Seth Rollins and Brock Lesnar are set to collide at WrestleMania 35 in less than two weeks. This will be an epic confrontation, but fans would much rather have the Universal Championship around on a weekly basis.
Rollins is certainly one of those people who wants to see the champion on a regular basis. He recently spoke to the Sporting News where he explained not only why he thinks Brock Lesnar is a bad champion, but he also took a shot at him only being in WWE for the cash.
“I’m old-school, man. I want my champion to be there headlining all of the events. We go to these live events and Brock Lesnar is not there and we go to “Raw” or pay-per-views and Brock Lesnar’s not there.”
“Somebody has to pick up the slack and carry that mantle. I was able to try and do that for a while with the Intercontinental Championship. I took that to the main event of a pay-per-view with Dolph Ziggler (WWE TLC in December 2018). You can do what you want but there’s still so much prestige over the Universal Championship. Everybody feels that the champion is the champion.”
“When you’ve got somebody like Lesnar who doesn’t really care about inspiring other people, you start to lose a generation. You lose people who are motivated. If I didn’t have champions who inspired me when I was younger, I may not have wanted to be a professional wrestler. I may not have wanted to get into this business.”
“There are guys like Shawn Michaels and Triple H and John Cena and Edge and Eddie Guerrero and these guys became champions. They inspire people to want to get into this industry and to push it forward and Brock Lesnar just doesn’t do that. He doesn’t inspire people. He’s in it for himself and he’ll tell you that. He’s in it for the money and he’ll tell you that. It’s just frustrating for me as a fan of our industry to see it kind of be held hostage by someone who only cares about themselves and making their own money.”
Brock Lesnar does make a very large sum of money for working with WWE and he doesn’t really have to do a whole lot. He just needs to continue being Brock Lesnar which is a very easy job for him.
Seth Rollins might consider that WWE has made it too easy for Brock Lesnar and he plans on making it much more difficult for the Beast Incarnate at WrestleMania 35.