Brock was so impressed by the stature and presence of Lee that he could be heard asking Paul Heyman who Keith was with the same excitement of an adrenaline junkie faced with a new feat of bravery. When I stepped in the ring it’s this incredible moment. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on WWE and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. Keith Lee is someone that has stood toe-to-toe with Brock Lesnar in WWE before. Keith Lee has been going through some amazing moments over the past year and his achievements don't seem to have any limits. But the battle that would ensue before that occurs was something that was special as well. At part II of the WWE NXT Great American Bash, the main event pitted at Champion vs. Champion match, as Adam Cole defended the NXT Champion against Keith Lee, who defended his NXT North American Championship.The conclusion of the match resulted in Lee defeating Cole, making The Limitless One the first dual singles champion in NXT history. Those that don’t know, competition is something that I absolutely love. Man, that was a beautiful thing. Now, with Lee's stock continuing to skyrocket, the match against Lesnar seems much more attainable in the not-too-distant future. However, this was not the case. Two months later, at the Royal Rumble, Brock Lesnar was running roughshod during the 30-man elimination match, showing his dominance. To top off all the different things that he has been able to achieve, including winning both the WWE NXT Championship and the North American Championship, was the moment that came at Royal Rumble when he faced off against Brock Lesnar. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Download the talkSPORT app NOW – the best way to listen live. He is also only the second-ever black NXT Champion, and the first one in eight years since Big E held it in 2012. Your privacy is safe with us. NJPW G1 Climax B Block Finals Results (10/17): G1 Climax Finals Set, Match Ratings For 10/16/20 WWE Smackdown From Sean Ross Sapp, NJPW Strong NEVER Results (10/16): Jeff Cobb And David Finlay Team Against Bullet Club. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. When you’re one of the final three and you step in the ring, in that moment, I’d never really done anything WWE wise except the little invasion we had going on. And at the top level, man it’s a different feeling. Lashley had an opportunity to win the WWE Championship against McIntyre at Backlash, but failed to do so. “In that moment it felt like that was where I was supposed to be,” Keith began. Ever since WWE Survivor Series last year, Keith Lee has been dominant and seen as the next big star in WWE. Keith Lee on facing Brock Lesnar at the WWE Royal Rumble 2020. You can feel something different when you step into the ring with a Brock Lesnar and I love that. The crowd reacted very positively during the staredown between Lee and Lesnar, as well as when The Limitless One took The Beast Incarnate down with a shoulder tackle. Recently speaking with SuperSport, Keith Lee spoke about this moment inside the Royal Rumble, saying that when he got over the initial shock of having 42,000 people excited to see him, he knew he was right where he belonged when he was face-to-face with Brock Lesnar. I mean, when that happened, I think everybody thought I was just going to take Survivor Series home. We’ve seen Reigns and Lesnar quite a bit, but it would definitely be a different dynamic now that Heyman has joined Reigns and now that Reigns as a new character. Who knows what would have happened 1 on 1? Keith Lee has been going through some amazing moments over the past year and his achievements don't seem to have any limits. In fact, this match could very well happen at next year's WrestleMania, currently scheduled to occur at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on March 28, 2021. Sein bislang größter Erfolg war der Erhalt der NXT Championship und der NXT North American Championship. You don’t. When I get to the ring, I don’t even know how long we stood there! Le 22 janvier 2020 à NXT, il bat Roderick Strong afin de remporter son premier championnat à la WWE, le NXT North American Championship. I’m not about to go out there and get dumped like 90 percent of the people that have come out here. That day was just me there in case I’m in the Rumble [laughs]. The look Brock Lesnar gave Drew McIntyre when he was eliminated struck him. However, oddly, Lashley has been moved over to supporting MVP in his quest to once again become champion. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. His North American Championship win in January was following an impressive showing at the November 2019 WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view, lasting until the end before being defeated by Roman Reigns. Following his loss, Lashley has seemingly moved over to the United States Championship picture against Apollo Crews. They got something special in my opinion. While on WWE The Bump, Bully Ray mentioned something that he noticed about the Royal Rumble. 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Two showcases of his burgeoning star power were on full display at Survivor Series last year and the Royal Rumble in January of this year. This Royal Rumble moment certainly whet the appetites of a potential dream match down the line between the two. Keith Lee vs Brock Lesnar is a dream match for the WWE Universe. Over the past 12 months, Lee has firmly established himself as a hot property in WWE and he seems destined for huge things in the company. And yeah, I went down in both cases [Royal Rumble and Survivor Series], but I think that anything else for me outside of winning the North American Championship and this opportunity to become the Champ Champ, those are the biggest nights in my career thus far. Few fans expected Brock Lesnar to show up in WWE during the so-called “Crowdless Era”, but the move to the Amway Center with the intrigue of the Thunderdome opened up speculation about Lesnar potentially returning in the future. And then the moment I got to the ring, I felt everything. However, if there’s something that WWE can offer that intrigues, motivates, or inspires Lesnar, and if the money is right and the business is solid, I’m sure he would be willing to do it. Brock Lesnar Vs Keith Lee Vs Braun Strowman || WWE - YouTube “As he’s saying ‘Who the hell is this guy?’ he’s taking a couple of steps backwards and boom I know that Keith Lee is the man right at that moment.” Keith Lee has … I was still recovering from that mind you, but my adrenaline was so high I hardly noticed the pain. However, Lesnar reached a major hurdle when Keith Lee entered the match, even being plowed over by him and reacting in utter shock. It’s a different level of aura, of magic of power and intensity. Get exclusive combat sports content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! 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That all seems like general speak with nothing interesting in there, but it’s a good reminder that there is really only one program right now that would have “box office appeal” and really only one wrestler who would be a “worthy challenger” in the next two years. “In that moment it felt like that was where I was supposed to be,” Keith began. How often do you see Brock Lesnar step backwards? Lee would be the last remaining member of Team NXT in the RAW Vs NXT Vs SmackDown traditional five-man team elimination matches (god, that’s a mouthful) and he’d share the ring with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns.