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Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar Rivalry history

Check out about the Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar Rivalry history. Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar was also one of those Rivalries which gave 2 future superstars of WWE.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 08.02.2023
Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar Rivalry history

This was one of the best wrestling Rivalries of all time and the amazing fact was that both of them were relatively new and Brock Lesnar was in his first year in WWE and the first year that he had was as good as Kurt Angle. So in 2003 when they had their long term feud it was a treat for all the wrestling fans all around the world. The Matches that these Two had against each other at PPVs and on Television was simply amazing.

Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar was also one of those Rivalries which gave 2 future superstars of WWE and one of them is still a big time draw and much of it came from this legendary Rivalry. 

So, let’s look at this Rivalry:

The Build to WrestleMania 19

At the end of 2002, the WWE fans were going to get a treat as WWE were building towards a Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar match for the main event of WrestleMania. And first they started as friends who respected each other but soon Kurt Angle turned heel and joined with Paul Heyman. Brock Lesnar and thus started the build to WrestleMania 19 and the WWE fans were delighted that they were getting this feud Finally. However Kurt Angle got injured and the match was in danger but Kurt Angle told Vince McMahon that he was good to go and the match was back on.

The Incredible WrestleMania Match

Before WrestleMania, there was a WWE title match which was won by Kurt Angle via a roll-up and then it was time for WrestleMania 19 and the match they had was one of the best main Events in WrestleMania history. They went out there and had an incredible 30 minutes match where there was great wrestling and incredible storytelling. At the end of the match Brock Lesnar went for the shooting Star Press and it ended badly as he landed on his neck but still he finished the match and won the WWE Championship. It was a match for the ages.


The reign of Brock Lesnar and Road to SummerSlam

After winning the WWE championship at WrestleMania Brock Lesnar was on a roll as he won every match and Kurt Angle was out with the neck injury for which he needed surgery and the time for SummerSlam came and it was Brock Lesnar vs John Cena and Big Show or so the WWE universe thought as Kurt Angle returned as a face and the fans were behind him but Brock Lesnar turned heel and the rematch was on for SummerSlam and this time it was heel vs face. The match at SummerSlam was yet another Banger between these Two incredible wrestlers and they gave it everything out there and the fans were behind Kurt Angle and finally he won back the WWE Championship via submission.

The Best Ironman Match

It was time for the final chapter in this Rivalry ahd Kurt Angle thought that they were not given enough time and WWE listened and they were planning to do an Ironman match between these Two and on free TV which was a strange decision. The build to the match was great as usual and ok 18th September 2003 for 60 minutes Brock Lesnar and Kurt Angle went at it in an Ironman Match for the ages and the whole story came to a great match as Brock Lesnar won back the WWE Championship.

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