I wasn't going to include this because I didn't want someone to get spoilers, but as its been mentioned already...
Taker is old school, he offered Randy Orton the chance to beat the streak years ago. The whole thing was way overblown and the two HBK matches were the peak of it all. After that... he shouldn't have fought Triple H twice, he should've ended it then.
The thing is... what is after the streak? He's only been doing Mania for years now so what's the point? People always debate who is deserving of beating the streak, but why does it matter? Lesnar may have been in the right place at the right time. It's not that he's the one who deserves it, its just that Taker may want to retire and, as an old school guy, he was going to go out on his back. So why not Lesnar? It just happens that Lesnar is the guy in the year that Taker wanted to go.
Or... he's going to fight Sting at Mania 31, but they wanted to make it about something else. Its not about the stupid streak, but about two veteran guys who have never fought before in their last ever matches. I'm way more into that match then the streak being part of it. Sting will have one WWE match, just one and maybe Taker wants to put Sting over. Remove the streak, put the heat on someone like Lesnar (who doesn't give a s*** what people think of him) and free Sting for that win.
Lesnar will now be known as the guy who beat the streak and he's still under WWE contract. He can put someone like Bryan over at Summerslam with this under his belt.
The whole thing is just brilliant. We want things like this anyway, we want to be surprised, we want to not see things coming. Brilliant.