Brock Lesnar's UFC return has been confirmed 5 years ago

Brock Lesnar's UFC return has been confirmed

Well Conor McGregor won't be fighting at UFC 200, but the landmark will Brock Lesnar.

We were teased last month about the possible return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and it turns out that the rumours were true.

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Brock Lesnar is coming out of retirement.

Ariel Helwani broke the news for MMA Fighting during the UFC 199 preliminary card, reporting that there are serious talks between Lesnar and the UFC over booking a fight at UFC 200

The UFC officially announced Lesnar's return during UFC 199's main card. His opponent has yet to be decided.

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The 38-year-old Lesnar hasn't had an MMA bout since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 in 2011. Lesnar's fighting career ended prematurely due to his struggles with the digestive disease diverticulitis. After leaving the sport of MMA, he returned to the WWE, but it looks like he's ready to make the switch back just in time for it's landmark UFC 200 event.

Lesnar is still under contract with the WWE, but rumour has it that taking a UFC bout won't end his relationship with the promotion.

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