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09 July 2018, 07:03 | Myron Mathis

WATCH: Brock Lesnar Reappears in UFC After Getting Called Out

Brock Lesnar Will Face Daniel Cormier For The UFC Heavyweight Title

Dana White answered questions from reporters after Saturday's UFC 226 event and revealed that Brock Lesnar has entered the USADA pool and the match against Cormier is definitely happening.

Stipe Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) had his UFC heavyweight title reign come to a screeching halt courtesy of Daniel Cormier (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) and his right hand, because "DC" scored a first-round knockout to claim the gold in the event headliner.

Cormier: Hey Brock, get out of my Octagon.

Cormier's move up to challenge Miocic was only the third superfight in UFC history between reigning champions of two weight classes.

The current storyline is that WWE and Lesnar have been unable to reach a contractual agreement on a title defense.

But Lesnar wasn't shaken and warned Cormier he was coming for him in a profanity-laced rant. That's like the Stone Age. Brock Lesnar, considered one of the biggest PPV draws in history, is expected to return to MMA later this year. He just saw an opportunity to ignite a potential big-money fight.


"He's free and clear to do this fight", White said about Lesnar's situation with WWE. "This is the kind of fight you always wonder about".

In preparations for the bout, Cormier said he and his coaches found a flaw in Miocic's approach. Cormier being the light-heavyweight champion was not ranked in the heavyweight division but super fights are events that seem to bring the UFC their biggest, bankable events and Cormier was a top heavyweight before he pursued his light heavyweight career so the fight was a welcome event for worldwide fight week. Then Lesnar ran with a heavy, pro-wrestling promo...which included calling Francis Ngannou and Miocic pieces of "s-t". "I just want to go home".

And we're gonna have him running across that Octagon like a lot of other dudes did.

The United States Anti-Doping Agency suspended Lesnar for one year in January 2017 because of multiple failed drug tests around UFC 200 on July 9, 2016. I don't know what's going to happen. "I don't know the specifics but he's good".

If the suspension is five months, Lesnar could be back as soon as UFC 232 on December 29 in Las Vegas, but if the suspension is six months, his return would have to wait until 2019.



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