Brock Lesnar Covers WWE 2K17 [@brocklesnar @heymanhustle @wwegames] Brandon Caldwell June 27, 2016 Geek Squad, News, Pro Wrestling 1 Comment Brock Lesnar is as decorated a combat athlete as there has ever been. He’s a four-time WWE Champion, 2002 King of the Ring winner, NCAA Heavyweight Champion, UFC Heavyweight Champion, IWGP Heavyweight Champion and more. Now he can once again assume the title of video game ambassador to his lofty resume. Lesnar has been tabbed as the cover athlete for WWE 2K17. The news was revealed earlier this morning via 2K Sports. “My career has been defined by dominating every opportunity presented to me,” Lesnar said. “I am excited for my newest opportunity representing WWE 2K17 as the franchise’s ambassador and honored to serve as the WWE 2K17 cover Superstar.” It’s not the first time Lesnar will cover a WWE game. He was on the cover of WWE Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth in 2002 alongside Kurt Angle, Triple H, Booker T & Chris Jericho in 2002. A year later for WWE Smackdown: Here Comes The Pain, he was the sole star. Lesnar also gains the unique honor of having appeared on the cover of both a UFC game and a WWE game as he was on the cover UFC Undisputed 2010. Lesnar joins The Rock, John Cena & “Stone Cold” Steve Austin as cover athletes for the 2K era of WWE games after a wildly successful term under THQ. WWE 2K17 hits retailers on on October 11 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gaming systems. The trailer reveal for Lesnar’s part of WWE 2K17 takes place in an apocalyptic version of Suplex City with broken ferris wheels, a lot of things on fire, a crowd in sheep masks and of course, the icy stare and roar of Lesnar himself. Following the initial reveal of Bill Goldberg heading towards Suplex City, it’s speculated whether the two would star in one final trailer along with gameplay footage. “Ladies and gentlemen, my client has truly conquered everything in his path, and unleashing Suplex City through WWE 2K17 will be no different,” said Paul Heyman. “As the advocate for Brock Lesnar, I can assure you his embodiment of unadulterated excellence, combined with a Beast’s desire to CONQUER all platforms in the gaming world, will make for a video game and supporting campaign that fans will embrace and absolutely cannot ignore this year.” Lesnar’s summer is already shaping up to be busy. He’ll be returning to the Octagon on July 9 as part of UFC 200 to face heavyweight Mark Hunt. On August 21st, he’ll take part in Summerslam at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Though his plans are currently unknown for the WWE’s second biggest PPV of the year, we can easily assume he’ll be suplexing the hell out of somebody. Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr One Response 15 Things Learned from WWE Battleground 2016• LosEvolution July 25, 2016 […] Brock Lesnar Covers WWE 2K17 [@brocklesnar @heymanhustle @wwegames] […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.