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Brock Lesnar’s Originally Planned Opponent For Crown Jewel 2019 Revealed

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• ON THIS DAY IN WCW HISTORY (November 1, 1998) – WCW Worldwide

On this day in 1998, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WCW Worldwide’.

This episode featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WCW World War 3 1998’ PPV.

The card of the show can be found here:

1) Clip of Eric Bischoff, Ric Flair & Arn Anderson segment (Nitro)

2) Billy Kidman interview

3) Rey Mysterio vs. Billy Kidman (Nitro)

4) La Parka & Lizmark Jr. vs. Damien & Psychosis

5) WCW Motorsports

6) Mike Enos vs. Fidel Sierra

7) Judo Suwa vs. Kendall Windham

8) Brian Adams vs. Jared Black

9) Billy Kidman / Disco Inferno interview

• Brock Lesnar’s Originally Planned Opponent For Crown Jewel 2019 Revealed

According to the Wrestling Observer, WWE officials were planning on doing Brock Lesnar vs. Tyson Fury at Crown Jewel 2019, but went ahead with Cain Velasquez once the deal with Cain was made (as Brock & Cain have a history):

“According to those internally, Lesnar vs. Fury was discussed but never got past early discussions, likely due to Velasquez having the storyline from the past and being the bigger star in the U.S. market.”

Also Read: Reason Behind Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez Being Very Short

Speaking of Fury, he was interviewed after his match with Braun Strowman and was asked about his future in WWE.

Below is what Fury said:

“It was absolutely fantastic. A great experience. I was really happy to be here in Saudi Arabia on a massive show and Braun definitely is The Monster Among Men.

I can’t believe he got back up and slammed me to the floor and you know it was, it was a bit of a cheap shot after the bell. But what can we do? It’s WWE.

I’ve got a big fella called Deontay Wilder to see to February 22nd and then we’ll see where we go from there.”

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