UPDATE (11:30 p.m. ET): It’s official.
UFC announced during its UFC 199 pay-per-view that Brock Lesnar agreed to a deal to fight at UFC 200 against an opponent to be named later.
ORIGINAL POST: Well, this is shocking.
WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is in “serious talks” with UFC to make a return to the octagon at UFC 200, sources told MMAFighting.com on Saturday night. And if a deal is officially struck, an announcement could come at any moment, according to MMAFighting.com.
Lesnar amassed a 5-3 record in his first stint with the promotion, which ended with a loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 in 2011. The Beast Incarnate has been with WWE ever since, and he signed a multiyear deal in 2015, making this news even more stunning.
Lesnar’s potential opponent at UFC 200 is not yet known.
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