We reported on Monday morning here on Wrestling News World Premium that if Brock Lesnar re-signed at Raw, Vince McMahon was pushing for Lesnar vs. The Rock next year at Wrestlemania 32 from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
It’s a match Vince wanted for Wrestlemania this year originally and a match he’s had in mind since the day Brock returned to the company. One possible finish in play for Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns on Sunday that we heard pitched involved interference from The Rock to set up the match with Brock next year. However, this is by far a sure thing as The Rock himself was concerned it would turn him heel if he cost Brock the title.
As for Vince not keeping Brock’s status private and “reveling” in the public uncertainty, Brock wanted to go public. While it was debated internally, we’re told Vince made the decision it would be better press to announce Brock had re-signed publicly to also make who was going over [at Wrestlemania 31 on Sunday] a bigger question mark.
The Rock is NOT yet confirmed for Wrestlemania 31 and the finish we went over is just one we heard.
While much was written and speculated, let the record show that Vince McMahon was confident that he could get Brock Lesnar to re-sign with WWE all along. The sticking point had to do with merchandise and I do not have terms at press time but clearly, something was worked out and Vince got the deal done when everyone else thought Brock was out the door.