Last month, Bobby Lashley defeated Brock Lesnar by disqualification at Elimination Chamber PLE. Lashley was declared the winner after Lesnar hit a low blow on Lashley. However, The Almighty was supposed to lose the match.
Since July, WWE pitched several opponents for Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 39. Prior to Elimination Chamber PLE, WWE offered Lesnar a match against Bray Wyatt but Lesnar turned down the offer.
On Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer stated that Brock Lesnar was supposed to beat Bobby Lashley at Elimination Chamber. Meltzer added that WWE decided to change the plan after Lesnar refused to work with Bray Wyatt.
“Originally, what was going to happen was Brock beating Bobby Lashley at Elimination Chamber, and that was going to lead to Brock against Bray Wyatt at WrestleMania. That’s why Bray Wyatt did that interview (on SmackDown calling for the winner of Lashley vs. Lesnar at the PLE), but after they did that, they had to change the finish, and Brock had to…now…Bobby Lashley is in that spot.”H/T WrestlingNews.co
WWE announced that Brock Lesnar will face Omos at WrestleMania 39. As of this writing, four matches have been officially confirmed for the Showcase of the Immortals.
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