By Scott Keith on 27th October 2022
Sometimes I think it gets lost how amazing and once in a lifetime prospect Young Brock was. The dude was a legit badass wrestler, built perfect to be a taken seriously as a star, and had crazy athleticism. And how quickly he picked it up to actually deserve the rocket strapped to his back I think only happened one other time with Angle. I mean in OVW he regularly finished opponents with a shooting star press. His only weakness was his promo game and that didn't matter because his placement with Heyman is one of the greatest combos of all time. All he had to do was hop up and down while staring holes into opponents looking a like a killer, and he very much excelled at that.
Do you think we will ever see a prospect like that again, or is there anyone not named Hook or Angle that is comparable? I think Bron is close but I don't him see getting the mega push Brock did out the gate. I do think he is close in regards to how quickly he has picked this up, with having less than 30 matches under his belt while still being as good as he his. Yes the bloodline helps, but plenty of other kids didn't come close to their parents level. Richie Steamboat is a great example of this. I guess maybe Charlotte is comparable to Brock on the women's side?
I’ve really soured on Bron lately and I think it’s because he’s hit the limit of what he can do in NXT as far as improving. He’s fine at that level but hasn’t been interesting in the same way Brock was.