There have been few performers in professional wrestling historical past as constantly bulletproof on the microphone as former ECW mastermind and present beast advocate Paul Heyman. The late, nice Bobby “The Brain” Heenan might need been the perfect all-around performer of all time, and Ric Flair is on just about everybody’s minds proper now, however Heyman has at all times been proper there with them in a league of his personal as a talker.
Heyman’s function, because it has been for the previous few years, is to be the mouthpiece for Brock Lesnar, a part-time attraction for WWE and the present Universal Champion. The method is straightforward, and practically at all times entertaining: throughout Lesnar’s uncommon appearances on weekly WWE tv, he’ll look amused and bounce in place as Heyman extolls his many virtues. If it ain’t broke …
But on Monday night time’s episode of Raw, somebody tried to throw a monkey wrench into the foolproof machine of the Paul Heyman-Brock Lesnar hype promo. A fan inexplicably selected this mid-Raw prolonged promo to suggest to their vital different, who apparently will need to have accepted. The crowd started seeking to the facet of the ring reverse the doorway ramp and broke into an prolonged chant of “SHE SAID YES!” The ovation was adequate sufficient to cease Heyman in his tracks.