Brock Lesnar particularly named one former WWE Universal Champion he didn’t need to work with, in accordance with “Road Dogg” Brian James on his new Oh You Didn’t Know? Podcast. James beforehand claimed that Lesnar rejected working with Jinder Mahal on the 2017 Survivor Series pay-per-view, prompting WWE to have AJ Styles win the championship shortly earlier than the occasion so he might square off with “The Beast.” James mentioned again in August, “Brock said, ‘I’m not working with him.’ Look, he said that about several people, by the way.”
James clarified on the brand new episode that it wasn’t a lot that Lesnar did not need to work with Mahal, however slightly that he believed he might get a greater match out of Styles. And contemplating his match with “The Phenomenal One” acquired heaps of reward, he was in all probability appropriate.
Brock Lesnar Prefers AJ Styles, Doesn’t Want to Work With Kevin Owens
“I want to clarify, it is not that he did not want to work with Jinder. It’s that he really thought he could have a better match with AJ. So I just wanted that to be clear. Like because look, I don’t think I’ve ever heard of Brock saying I don’t want [to], I’m not working with that guy,” James mentioned.
He then particularly famous that Lesnar did level out Kevin Owens as somebody he did not need to wrestle, however did not say what Lesnar’s reasoning was — “Well, I did, I did hear that with Kevin Owens, but only him.”
“Look, Brock is that kind of talent, like I just talked about, has a special relationship with Vince. And so apparently they had a conversation and, and a decision, a creative decision was made. We’re gonna go with AJ Styles as a champion into this tournament at Night of Champions,” he added.
WWE Survivor Series WarGames 2022 Card
Men’s Survivor Series WarGames: Roman Reigns, Solo Sikoa, Sami Zayn & The Usos vs. Drew McIntyre, Kevin Owens, Sheamus, Ridge Holland and Butch
Women’s Survivor Series WarGames: Bianca Belair, Asuka, Alexa Bliss, Mia Yim & TBD vs. Bayley, Dakota Kai, Iyo Sky, Nikki Cross & Rhea Ripley
SmackDown Women’s Championship: Ronda Rousey vs. Shotzi
United States Championship: Seth Rollins vs. Bobby Lashley vs. Austin Theory
AJ Styles vs. Finn Balor