Bray Wyatt and Bobby Lashley are engaged in a heated WrestleMania rivalry, and it’s an interesting one as well. The Eater of Worlds devoted his entire Firefly Fun House army to Lashley, trolling him along the way, and fans should expect more of this as the weeks continue. There was a time when that wasn’t the plan at all.
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Sean Sapp noted behind Fightful’s paywall that Bray Wyatt was pitched as Brock Lesnar’s WrestleMania opponent, and this was mentioned right before the Elimination Chamber. Wyatt also said that he would face the winner between Bobby Lashley vs Lesnar, and The Almighty won via DQ.
Plans changed from Bray Wyatt, but it’s unknown why WWE didn’t go that direction. That leads us to where we find ourselves today.
We’re not sure necessarily when Bray Wyatt was pitched as a possible opponent for WrestleMania, but he was mentioning it as recently as right before WWE Elimination Chamber. Sources familiar with the situation claim that Brock himself nixed the idea, though we weren’t given specifics as to why.
The direction for Brock Lesnar going into WWE’s biggest show of the year was soon set in stone as Omos stepped up to challenge him. That being said, we have received absolutely zero confirmation that Vince McMahon has anything to do with that booking decision.
Bray Wyatt and Brock Lesnar will receive prime spots at WrestleMania 39, but they will not share the ring. We will have to see if their paths ever do cross again someday, but the showcase of the immortals was not the place this year.
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