Brock Lesnar to end Bryan’s reign, says JR

At Wrestle Mania 30 just a few weeks back, the flagship event of the World Wrestling Entertainment or WWE, perhaps the two best performances were put in by Daniel Bryan and Brock Lesnar.

As expected, the diminutive Bryan fought his way through the Authority and was finally able to get his hands on the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, which saw the culmination of almost a year long program for the brawler.

The accomplishment of Lesnar was by far the more shocking of the two and to say it was not expected would be putting it mildly. The 34 year old, a former Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC Heavyweight champion defeated the Undertaker, ending his fabled streak at the promotion’s biggest annual event, an accomplishment which left the 80,000 that had packed into the auditorium and the millions viewing the event on television absolutely stunned.

And this means it would be natural for Brock Lesnar and Daniel Bryan to cross paths at some point or the other in the future and legendary WWE broadcaster Jim Ross feels the same. Furthermore, JR believes that crossing of paths will take place as early as August and Lesnar will be the one to end the championship reign of Bryan come Summer Slam.

Ross also mentioned that many fans and critics would raise the issue about Lesnar only being a part timer with the WWE but one cannot argue with the fact that The Beast is a huge pay per view draw and so is Bryan.

And the way the WWE is planning things these days, it wouldn’t be surprising if the promotion went after yet another money spinning rivalry by pitting Brock Lesnar against Daniel Bryan as it tries to take advantage of the mass hysteria surrounding Bryan since he became the promotion’s champion.

Cruz doesn’t require surgery for latest injury

It has been more than two years since former Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC Bantamweight Championship holder Dominick Cruz entered the UFC Octagon and it will be almost three years by the time he finally ends up there once again after a few failed attempts previously.

The most recent setback he suffered was a tear in his groin which forced him to withdraw from his scheduled bout at UFC 169 for the unification of the UFC Bantamweight Championship against the interim belt holder Renan Barao and was forced to vacate the title after that setback.

However, this recent injury isn’t as serious as it once seemed and according to his trainer Eric Del Fierro, his protégé doesn’t require surgery for this latest injury and he might even be able to return to training within the next six to eight weeks.

According to Del Fierro, Dominick Cruz has a Grade II or III tear in his groin and he will not need to undergo the knife once again but all he needs to do is rest up and wait for the tear to heal and added that there is no way get around it.

According to Del Fierro, Cruz didn’t want to withdraw from the match and was still looking to find some way of fighting against Barao with that injury but he just couldn’t manage it.

Cruz was doing great in training and his sparring was alright but somehow, he managed to overextend his groin and had the tear.

Dominick Cruz will now have to wait and see how the Bantamweight division pans out when he returns, considering Barao has completely decimated the opposition in the division and with his hold being strengthened with the win over Urijah Faber, Cruz will have a difficult road back to championship glory.