Brock Lesnar leaves TD Garden after McMahon announcement, no longer advertised for Smackdown

Brock Lesnar, who was advertised for tonight’s broadcast and was expected to open Smackdown, is no longer appearing on the show.

A couple of hours ago, multiple insiders reported that Lesnar walked out of the TD Garden arena after the announcement of Vince McMahon’s retirment was communicated. McMahon was never in Boston for the show and Lesnar, like pretty much every other talent, had no idea that Vince was leaving WWE.

Instead of Lesnar opening Smackdown, it was Stephanie McMahon who launched the broadcast. The WWE.COM preview of Smackdown, which had Lesnar all over it, was also removed.

His status for SummerSlam remains unknown with one week to go with many believe he might not return without Vince at the helm.

The situation will be clearer on Monday night as Raw will feature champion Roman Reigns live from Madison Square Garden.

Colin Vassallo
Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

Stories you might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you


Saraya “blown away” by return reaction

AEW's newest arrival, Saraya, seems like she has enjoyed her return in front of fans and was blown away...

Dynamite to air head-to-head against NXT on October 18

AEW and NXT will be going back head-to-head for one night only on October 18 and AEW is already...

Full Gear 2022 tickets on pre-sale now

Tickets for the Full Gear pay-per-view went on pre-sale today on Ticketmaster.com using the pre-sale code NJAEWKND. There are two...
sports betting site betway