Brock Lesnar will be the wrestler featured on the cover of the WWE 2K17 video game. “My career has been defined by dominating every opportunity presented to me,” Lesnar said in quotes published by Dan Gelston of the AP. “I am excited for my newest opportunity representing WWE 2K17 as the franchise’s ambassador and honored to serve as the WWE 2K17 cover superstar.”
Paul Heyman also spoke about Lesnar returning to UFC and how that could affect SummerSlam. “When you’re at Brock Lesnar’s level of being a box office attraction, everything effects what you’re going to be doing at your next appearance because anything can throw you off course,” Heyman said. “The result of this fight, how it will affect SummerSlam, hopefully it will make Brock Lesnar even a bigger star on a global basis and drive a whole bunch of fans back to WWE or over to WWE.” Read the full story at Bigstory.ap.org.
Powell’s POV: There’s also a quote from Heyman about Lesnar regretting his decision to retire from UFC, and a quote from a 2K vice president about Lesnar’s involvement. WWE 2K17 will be released on October 11.