was. Brock should have won his first match back. Instead, the cards are stacked against Brock now because he took that loss and disappeared.
So with all that said, let's skip over the horrible booking for Brock's SummerSlam match with Triple H (because apparently being assaulted leads you to agree to a match, not more lawsuits...) and focus on what the man has has to do to turn his fortunes around.
Brock has to beat the crap out of Triple H.
If Brock is to be taken seriously as a monster, he must have a decisive victory over The Game. Not a barely eked out win, either; it must be a full-on beat down.
If that happens, that opens up a slew of possibilities. With the COO out of the way, will Brock and Paul Heyman try to take over WWE? Will they go after the other McMahons? Can anyone stand in their way? That's an angle WWE can build all the way to Survivor Series, if not beyond to the Royal Rumble.
Even if they don't go with that scenario, Brock absolutely must crush Triple H to turn things around. If he loses again, his entire comeback will lose steam and he might as well stay home with his family and collect his fat WWE paycheck.