Bobby Lashley Pitched To Gain Weight For 'Severe Depression' Storyline Over A Year Ago

Bobby Lashley is the All Mighty and looks like he's chiseled out of stone. Lashley is one of the strongest and most athletic competitors in WWE with a look second to none.

Though Lashley is in great shape and stays that way through his workout and diet regiment, he has entertained the idea of putting on weight for storyline purposes.

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Speaking to Sam Roberts on Not Sam Wrestling, Lashley recalled a pitch to Vince McMahon he made over a year ago.

"I told Vince, a year ago I think, a year or two ago, 'I want to do this character.' 'What is it?' 'If I get beat one time, I want to go into this severe depression and put on 40, 50, 60, 70 pounds and just be fat.' It'd be a completely different character, and then have somebody like MVP or someone on my side pull me back and have the crowd watch this transition back to me. He said, 'there is no way you can do that.' 'I think I can do it,'" recalled Lashley.

Asked if he would pitch the idea to Triple H, Lashley said, "I'm gonna try. I talked to some people about it. I think it was Drew (McIntyre) and he told me, 'You'll probably go into a depression.' I think I would a little bit. Not because of the eating part, but the working out. I work out and that's my therapy, that's my everything."

Lashley said he starts a lot of mornings with a workout, which helps get his day off to a good start.

Lashley lost the WWE United States Championship to Seth Rollins on the October 10 episode of WWE Raw. Before the bout, he was attacked by a returning Brock Lesnar.

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