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Paul Heyman gave epic Brock Lesnar suplex speech on RAW (Video)

There are some people who are just naturally gifted speakers. Paul Heyman is one of those people.

Heyman, Brock Lesnar’s manager, gave an absolutely epic speech on WWE “RAW” Monday night as Lesnar received the championship belt after beating John Cena at SummerSlam on Sunday. Heyman worked the crowd and kept it rolling for about four minutes straight, and of course he emphasized how Brock destroyed Cena with 16 suplexes in the title match.

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Oh, and as if all that weren’t already great enough, Heyman worked in a WWE Network plug like a pro. Only $9.99 a month!

That guy is incredible. It’s easy to see why guys in the UFC try to meet with him for tips on how to promote and talk.

Eat. Sleep. Suplex. Blog. Repeat. That’s how we do at LBS.

Brock Lesnar dominates John Cena with 16 suplexes

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Brock Lesnar took the WWE World Heavyweight Championship belt away from fan favorite John Cena at SummerSlam on Sunday night. If it was action the fans were seeking from the headline match, the WWE delivered.

Lesnar hit Cena with his signature F5 finishing move just seconds into the match. Naturally, it didn’t finish Cena. The match continued after Cena kicked out at two, but Lesnar eventually followed with a flurry of German suplexes. The new champ hit the old champ with 16 suplexes in total throughout the course of the match.

Lesnar finally pulled off another F5 that ended the match.

The crowd at Staples Center looked stunned, but not quite as stunned as they did when Lesnar ended The Undertaker’s undefeated Wrestlemania streak.

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It is clear that the WWE wants Lesnar to be an unstoppable superstar. Brock’s agent recently admitted that Lesnar only fights once in a while so that all of his matches are must-see TV. Between ending The Undertaker’s streak and taking the belt away from Cena, script writers have set Cena up for one hell of a year.

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Paul Heyman explains why Brock Lesnar wrestles part-time

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Brock Lesnar is headlining SummerSlam with his match against John Cena, which will be one of his few wrestling appearances for the WWE this year. Knowing that the fans love him and that he does huge ratings, why doesn’t Lesnar wrestle more? His manager Paul Heyman explained that they take a less is more/exclusivity approach.

“Brock Lesnar is not here 365 days a year, so when he appears, it’s can’t miss, it’s something extraordinary, it’s must see, it’s something special,” Heyman said in an interview on DC101. “Besides, if Brock Lesnar wrestled every single week, he would wipe out the entire WWE and in three months we’d have no one left to work with!”

That last line is a funny quote from one of the best managers in the business, but that first statement really makes sense. It’s like the theory behind clubs. If they let everyone in, then it wouldn’t be so great and desirable, would it? It’s the exclusivity that makes something special or unique. The fact that Lesnar only wrestles on rare occasions makes his matches an even bigger deal.

Paul Heyman: Brock Lesnar would consider UFC return

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Brock Lesnar’s manager Paul Heyman says the former UFC champion would consider a return to the octagon if his situation changed with the WWE.

Lesnar signed a 3-year deal with the WWE in April 2012 and broke the Undertaker’s win streak at WrestleMania this year. If things weren’t going so well in the wrestling world, he’d be more inclined to check out the UFC again, Heyman says.

“If a change of circumstance happens, and it’s a no-brainer to get Brock back into the cage, I’m sure it’s something he would consider,” Heyman said on “The MMA Hour” via Bloody Elbow. “At this moment, it’s not a topic of conversation because things are going so well in WWE.”

If Lesnar ever did return to the UFC, he would have a long line of people who would want to challenge him. That line starts with Alistair Overeem, who beat Lesnar by TKO at UFC 141 on Dec. 30, 2011, and called out Brock earlier this year.

Lesnar has immense popularity and means big business and ratings for whichever organization of which he is a part. At 37 years old, it’s not realistic for him to continue much of a fighting career, but he certainly could fight once or twice before being too old.

Lesnar is scheduled to face John Cena in the headlining match at SummerSlam on Aug. 17 for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. He is 5-3 in his professional MMA career, which included a 4-fight win streak in which he rose to become the UFC heavyweight champion.

Previously: Dana White says Brock Lesnar is interested in UFC comeback

Batista says Brock Lesnar breaking Undertaker’s streak ‘made me sick’

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Brock Lesnar took down The Undertaker at Wrestlemania earlier this year in one of the most shocking defeats in WWE history. Prior to losing to Lesnar, Undertaker had been 21-0 in his Wrestlemania career. Some fans were so upset by the outcome of the match that they walked out of the Louisiana Superdome. WWE superstar Dave “Batista” Bautista knows exactly how they felt.

During a recent interview with the Huffington Post, Batista ripped the decision to have Undertaker lose like he did.

“It sucked! Honestly, I thought it sucked,” Lesnar said. “I haven’t really talked much about it but I think it was a bad decision, a horrible decision. I don’t have any say in the matter but to me, watching as a fan, it made me sick.

“Brock Lesnar beating him didn’t seem to work and it really wasn’t good that Brock left the day after. I just don’t see how that made sense at all. I don’t think anyone wanted to see the streak broken and it just didn’t make sense to me.”

I think most wrestling fans would agree with Batista. Lesnar, a three-time WWE champion, has bounced between mixed martial arts and wrestling. While he has been wildly popular during his time in the WWE, he is hardly the same type of legend that the Undertaker is. The streak eventually ending made sense. Having Lesnar end it didn’t.

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Brock Lesnar selling Minnesota home for $799,000

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Brock Lesnar is selling his home in Minnesota, and if you’re looking for a spacious home with a ton of land and a massive work space you may actually be able to afford it. Unlike some of the other mansions we have featured that athletes have sold, Lesnar’s house is listed for a modest $799,000.

According to Realty Today, the property has been listed on several different occasions since 2009. Lesnar was asking $1.49 million back then, and the listing surfaced again a year later for $999,000. Now, some might even consider it a bargain.

The home sits on 43 acres of land that are suited for farming. It has four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a huge utility building with five garage bays.

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Lesnar, a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, is still signed with WWE.

Brock Lesnar ends Undertaker’s Wrestlemania winning streak

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The Undertaker had been 21-0 in his career at Wrestlemania, but on Sunday in New Orleans, one of the greatest winning streaks in sports came to an end.

Brock Lesnar, who had been talking about facing The Undertaker for years, beat The Taker and provided one of the most surprising outcomes in recent wrestling history.

To say nobody saw this coming would be an understatement. Lesnar was at least +850 as an underdog in the wagering for the match. This fan’s reaction said it all:

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Fans are already naming this the “Louisiana Screwjob” because they’re so upset. Other reports say fans were so ticked off they began leaving the dome.