Brock Lesnar Will Be Perfect Foil for the Undertaker at WrestleMania XXX

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Brock Lesnar Will Be Perfect Foil for the Undertaker at WrestleMania XXX
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It will undoubtedly be one of the star attractions of WrestleMania XXX, as The Undertaker once again puts his streak on the line, this time against Brock Lesnar.

Whilst there can be little doubt that Taker will make it 22-0—keeping his streak very much intact for another yearthe show he and Lesnar put on will make for interesting viewing.

For the past few years, Taker has fought a very particular kind of guy when it comes to WrestleMania. This year, though, things are slightly different. In many ways, The Undertaker has found his perfect opponent—at least in terms of where he is in his career right now—and Lesnar is almost the perfect foil for him.

For instance, take a look at the kind of guys Undertaker has been fighting over the past few years at WrestleMania: Edge, Shawn Michaels, CM Punk. These are all guys who are very similar and have a similar approach inside the ring.

Unleashing Lesnar on The Undertaker and his amazing streak is certainly a fresh way of doing things when it comes to Taker and it is without a doubt the right move.

Not since Batista in 2007 has The Undertaker faced a task like this.

Lesnar's brute strength will offer a completely different fight than the ones Taker has competed in over the past few WrestleMania shows. Those who have watched and scrutinized every second of those matches are in for something completely different this year, which is what WrestleMania should really besomething different.

It will be great to see Lesnar and Taker do battle, and it will be a great opportunity for The Undertaker to show everyone that he can still compete at the very top.

A match with Lesnar is not just your everyday match—it is an all-out war. You can justify that by re-watching his matches with the likes of Triple H and John Cena over the past year.

The Undertaker has come out of his matches against Shawn Michaels and CM Punk battered, to say the least. He will have to be in top physical condition to be ready to go at it with Lesnar and last the duration of what will likely be a 30-minute match.

If The Undertaker is firing on all cylinders, that is great news for WWE fans and WrestleMania XXX.

Another reason why Brock is the perfect opponent for The Undertaker in 2014 is his right-hand man. Last year, we saw CM Punk go to war with The Undertaker at WrestleMania 29 with Paul Heyman in tow.

Barring any storyline changes, it will be Heyman who again does the majority of the talking for his man going into WrestleMania XXX. Heyman is a guy who belongs in the upper echelon of a show like WrestleMania—he is one of the best managers of all time and can still work a crowd even to this day.

That is one thing you could perhaps suggest Brock cannot do, but Heyman will do enough talking for the both of them.

Given the precarious state of the WWE roster at the moment—as in the dearth of part-time stars that are returning for WrestleMania—it seems right that The Undertaker's opponent this time around is another part-time guy.

Having Lesnar and The Undertaker work a program with each other adds an interesting storyline to WrestleMania XXX without stepping on anyone else's toes.

The likes of Daniel Bryan, Triple H and Cena will be able to go about their business at WrestleMania without getting directly involved with two guys who will likely be gone as soon as WrestleMania finishes in 2014. That is—to borrow a phrase—what is best for business.

It can be difficult to find a niche for two guys who are both part-time when it comes to the WWE—especially in WrestleMania season. However, this time around, the company may well have got it absolutely spot-on.

Lesnar vs. The Undertaker may not steal the show, but it will be a fantastic component of what will hopefully be a great WrestleMania show.

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