Tagged: Brock Lesnar

NZPWI Roundtable: WWE Royal Rumble 2019

The Road to WrestleMania 35 begins at WWE Royal Rumble! Champions will be decided, and contenders will emerge as the WWE Superstars descend on Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, for the first pay-per-view event of the year. Brock Lesnar defends the Universal Championship against the first man – or will...

UFC champ Daniel Cormier calls out Brock Lesnar

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is wasting no time setting up his next fight. Cormier challenged Brock Lesnar moments after retaining his title in the main event of UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon (New Zealand time). “Brock Lesnar, when you come, bring that brand new WWE...

Brock Lesnar suplexes Roman Reigns

Raw: Lesnar attacks helpless Reigns

Universal Champion Brock Lesnar returned to Raw for the first time in weeks to unleash a violent assault on his WrestleMania opponent, Roman Reigns. Reigns, who was suspended during last week’s Raw, surprised General Manager Kurt Angle when he appeared in Dallas at the start of today’s broadcast. Angle urged...

G5: Brock Lesnar, Great Balls of Fire, Okada vs. Omega, more

Brock Lesnar isn’t expected back in action until July. Who should be first in line to face The Beast Incarnate for his Universal Championship? The name of an upcoming WWE Raw pay-per-view, Great Balls of Fire has caused quite a stir. The NZPWI G5 Panel reflects on its favourite —...

Lesnar promoted to UFC 200 main event

Brock Lesnar’s fight will now be the main event of the UFC 200 pay-per-view this Sunday. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) promoted Lesnar vs. New Zealand’s Mark Hunt to the top spot on the card after former headliner Jon Jones allegedly tested positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition...

G5: Elimination Chamber, Zack Ryder, Brock Lesnar, more

Elimination Chamber will be the first event of its kind in the United States, airing exclusively on WWE Network. Does this mean WWE will place more, or less, importance on Monday’s live special? Zack Ryder wrestled his first match in some time on Raw. Brock Lesnar hasn’t been seen on...

Throwback Thursday: WrestleMania XIX (2003)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday! It seems to be a commonality at the moment, but March 5 was not what one could call a menagerie of memorable moments. There were championship wins for The Fabulous Kangaroos, Mr Kleen & Whipper Billy Watson,...

G5: Brock Lesnar, Bound For Glory, Bullet Club, more

Brock Lesnar looks to be out of action until 2015. Does the lack of a WWE Champion create a lack of interest in WWE’s upcoming pay-per-view events? TNA held Bound For Glory in Tokyo, Japan, earlier this week. After this year’s offering, is the pay-per-view still TNA’s signature event? NJPW’s...

Throwback Thursday: No Way Out (2004)

It’s about that time again, your weekly dose of wrestling’s past: Throwback Thursday. October 9 is a little bit sparse in terms of wrestling moments, but of those few, it does include some big ones; from the birth of WWE legend Eddie Guerrero, to a Cruiserweight Championship victory for Billy...

SummerSlam: Lesnar dominates Cena

Brock Lesnar has won the WWE World Heavyweight Championship after a vicious onslaught of 16 German suplexes and two F5s left John Cena incapacitated in the SummerSlam main event. Lesnar powered Cena up for an F5 seconds into the bout but the then-champ was able to kick out of Lesnar’s...