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WWE Files Restraining Order Against Brock Lesnar
Posted by Ashish on 12.08.2005



It appeared as if WWE and Brock Lesnar were close to settling their legal problems, but WWE filed a restraining order against Lesnar on 12/6 asking the court to keep him from wrestling for New Japan Pro-Wrestling or any other wrestling promotion. Lesnar is currently NJPW's IWGP Champion and is being promoted as one of their top stars.

WWE filed a 25 page Memorandum explaining their side, claiming that Lesnar has admitted that he started working for NJPW even before the court made a decision to allow him to do so. WWE also says that Lesnar had reached a verbal agreement with Vince McMahon and WWE in July but then turned around and negotiated a deal with NJPW which he ended up taking. WWE also mentioned that NJPW is promoting Lesnar as a "former WWE Champion" without their permission. WWE mentioned that they may go after NJPW legally in the future.

WWE also invited Lesnar to appear before the court and explain why he signed a deal with NJPW, ignoring both his written agreement with WWE and the legal process that he himself started back in February. Lesnar's camp has yet to respond.

This whole mess started when Lesnar signed an agreement that got him out of his WWE contract back in 2004 so he could pursue an NFL career. The contract he signed included a 10 year no-compete clause. Once Lesnar's attempt to make it to the NFL failed, he wanted to return to WWE but couldn't reach a deal. He then filed suit against WWE, saying the company was trying to keep him from earning a living. Before the legal process was finished, Lesnar signed a deal with NJPW and has been working for them since.

Credit: PWInsider.com





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