- 2 years ago
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Whether it's WWE or UFC, Paul Heyman believes Brock Lesnar is a hall of famer.
Lesnar's four-year stint in MMA seemingly challenges the UFC Hall of Fame's undefined, intangible standards. It included three consecutive million pay-per-view buy rates with half of his eight career bouts having a UFC title at stake.
Can a fighter be a hall of famer with fewer than 10 career outings? With a UFC record that's one loss short of the .500 mark?
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Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar's manager, says that the former UFC champion finally has a clean bill of health, and would consider a UFC return "if a change of circumstance happens". Paul Heyman, a long time pro wrestling staple and manager of Brock Lesnar, was a guest at The MMA Hour so naturally one of the talking points was his polarizing client. According to him, the former UFC champion is finally healthy after that long battle with diverticulitis: "He had a clean bill of health, finally. Brock w read news >>
Brock Lesnar took the MMA world by storm when he made his UFC debut back in 2008, managing to capture the Heavyweight belt in his 3rd fight. Lesnar left the organization just as quick as he entered it, leaving after just seven fights. With the way Lesnar was able to achieve such success and with the freakish athleticism he possess, leaves us all asking the question. Could Brock return to the octagon and find success again? Watch as Bleacher Report caught up with some UFC fighters to get their ta read news >>
Aside from maybe Brock Lesnar's physician, WWE performer Paul Heyman likely knows the former UFC heavyweight champion better than anyone. Retired from MMA and back to professional wrestling, Lesnar is apparently enjoying a return to form. "He feels great," Heyman told FOX Sports. "He's healthy. His body is not spending so much energy fighting off diverticulitis. He's healthy for the first time in years and I think his potential is limitless. He's a once-in-a-lifetime athlete. This is Jim Thorpe, read news >>
- 2 years ago
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SUNRISE, Fla. - Any optimism UFC president Dana White might've had for the return of
Brock Lesnar is now gone after meeting with the former champ post-UFC
"The meeting did not go well," White told MMAjunkie.com following UFC on FX 3. "Probably the worst meeting
we've ever had with Brock Lesnar, and I haven't talked to him since."
White declined to elaborate on exactly what happened.
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- 4 years ago
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Future UFC hall of famer Matt Hughes plans to return to the Octagon on April 10, nearly 11 months after he defeated arch nemesis Matt Serra in a showdown between “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 6 coaches. read news >>
- a month ago
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Few had the privilege of witnessing the extraordinary rise and fall of Brock Lesnar firsthand in the UFC. One of the lucky few, Paul Heyman—a longtime friend and manager of Lesnar—claims the former UFC heavyweight champ would still be holding the belt if not for his chronic health issues. In a recent interview with Damon Martin of Fox Sports, Heyman put it bluntly in stating his case regarding Lesnar's potential. "If Brock Lesnar ever fought healthy in the UFC, I don't see any fighter that could read news >>
WWE's Paul Heyman, both the on-screen mouthpiece for Brock Lesnar the pro wrestler, and confidante of Lesnar the person, on The MMA Hour talked Lesnar, C.M. Punk, the UFC direction, the end of Strikeforce, Ronda Rousey and his own flirtations with the business side of MMA. World Wrestling Entertainment performer Paul Heyman, who has had many ties to mixed martial arts over the years with both UFC, Strikeforce and discussions with other promotions, spoke about wrestling, MMA, his "client" Brock L read news >>
- a month ago
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But only if the circumstances were a "no-brainer." After losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in 2011, thanks to a well-placed liver kick, Brock Lesnar walked away from mixed martial arts (MMA) and returned to his old stomping grounds of pro wrestling. It was an unfortunate end to Brock's MMA career, which saw him win the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight title three years prior -- after only his third fight inside the Octagon -- by knocking out Randy Couture at UFC 91. Lesn read news >>
Evidently, Alistair Overeem puts little stock in the current hierarchy of the UFC's heavyweight division. In a peculiar interview with Sportskeeda, Overeem, the UFC's seventh-ranked heavyweight, sounded off on the outlandish idea of entertaining a rematch with 37-year-old former heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar. "Yes, I expressed that after my bout with Frank Mir. I do believe that Brock Lesnar will be coming back, I don't want to call it from retirement, but he is a huge draw, big guy, sells tick read news >>
- 7 months ago
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It appears former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s potential return to the UFC has gone from a “you never know” to a simple “no.”Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Alistair Overeem, rock Lesnar, UFC 169 read news >>