WWE releases matter on Brock Lesnar competing during UFC 200
June 5, 2016 - WWE
Brock Lesnar is a UFC warrior once again. He’s also a WWE Superstar.
How does that work, exactly? That’s not wholly clear. But WWE expelled a matter in an try to explain Saturday night after a UFC announced that Lesnar would be fighting during UFC 200 on Jul 9 in Las Vegas.
“Brock Lesnar stays underneath agreement to WWE, however, he has been postulated a one-off eventuality to contest during UFC 200,” a matter read. “Following this miracle eventuality on Jul 9, Brock will lapse to WWE for Summerslam on Sunday, Aug 21, live on WWE Network.”
Lesnar, 38, was a flashy pledge wrestler before embarking on a career in pre-determined pro wrestling. The former NCAA inhabitant champion during a University of Minnesota was a outrageous star in WWE in a early 2000s before withdrawal due to a heartless news and posterior legitimate sports like football and afterwards MMA.
Lesnar sealed with a UFC creatively in 2008 and became heavyweight champion with a win over Randy Couture in only his fourth pro MMA quarrel that same year. “The Beast” shielded a belt opposite Frank Mir and Shane Carwin before descending to Cain Velasquez in 2010. Lesnar hung adult a gloves — or so we suspicion — in 2011 after descending to Alistair Overeem. In between, he dealt with mixed bouts of a debilitating illness diverticulitis.
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MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani was a initial to news on Lesnar impending a understanding to lapse to a UFC during UFC 200. Lesnar famously degraded Mir during UFC 100, a promotion’s final large miracle event. The dual-sports party star is arguably a biggest pay-per-view pull in UFC history.