Wrestling Observer Radio went via their newest rumor mill and got here up with an interesting nugget about Brock Lesnar’s potential impending exit from WWE. They state that the Common champ, whose contract is up after WrestleMania, is able to return to the UFC “full time” as a result of WWE not permitting him to battle after his failed PED check in 2016.
Not solely does this imply Brock might seemingly lose at WrestleMania, however, because the rumor acknowledged, he’s trying to one final UFC run to get “huge cash fights whereas he can.” There’s little doubt his ears perked up when Jon Jones referred to as him out final summer season, however even with Jones on the sideline as a result of his personal failed PED check, there’s a wealth of matchups for him.
Brock might stroll in and instantly problem for the heavyweight title, contemplating Stipe Miocic has just about cleared out the division. The previous UFC heavyweight champ might additionally battle the winner of Miocic-Cormier after they battle in July at UFC 226. Cormier has made it clear he desires extra superfights earlier than he retires subsequent yr, and that is as tremendous because it will get.
At 40 years previous, perhaps Brock remains to be feeling good and together with his diverticulitis behind him, desires to see the place he can go along with one final UFC run, and the timing is nearly excellent.
(Through Cageside Seats)
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