• “I actually retired when COVID hit” – Brock Lesnar
WWE Champion Brock Lesnar appeared on The Michael Kay Show and revealed that he actually retired from pro-wrestling in 2020.
Below is what The Beast said:
“I actually retired when COVID hit and my contract was up in 2020.
Full circle Brock Lesnar story. I had my first wrestling match in Minnesota – was in a garage with no people.
20 years later, had a WWE Title match at WrestleMania in a warehouse in front of no people.
20 years, full circle. I was like ‘I’m out’.”
In the main event of WrestleMania 36 – Night 2, Lesnar lost the WWE Championship to Drew McIntyre in less than 5 minutes.
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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (March 5, 2013) – Old School WWF Manager Passed Away
On this day in 2013, we lost legendary Old School WWF Manager Paul Bearer (Real name: William Moody) at the age of 58 due to a Heart attack.
Paul Bearer was most famous for managing The Undertaker in the WWF, but also managed Kane, Mankind & Vader there, as well as managing Stars like Rick Rude, Matt Borne & The Dingo Warrior during the early years of his career in WCCW, where he was known as Percy Pringle III.
He worked for the World Wrestling Federation as an on-screen manager from 1991 until 2000, but returned on several occasions in 2004, 2010 and 2012.
† REST IN PEACE PAUL BEARER
April 10, 1954 – March 5, 2013