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Brock Lesnar Comments On Rumored UFC Return Opponent

As Raj noted earlier, Dave Meltzer noted on The LAW that there is definitely something to the rumors of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar possibly returning to UFC later this year to fight. Meltzer noted that UFC officials are looking at the December pay-per-view for Lesnar's return, which would be several months before his WWE contract expires after WrestleMania 34 in April 2018. Meltzer noted that UFC is having a bad year and is looking for Lesnar and Ronda Rousey to return, plus another fight from Conor McGregor this year. Meltzer said on The LAW, "They've got a budget and this year has been terrible. They want some drawing power for the end of the year." Meltzer noted that he's been told UFC wants Lesnar to go up against Jon Jones but that would depend on what happens this coming weekend at UFC 214. Jones is scheduled to face Lesnar friend Daniel Cormier for the UFC Light Heavyweight Title. Meltzer speculated on UFC grooming Jones to be a big superstar and the feeling is that there could be a major coronation if the 30 year old beats Lesnar.

Jones did a Facebook Live Q&A on Tuesday and was asked about possibly moving up to heavyweight to fight Lesnar. He said: "I would love to fight Brock Lesnar. He's a massive dude. I mean, it would be a massive draw. Really big for the sport. It'd be a great challenge. That's a big ol' boy. I doubt Brock Lesnar would take that fight, though. I definitely wouldn't try to wrestle with him the whole time. I would … you know what, I wouldn't tell you what I would do." The Associated Press contacted Lesnar later in the day for a response to Jones' comments and The Beast had the following to say: "Would I fight Jon Jones? Anytime, anywhere. Right now he should be worried about D.C. on Saturday night."

Media outlets are reporting that a Jones vs. Lesnar superfight, which would bring a big payday for both fighters, couldn't happen until after April 2018 due to Lesnar's contract status with WWE but Meltzer speculated that Vince McMahon will allow Lesnar to fight again as they made the deal for him to fight at UFC 200 and both sides came out alright, for the most part at least. Due to the UFC 200 failures, WWE was forced to admit that they do not test Lesnar under the Wellness Policy because he is a part-time Superstar. WWE does hold the exclusive rights to Lesnar's services while he is under contract. There have been conflicting reports on if Lesnar has been re-added to the USADA testing pool but he must be in the pool in the next few weeks if they want him to be eligible for a December fight because he has 5 more months of his suspension related to the UFC 200 drug test failures, which was frozen when he announced his retirement from fighting last year.

http://www.wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2017/0726/628506/brock-lesnar-comments-on-rumored-ufc-return-opponent/
 

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Just a standard answer, he wouldn't say no to Jones but he makes the point that Jones DC is this Saturday :)mark)

Jones Lesnar won't ever happen though
 

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"There ain't gonna be no rematch." :jonjones

"I don't give a shit about your rematch 'cause I'm getting PAID." :brock
 

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Jon Jones says he will ‘deal with Brock Lesnar’ after fighting Daniel Cormier

LOS ANGELES -- There are a whole lot of things which would have to fall into place before Jon Jones ever stepped into the cage with Brock Lesnar. The biggest one, at the moment, is the fact that Lesnar, the former UFC heavyweight champion and current professional wrestling star, remains under USADA suspension related to his UFC 200 matchup against Mark Hunt. Lesnar, who is under contract to WWE until next spring, has his combat sports suspension frozen until he re-enters the USADA drug-testing pool, which he has yet to do. On Jones’ count, of course, there’s his big UFC 214 main event grudge match with UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones on Saturday night at Anaheim’s Honda Center before he can even begin thinking of anything else. But that hasn’t stopped potential combatants from weighing in on a potential showdown. Tuesday, Jones said he’d be down for a fight, and Lesnar responded in kind.

At Wednesday’s UFC 214 press conference in downtown LA, Jones teased the possibility once again. “I will deal with Daniel, and then I’ll deal with Brock Lesnar,” Jones said.

Still, while the seed has been planted, it’s going to take awhile for a fight to take root. UFC president Dana White, while acknowledging that fans in attendance didn’t seem to believe him, insisted that he hasn’t spoken to Lesnar any time recently. “I don’t even know where that thing came from or how it started,” White said. “First of all, believe me, I haven’t talked to Brock Lesnar and I don’t know.”

https://www.mmafighting.com/2017/7/26/16047766/jon-jones-says-he-will-deal-with-brock-lesnar-after-fighting-daniel-cormier
 

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That's the only fight I could see Brock returning for. If Lesnar were to get a hold of him, Jones would have to start freebasing his coke. More likely that Jones ends it early with the dreaded diverticulitis kick.
 

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I've wanted to see this fight for years. Jones most likely has too many tools on the feet for Lesnar to deal with although Brock could bully him on the ground and get a decision. If I had to put my life on it, Jones stops him with strikes in the 2nd.
 

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I see Jones trying to use range of the feet but Brock can shoot in from a block out and still take big heavyweights down at will. ie Hunt, Mir and Heath. I know Jones has great stand up, but I don't like his chances here.
 

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Jon Jones had barely reclaimed his UFC title when he called out Brock Lesnar to be his next opponent. And Lesnar was listening. Right after Jones stopped Daniel Cormier in the third round at UFC 214 on Saturday, he reignited his growing rivalry with Lesnar, the former UFC heavyweight champion. “Brock Lesnar, if you want to know what it feels like to get your ass kicked by a guy who weighs 40 pounds less than you, meet me in the octagon,” Jones said on the pay-per-view broadcast. The Associated Press reached Lesnar shortly after he watched the championship fight and then heard Jones call him out.

“Be careful what you wish for, young man,” Lesnar replied.

A potential bout between Jones and Lesnar would be one of the biggest events in UFC history. Lesnar is an extraordinary pay-per-view draw as arguably the most popular fighter in UFC history, while Jones’ victory over Cormier likely returns him to the top of most pound-for-pound lists as the world’s best fighter. Lesnar returned to MMA last year with a victory, but he is under contract to the WWE as a professional wrestler until next spring. Jones and Lesnar traded verbal jabs earlier in the week. After Jones said he doubted Lesnar would ever accept a fight with him, Lesnar told the AP that he would meet Jones “anytime, anywhere.” Lesnar is at least considering a return to the sport in which he won a UFC title in just his fourth professional fight. Lesnar beat Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in a unanimous decision that was changed to a no-contest after Lesnar failed a doping test. He received a one-year suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission, but could return to MMA after completing the ban.

https://apnews.com/86c3efea05d94de09371f16159a18e0b/Lesnar-to-Jon-Jones:-%22Careful-what-you-wish-for,-young-man%22
 
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