Brock set to rock WWE's 'SummerSlam'

His UFC days in the rear-view mirror, Minnesota's Brock Lesnar gets ready for the biggest show in a WWE ring since he returned to Vince McMahon's troupe this year. It's "SummerSlam," which is second-only to "WrestleMania" in pay-per-view popularity.
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