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UFC 141 Video: Brock Lesnar and Kurt Angle Create Comedic Gold

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Yesterday I brought you the WWE television debut of Brock Lesnar. Lesnar's character was created to be an unstoppable monster who was absolutely ruthless. At the time of his debut he was kept far away from the microphone and wasn't allowed to showcase any of his personality. When the WWE finally entered him in a program with future MMA star Kurt Angle, Lesnar had firmly established himself as the company's heavyweight champion. Angle, the Olympic champion, was one of the best people on the microphone in the WWE.

This backstage segment is a personal favorite of mine. For as much as MMA fans and pro-wrestling fans hate to admit, Lesnar has some amazing solid comedic timing. At this point in his career he was no longer the ruthless monster. Lesnar and Angle worked well together inside and out of the ring. In fact, some of Brock's best matches were with Angle.

The whole bit is fantastic from Brock throwing a cookie in the air and catching it to the banter between the WWE champion and the Olympic champion. Adding the female to the segment created a dynamic between the two that allowed both to bring up their past accomplishments. Lesnar's exit and then return to slap Angle on the back is gold. It's just one of those segments that allowed Lesnar to show that he's more than a mountain of muscle. It's true. It's damn true.

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