If there's any doubt that Brock Lesnar can still hold his own in a scripted World Wrestling Entertainment event, he crushed those doubts Sunday night in Los Angeles.
Lesnar (the Beast), in a 25-minute match with good-guy C.M. Punk (the Best), stole the show at "SummerSlam," WWE's second-biggest pay-per-view of the year.
A blow-by-blow account of what happened is right here, via ProWrestlingTorch.com.
In their review of the show, the Torch gave the match 4.5 stars out of 5, calling it an "excellent, show-stealing brawl/fight/scrap."
Here's a video clip of part of the match via YouTube, but we're guessing the WWE machine will take down ASAP, so watch while you can:
Other sports/entertainment websites are also praising the match. SB Nation put it this way: "Take a former champ and a monster, add a sleazy manager and a steel chair. Bake for 30 minutes and get a classic."
The BleacherReport.com adds: "Lesnar has become a mammoth in the wrestling business once again. With his unmatchable stature and menacing appearance—coupled with the fact that he is a bona fide collegiate wrestling champion and was a MMA superstar—WWE’s decision to bring him back has been perfect."
Lesnar is on a part-time schedule with WWE. That means he's not on the road constantly, and only appears in the biggest events for the biggest paydays.