Jim Ross: Brock Lesnar Didn't Want To Break The Undertaker's Streak

Vince McMahon's call but Lesnar didn't agree with it.

There was a Q&A session with Shawn Michaels and Jim Ross in Manchester, England on Monday where Jim Ross revealed that Brock Lesnar didn't want to break The Undertaker's undefeated streak at WrestleMania 30, but went ahead with it because the decision had been made. A reader from WrestlingInc noted that both Michaels and Ross said they weren't fans of the decision to have The Undertaker lose. As has been reported for over a year, it was a Vince McMahon call that people were only told about a few hours before the match took place in 2014.
Ross is obviously very close to Lesnar's on air advocate Paul Heyman and also has a friendship with Lesnar, so he's as good of a source as anybody to share the news. Ross could have written something about it on his own website, but he likely chose to share the info at the Q&A because it's better to share that sort of thing in front of a live audience. The decision to have Lesnar beat Undertaker has led to a lot of people in wrestling talking about how they didn't think it was the right call. Most people thought The Streak would live on forever as one of the most important milestones in wrestling history, but McMahon thought otherwise. McMahon booked Lesnar to win because he wanted to give him a run as a dominant WWE Champion, which is what happened at SummerSlam 2014 and led to Lesnar defending the WWE Title at WrestleMania 31.

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