Details On Brock Lesnar's New WWE Deal, Return At Summerslam

Brock Lesnar is back.

Back in June, Fightful Select reported that WWE was hoping to get Brock Lesnar back soon, after the longest absence he's had since returning in 2012.

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Brock Lesnar's return happened at WWE Summerslam, with a new look, and heading into a program with some familiar names.

Fightful was told by WWE sources earlier this summer that WWE was hoping to get Brock Lesnar back, and hoped to have him on screen “imminently,” but were also told that “WWE's hopes aren't always necessarily Brock's hopes.” Those within WWE that we spoke to are under the impression that Lesnar is under contract for "roughly a year and a half, and at least 8 matches," though that is always available to change and negotiate further.

Those we spoke to backstage indicated that the post-show beat down on John Cena was Cena's idea to help add some heat and buzz to an already big moment.

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