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Former WWE Star Zach Gowen Says Brock Lesnar Has Been Unfairly Judged & Misunderstood, More

Former WWE Superstar Zach Gowen, has published a new column at Gowen talks about his time working with WWE Champion Brock Lesnar. He says Lesnar has always been unfairly judged, misunderstood and more. Here are a couple of excerpts from his article:

"Brock and I have a history. He was involved in the 3 my most memorable WWE segments: 1) He F5’d Big Show, allowing me to moonsault and pin Show, which gave me a WWE contract. 2) Brock tied me to a wheelchair and threw me down a flight of stairs. 3) Brock destroyed me in my hometown in front of my family, culminating in 2 F5’s into the ringpost."

"I feel like Brock has always been unfairly judged and misunderstood. This might sound kinda weird coming from me, but I absolutely adore Brock. Not only as a performer but as a human being. Here is a guy who was not a fan of wrestling growing up, but because of his physical attributes was able to “walk on” to the WWE and get pushed and promoted right away. When I was the road with WWE, I would travel with guys that often made fun of him for being a country boy and a loner. That pissed me off. I saw Brock as a guy that valued his alone time and would show up to work on time every day, do his job (extremely well I might add), clock out and go onto the next one. I saw nothing wrong with that. Who cares if he wanted to work out and eat alone? In WWE at the time (can’t speak for how it is now), it was understood that we all traveled together and helped each other out. That was the culture. I can see the benefits to that system. But if a performer wasn’t comfortable in that system, I don’t think it’s fair to ostracize and criticize. I respect anyone for staying true to themselves, even it means going against the grain."

You can read Zach Gowen's column, "Kickin It with Zach Gowen" in its entirety at this link.

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