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Brock Lesnar vs. Dean Ambrose Announced for WWE WrestleMania 32 PPV

WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar heads to the ring at Wrestle accompanied by manager Paul Heman during  WrestleMania 31 at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Santa Clara, CA. Lesner eventually lost his championship to Seth Rollins. (Don Feria/AP Images for WWE)
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Danny WebsterAnalyst IIIFebruary 23, 2016

Neither Brock Lesnar nor Dean Ambrose will be in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at WrestleMania 32, but they'll both get a chance to settle their rivalry in a street fight at AT&T Stadium in Texas on April 3.

Lesnar attacked Ambrose before Monday Night Raw began, and Ambrose left the arena on a stretcher. Ambrose returned to Raw during Lesnar's in-ring promo and proposed the match to the former WWE champion. After hitting Ambrose with an F5, Lesnar accepted the challenge.

The rivalry between Ambrose and Lesnar has intensified since Jan. 25, when the Triple Threat match that took place on Sunday at Fastlane was announced by The Authority on Raw.

On Feb. 1 edition of Raw, during the buildup of the three-way match that included new No. 1 contender Roman Reigns, Ambrose told Lesnar he was crazy but that "he's not scared" of the man who main-evented WrestleMania last year.

Since that encounter, Ambrose and Lesnar have shown what could be coming in early April. The popular Superstars got into two different physical altercations on the next week of Raw, the first involving a low blow from Ambrose to Lesnar before Lesnar got his revenge later that night during the Triple Threat contract signing by hitting an F5 on Ambrose.

There is also the matter of the former Intercontinental champion taking Lesnar out of Sunday's Triple Threat match with a chair, showing small glimpses of what he could do in a match in front of nearly 100,000 people.

Bleacher Report's Donald Wood is one of many who is looking forward to Lesnar vs. Ambrose:

Although a street fight seemed inevitable, this is the perfect match for these two. Ambrose's aggressive style mixed with Lesnar's wrestling and brawling abilities can tell a unique story in a match with no rules.

Also, the buildup has the chance to be just as great with Ambrose and Paul Heyman handling work on the microphone. If Shane McMahon and Undertaker weren't announced earlier in the night, this would be the potential show-stealing match.


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