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Brock Lesnar is the king of standing/sitting around on WWE television

WWE signed Brock Lesnar to a deal a couple years ago that only required him to work a limited number of dates each year, along with about three matches during that same time span. And while there's no way to know for sure, various rumors and reports have suggested that he's paid roughly $5 million for his troubles.

That's a lot of money for a wrestler who is hardly ever on television.

That means WWE has to maximize his minutes. Last year, they did that by having him murder Big Show at Royal Rumblebreak Undertaker's undefeated streak at WrestleManiasquash John Cena to win the WWE world heavyweight championship at SummerSlam, and narrowly escape with said title in the rematch at Night of Champions. Then he disappeared until early this year when he came back to win what was quite possibly the best triple threat match in WWE history at Royal Rumble against Cena and Seth Rollins.

That plan is to use that incredible run to catapult Roman Reigns into the top spot by defeating Lesnar at WrestleMania 31. The problem, so far, is that no one seems to care about the match.

And while there are many reasons for this, for the purposes of this post we're going to focus on the fact that the only thing Brock has done on television since the match was first made, is stand or sit around while Paul Heyman speaks. He's said a few words, but he's mostly gotten by on simply standing there and looking menacing.

And he's only appeared on three of a possible seven episodes of Raw.

The post-Royal Rumble episode of Raw saw him speak his only words in a sit down interview that was forced by a snowstorm causing travel days:

Later, he actually confronted Reigns in what has been the only time these two have been in the same room together on WWE television. This despite the fact that both have appeared on the same show twice since then:

A couple weeks later, WWE used the controversy surrounding Brian Williams and his tall tales as fodder for a Heyman promo. Again, Lesnar simply stands there and holds his title as the untouchable king:

Finally, and most recently, the reality era struck again when WWE used the fact that Lesnar walked out on Raw the previous week and showed up at a UFC event that weekend for another Heyman promo. As usual, Brock was there to stand around and look menacing.

He also took a prolonged look at the WrestleMania sign.

There are only two episodes of Raw left before WrestleMania 31 and Lesnar is only booked for one of them, the go home edition. It's entirely possible these two will come into physical contact with each other on that show but it's utterly amazing that it will be just the second time, and the first was simply a hard handshake.

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