Bobby Lashley has had a multiple runs with WWE. He had parted ways with the company in 2008 and eventually made his return to the company in 2018. ‘The All Mighty’ recently the reason for parting ways with the company.
Bobby Lashley reveals the reason
While there have been rumors about the reason of his departure, Lashley has slammed them. While speaking to RainmakerNYC, Lashley commented on a rumor that his first WWE run ended in 2008 due to issues with his pay, but he was looking to go to new MMA companies:
“No, that’s 100 percent not true. I was making a tremendous amount of money then. There was other issues and other things going on. It was an opportunity for me to go fight, and legitimize my character a little bit. So I fought for eight years. Fought under [Scott] Coker and Bellator, and Strikeforce, and everything else. And now coming back, I take all that with me and that just kinda legitimizes my character a little more.”
Lashley also commented on being different when he returned to the company:
“I’m older. [laughs] No, older, wiser — I mean, there’s there’s a little bit of everything. There’s a different kind of training that you have when you’re a little bit of an older athlete. You know, I take care of myself a little bit more, I have different — just different thoughts. Before when I was younger, it was like, yeah, early lifestyle, money you run around doing a whole bunch of different things. Now, I’m more of a businessman.”
Currently, Bobby Lashley is involved in a feud with Brock Lesnar. The two men are set to face each other at WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia. Lashley recently his revenge on Lesnar during this week’s edition of Monday Night RAW as the two behemoths clashed once again. The two men clashed before Lesnar pushed The All Mighty into the ring post. Bobby soon countered an F5 to Spear Lesnar into the barricade and then slammed him onto the announcers table. Several officials and star came out to separate the two stars. It seems fans are going to get a treat at the Saudi Arabia event.