Paul Heyman Explains Why Lesnar Pulled Out of His UFC Fight

Nick Paglino

Paul Heyman has posted an exclusive blog over at The Heyman Hustle taking an in depth look at Brock Lesnar’s decision to pull out of his scheduled fight against Shane Carwin at UFC’s November 21st PPV event. Heyman speaks on Lesnar admitting to him that he was exhausted from his training regimen and exactly what lead to his decision to pull out of the fight.

Additionally, Heyman’s blog defends criticism that Lesnar has received for backing out of the fight, noting that Lesnar has not been spoiled by success, and has even turned down an opportunity for a quick payday to do a fight scene in a film with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, as that kind of prime time exposure does not interest the UFC Champion.

Below are some excerpts from Heyman’s blog, and you can read the entie piece if you CLICK HERE.

"First, let’s establish a simple ground rule here. I’m not going to post a bunch of candy-coated quotes  from Brock Lesnar about pulling out of the Shane Carwin fight for November 21st. Brock hasn’t offered any, and I don’t think he’ll be making any statements like "I love my fans, gee golly I wish I could fight for you at UFC 106."

If Dana White releases something like that, credit the publicist. That’s not how Brock Lesnar feels today. Or any day. He’s not here for you. He’s here for himself. And he’ll put on a great show because he loves to entertain through his violent actions in a violent sport."

"As for being spoiled by success, that’s LOL-funny. Brock has turned down movie roles, including an easy generous payday to do a fight scene with Dwayne "Don’t Call Me Rock" Johnson. He’s not looking for prime time exposure except when he steps into the Octagon and defends his title."

 

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