Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman are two of the most influential people in WWE. The Beast Incarnate joined WWE in 2002 after being part of its Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) developmental territory.
It begs the question: how did Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman meet? Lesnar and Heyman met at a live event when The Beast was part of OVW.
At The Michael Kay Show, Lesnar said he met the WWE executive during a live event. Heyman was part of the creative team at the same event.
The Beast added that Heyman sat next to him and introduced himself, and that was the first time they met and felt a connection right after:
“I’m German, he’s Jewish, what the… (laughs). It was just beginning (their friendship) – I got a call from Ohio Valley Wrestling on the way. I was a prospect in development down there and they took me to live events and I think Paul Heyman was there – on something to do with the creative team. Paul (had) just seen me sitting when I was taking everything in the stands one day and he came and introduced himself and we just sat down and connected. (from 14:28 to 15:00)
Paul Heyman has been credited with Brock Lesnar’s success in WWE
Paul Heyman said Lesnar was only victorious in his WWE career because he guided him throughout his journey.
Prior to WrestleMania 38, Heyman tweeted that Lesnar was a “Mania Legend” because of him. Lesnar’s streak of WrestleMania wins ended at The Showcase of the Immortals:
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