We are three weeks away from the SummerSlam 2017 PPV event and it has been surprisingly known that Paul Heyman could have a great influence on the development of the event, as well as the return of Brock Lesnar to UFC. What is it about?
The information comes from reporter Justin Barrasso in his section “Extra Mustard” for Sports Illustrated , which reports exclusively the following:
“WWE was smart enough to threaten Brock Lesnar’s exit from the company if he loses the World Championship in the 2017 SummerSlam PPV.
Paul Heyman: “If Brock Lesnar Loses On SummerSlam, We Will Leave WWE”
“Lesnar is signed up to WrestleMania 34 and there is really no threat that he can get out of his contract prematurely. Despite Heyman’s insistence that Lesnar quit the company if ‘The Incarnate Beast’ loses the title without being flat-backed or without being forced to surrender, this will allow Lesnar to take the time off he needs to get WWE to start Prepare for their next MMA fight in UFC, most likely against the future Heavyweight Jon ‘Bones’ Jones.
“Now, the big question is, who will be next in line to hold the World Championship?
“The information I could get inside the company is that it is Paul Heyman who is doing everything possible behind the scenes, defending and pushing for Samoa Joe to win the title , but the threat that Baron Corbin will exchange his Briefcase Money in the 2017 Bank with a title contract for an unspecified Championship may be an option for a convincing SummerSlam finish. “
In addition to the above, he announced that the return of Brock Lesnar to the octagon of the MMA with UFC is almost a fact:
“The great UFC Jon Jones challenged a fight to Brock Lesnar after his Nocaut victory over Daniel Cormier last Saturday night.