WWE recently sent out a survey asking fans who they consider to be WWE's top stars and there is one very big name missing from the options.
The status and WWE contract of Brock Lesnar has been one of the top talking points in wrestling for the entirety of 2018. Most fans assumed that The Beast would drop the Universal Championship to Roman Reigns at WrestleMania 34 and walk off into the sunset, however, that didn't happen. Nor did it happen after the pair's rematch at Greatest Royal Rumble.
Here we are more than four months later, and the two of them are set to do battle once again in the main of event of this Sunday's SummerSlam. It's a match that not many people are eager to see again, and that's putting it mildly. However, with Lesnar now confirmed to return to UFC to face Daniel Cormier in early 2019, it is once again being assumed that his match at SummerSlam will be his last in a WWE ring, at least until after his fight in UFC.
If an imminent return to UFC doesn't have you convinced that Lesnar is on his way out of WWE's door then perhaps this next bit of news might sway you. A Wrestling Inc reader brought the site's attention to an email recently sent out by WWE. It's a survey and one of the questions asks fans to select who they believe to be the company's current top stars. Even though there are 80 options available, Brock Lesnar is not one of them.
That would suggest that not only is Lesnar not long for this world in WWE, but also that the company doesn't currently think that highly of him at all. Perhaps The Beast has been rubbing too many people up the wrong way via his contract demands and rare appearances. Even the likes of Mike Kanellis and R-Truth have made the list, and they're barely featured on WWE television at all.
While WWE being annoyed and Lesnar might be a bit of a stretch, his absence from the survey is most definitely intriguing. Perhaps it was an email that wasn't supposed to go out until after SummerSlam at which point Lesnar may no longer be a WWE Superstar, at least not an active one. One thing is for certain, The Beast won't be losing any sleep over the fact that he was omitted.