The 5 Best (and 5 Worst) Moments of Brock Lesnar’s WWE Career

Brock Lesnar He is one of the most decorated wrestlers in WWE history. He’s a multi-time world champion and an all-time legend at this point, competing in many eras and fighting some of the best of all time.

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Not all of his time in WWE has been perfect. Even the most stellar people can be on the receiving end of bad bookings or bad moments, and that’s the case with Lesnar. That’s right, he’s also had great moments. For the most part, it’s easier to pick out his better moments, which is a reflection of how strong the bookend has been throughout his WWE career.



10 Best: Crushing John Cena

Entering the summer of 2014, Brock Lesnar felt like a huge threat, but a rematch against John Cena brought a threat to his rise to the top as a monster heel. However, WWE made a bold choice to have Lesnar begin a lengthy squash over Cena.

Cena had very little offense as Lesnar proceeded to destroy Cena in a brutal, sharp attack. The fans were hoping for some sort of comeback, but it didn’t happen as Lesnar easily dispatched Cena and won the match. No one had ever manipulated Cena like that before.

9 Worst: Tug of War with Roman Reigns

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Roman Reigns’ babyface 2015 push didn’t go well as fans rejected the man who toppled Brock Lesnar as WWE World Heavyweight Champion. It didn’t help that the build to this match was a complete disaster.

For example, the height of the build-up and tension was when Reigns and Lesnar played a tug-of-war over the WWE World Title. It was a hilarious segment that made both men look like children. WrestleMania is often seen as one of the worst segments to build a main event ever.

8 Best: Standing Tall at WrestleMania 19

Kurt angle vs. Brock lesnar at wrestlemania 19

While Brock Lesnar had his moment of stardom against The Rock, he had another big moment when he defeated Kurt Angle in the main event of WrestleMania 19 to win back the WWE Championship.

Not only did Lesnar win the match, he also showed respect to Angle in a beautiful moment after the bell.

7 Worst: Shooting Star Botch

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Not everything about WrestleMania 19 went to plan for Brock Lesnar. While his stint at Shooting Star Press is one of his most memorable moments, it is unfortunately one of his worst.

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Lesnar almost caused catastrophic damage with this move as he landed a head and neck in a major crash. The end of the match was switched to the wing, and Lesnar was fortunately able to fill it.

6 Best: Ending The Undertaker’s Streak


There will be many who see this as one of the “worst” moments in WWE history, but for Brock Lesnar personally, it is one of the most amazing accomplishments ever for a professional wrestler.

Lesnar did the unthinkable at WrestleMania 30 by defeating The Undertaker and ending his undefeated streak on the show. It was an amazing moment that stunned the crowd into an eerie silence. He also made Lesnar look like an unstoppable monster.

5 Worst: Throwing open Randy Orton

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Fans were looking forward to the dream match between Randy Orton and Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam 2016, but they were left disappointed when the match turned out to be quite tame. The ending was even worse.

Lesnar threw some elbow stuff at Orton in an open spot, but it was very awkward. It left a sour taste on this PPV.

4 Best: The 2012 Return

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The night after WrestleMania 2012, Brock Lesnar made his big return to WWE after eight years away from the company. The standing ovation is one of the biggest in Monday Night Raw history, and it’s definitely an all-time great moment.

He confronted John Cena in the ring, and put him down with a massive F5. Fans were anticipating Lesnar’s return due to rumors, but that didn’t stop the crowd from erupting upon his arrival.

3 Worst: Losing his rematch against John Cena

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After his surprise return, WWE had the opportunity to make Lesnar the biggest attraction in the company, but they created an uphill battle for himself when he lost his return match to John Cena at Extreme Rules 2012.

The match itself was a thrilling display of violence that made Lesnar look like a million bucks… and then he lost. It was a disgusting booking decision and one of the worst creative moves of all time. It would take the end of The Undertaker’s streak for Lesnar to recover from this devastating loss.

2 Best: Beating The Rock for the WWE Championship

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After a few months on WWE’s main roster, Brock Lesnar had a surprising rise to the card. After his King of the Ring victory, Lesnar set his sights on the Undisputed WWE Championship at SummerSlam 2002.

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Lesnar won the WWE Championship while still a rookie, becoming a phenomenon in the process. Defeating a star like The Rock for WWE’s ultimate prize is something that not many men can claim to have accomplished, but Lesnar is one of them.

1 Worst: WrestleMania 20 Farce vs. Goldberg

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On paper, Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg was a dream match. It was honestly one of the weirdest and most awesome matches in WrestleMania history. Prior to their encounter, news broke that both men had left WWE, which led to fans reacting against the match.

Lesnar and Goldberg drowned in abuse, leading them to deliver a dull, boring match that will go down in infamy as a major disaster. Even “Stone Cold” Steve Austin as special guest referee couldn’t save it.

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