Several wrestling insiders and fans thought that Brock Lesnar would be leaving his sports entertainment career behind after his match at WrestleMania 31.
In a bit of a shocking announcement, WWE’s resident beast let it be known that he’s actually resigning with the WWE. The now 37-year-old Lesnar told ESPN’s SportsCenter audience that he’s “officially closed the door on MMA.” Lesnar went on to state that “It was hard. I re-signed last night (March 23, 2015) with the WWE.” Check out the initial announcement he made during a brief run-in with former WWE commentator Jonathan Coachman in the video above. Right before his meeting with The Coach, he sat calmly and explained his reasons for leaving his Octagon career behind.
Stay through the whole interview to hear about Lesnar’s future aspirations and decision to end his MMA career. Check out some of the tweets released right after this shocking announcement was officially made:
On another cool note, Brock Lesnar’s advocate Paul Heyman interrupted a Roman Reigns SportsCenter interview: