“That Was a Near-Death Experience” – WWE Employee Describes Crazy Story of an Incident Involving Brock Lesnar During a Show
When Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns fought at SummerSlam, WWE announcer Corey Graves admitted he was terrified for his safety.
At SummerSlam 2022, Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns had a big fight. They were competing for the WWE Universal Championship. It was a Last Man Standing match. Lesnar did something really dangerous. He used a tractor and did something crazy. He picked up the wrestling ring with Reigns inside and turned it on its side.
Corey Graves on Brock Lesnar
On After the Bell, Corey Graves talked about when Lesnar lifted the wrestling ring. He said he was doing commentary at that time and felt really scared. Corey, who is 39 years old, said it wasn’t something he remembers fondly. Instead, it was really scary to see up close.
“That was a near-death experience. That wasn’t a memorable, fun, WWE experience, I was convinced that was it for me. It was curtains for old Gravy. Absolutely that’s gotta be on the list,” he said.
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) July 31, 2022
Lesnar’s last match was vs Cody Rhodes
Brock Lesnar was last seen on WWE TV at SummerSlam 2023. He hasn’t been on TV since then. The big match he had was against Cody Rhodes, and it was the third match in their series of fights. Each of them had won one match against the other before this one.
The two wrestlers gave their best throughout the fight, and in the end, Cody Rhodes defeated Brock Lesnar. Brock congratulated Cody, and they both raised their hands in an emotional moment.
Cody Rhodes revealed that when he came back through the curtain at #SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar was nowhere to be found.
As far as Rhodes was concerned, they didn't need to speak, Lesnar had left it all in the ring.
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— Wrestle Features (@WrestleFeatures) August 7, 2023