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Brock Lesnar and Seth Rollins were embroiled in a heated feud in 2019. Rollins, who won the Royal Rumble match that year, was scheduled to face Lesnar at WrestleMania 35 for the WWE Universal Championship. In preparation, Rollins called “The Beast” for his part-time gig and had a lot of interesting things to say about him.


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WWE built the match around Lesnar’s part-time status and the fact that he was not always on the weekly shows. Rollins was portrayed as the ubiquitous company man. A few weeks before his match at WrestleMania, rumors swirled about Lesnar’s return to the UFC.


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Rollins has named his pick to face Brock Lesnar in the UFC

TMZ Sports asked Seth Rollins if he beats Lesnar in WWE, will he consider facing ‘The Conqueror’ inside the octagon?

Rollins said it’s not his type but picked the man he thinks should face Lesnar in this storyline. The former SHIELD member said: “Oh no no, that’s not my cup of tea, yeah I’ll leave that to Daniel Cormier. He can handle this for me.


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The first-ever NXT champion was smart enough to realize that facing the former UFC champion in an MMA fight was a different thing.

“The Visionary” Rollins killed “The Beast” in the opening match of WrestleMania 35 to win the Universal title. Prior to the match, Lesnar beat his opponent and looked set to annihilate him.

But Rollins hit a low kick and then won the match after several stomps. He also defeated Lesnar in their second match of the year at SummerSlam 2019 in Toronto.

Lesnar had an altercation with Cormier

It seemed like “The Visionary” Seth Rollins had the foresight to pick Cormier to fight Lesnar in the UFC.


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In 2018, Daniel Cormier defeated Stipe Miocic to win the heavyweight championship at UFC 226. After his victory, Cormier asked Lesnar, who was in attendance, to enter the ring.

‘DC’ called out Lesnar saying, “There’s a guy I’ve known for a long time. He’s a wrestler. He’s an All American. A former UFC champion. I never thought I’d fight him, but Brock Lesnar, get your ass back here.

Lesnar made his way inside the octagon and passed several people. The former UFC heavyweight champion pushed Cormier, who stumbled backwards. The two started chewing and had to be separated by UFC staff and coaches.


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Despite much speculation and anticipation, the match between the two behemoths never materialized.

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