I don't know about you guys about one of my favorite moments from WrestleMania XX is the match between Brock Lesnar and Bill Goldberg with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin as the special guest referee.
And I mean that without any sarcasm.
Here are two guys on their way out of the company -- and of course, the New York crowd knows it -- and they are mercilessly booed out of the building.
Austin got off light as he was also pretty much done with WWE -- at least for a year -- but was cheered by the audience. It was a weird "Loser... and Winner... and Sure, Why Not the Referee Too Leaves Town" match.
I think I saw one of those in IWA: Mid-South once.
Anyway, "Stone Cold" didn't stay away long and continues to enjoy a healthy working relationship with Vince McMahon. Lesnar tried out for the NFL before eventually turning to mixed martial arts (MMA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In less than a year, he became the promotion's biggest star before retiring at the end of 2010 and making his WWE return the night after WrestleMania 28.
Goldberg... I'm not sure what he's been up to. But I'm fairly certain he was paid ungodly amounts of money by World Championship Wrestling so, like Max Fisher, he's not sweating it either.
But what does this have to do with the here and now?
Find out after the jump.
Here's what the latest Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription required) had to say:
"Bill Goldberg was in contact with [Brock] Lesnar about perhaps coming back and working with him."
The newsletter goes on to state Lesnar only have two major dates left on the deal he signed in late March/early April. One is, of course, his match with Triple H at SummerSlam with the second being WrestleMania 29 on April 7, 2013 in New Jersey.
Assumedly, Goldberg would only stick around long enough to tangle with Lesnar before dipping out. But WWE has already tried this over eight years ago and it wasn't meant with the warmest response.
But who knows?
Maybe the two can convince TNA to toss a few mill their way and they can respark their feud down in Orlando.