Backstage Update on Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar, Who Was Lesnar Originally Supposed To Fight at SummerSlam?

Josh Isenberg

Brock vs. Roman Plans For WrestleMania

brock lesnarThe Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns is still the match being talked about most for WrestleMania 31 in California.

Dave Meltzer noted he has heard officials decided Roman Reigns would face Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 31 shortly before or after WrestleMania XXX. Many reports surfaced with Triple H and Vince McMahon at odds if it should be The Rock or Roman Reigns getting the championship shot at WrestleMania 31.

As for Brock Lesnar, he was not supposed to originally face John Cena at SummerSlam and Night of Champions. The original booking called for Brock Lesnar to come back and beat Daniel Bryan, which would “bring Bryan back to reality.”

WWE wanted to book Lesnar to break the hearts of the fans, but the injury to Bryan caused for plans to change. That is when they decided on John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar.

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