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Late Night Videos - Brock Lesnar's WWE Debut

So it's officially Brocktober and that means coverage of UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. So we start with a late night video of the first appearance he made in the context of popular culture; his WWE debut. He left college with an extensive amateur wrestling resume and an incredible physique that did not go unnoticed by the powers that be within the WWE. They signed him to a contract and sent him to their developmental promotion at the time, Ohio Valley Wrestling. After having success there while tagging up with Shelton Benjamin, he was called up to the main roster.

It was the RAW the night after WrestleMania 18. Because he couldn't talk and they wanted him to be a star as quick as possible, they gave him a mouthpiece in Paul Heyman. He dubbed him "The Next Big Thing" and off he went with a gigantic push as an unstoppable monster. Which is funny because these days, that's exactly what he is.

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