Brock Lesnar was advertised to make a rare appearance on SmackDown to continue the buildup for his SummerSlam match against Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns.

The Beast Incarnate left the building after he heard the news about Vince McMahon’s retirement from WWE. Lesnar was said to be furious about the development and didn’t hesitate to walk on the show.

PW Insider reported that WWE removed all mentions of Brock Lesnar from their adverts for SmackDown this week. The July 22nd edition of the blue brand will go down at the TD Garden in Boston.

Brock Lesnar has been officially pulled from all mentions of tonight’s Smackdown episode on the official WWE website.

WWE also have a replacement in place for Brock Lesnar after he no showed tonight’s tapings. The company is reportedly eyeing Goldberg as Reigns opponent for their second biggest show of the year.

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