- 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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- 6 months ago
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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 >>
Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett is ready to end an Octagon hiatus that is well into its 14th month. And if things broke the right way, there's one specific fight he wouldn't mind targeting for a comeback. Like Barnett, there's another former UFC heavyweight champion out there who also has a pro wrestling background, a gentleman you may have heard of named Brock Lesnar. Lesnar's World Wrestling Entertainment contract is coming due sometime this spring, and speculation has run rampant read news >>
- 5 months ago
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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
- 179 views
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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- 5 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 >>
UFC PR boss Dave Sholler just tweeted out a picture of the former UFC HW champ talking to Zuffa president Dana White during UFC 184. Lesnar's current deal with the WWE expires in a few weeks could a return to the Octagon be in Brock's future? Only days after skipping out on a scheduled appearance on WWE's Monday Night Raw, former UFC Heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar flew out to California to catch UFC 184 and speak with Dana White. The UFC president has made no secret of his desire to get Lesnar b read news >>
Brock skipped out on an announced Monday Night Raw appearance reportedly over a dispute with WWE boss Vince McMahon over signing a new contract. Could this indicate the possibility that the UFC's biggest-ever draw will return to the Octagon? From 2008 to 2010 he was the biggest pay-per-view draw in UFC history, since 2012 he's been the WWE's marquee man, now with his contract about to expire could Brock Lesnar be headed back to the Octagon? Speculation is rife following Lesnar's non-appearance o read news >>
Concussions. Money. It's all very complicated. According to WWE commentator Jim Ross, former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE champ Brock Lesnar could be leaning back towards staying in the ring after all. Rumors had surfaced that Lesnar was contemplating a return to MMA, but the prospect of earning millions while not being punched in the face may have claimed yet another soul. "Sources are saying that it looks more promising that Brock Lesnar could well stay with WWE past WrestleMania d read news >>
- a month ago
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Future Hall of Famer Anderson Silva makes his return to the Octagon to face longtime contender Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>
Brendan Schaub speaks about a potential UFC return of Brock Lesnar. There have been mumblings that Brock Lesnar will be looking for a UFC return after his pro-wrestling deal expires in a couple of months. Reportedly, even officials within the WWE are already expecting him to make a return to mixed martial arts. Former opponents in Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem have already expressed interest in welcoming back the UFC's top draw, and now, another heavyweight has tossed his name into the hat. Bre read news >>
Will 2015 be the year that sees the return of two of the biggest box office draws in UFC history? Georges St-Pierre has still not committed to making his return to the Octagon after stepping away from mixed martial arts (MMA) in late 2013, but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is very confident his one-time "cash cow" will be back in 2015. That's not at all. When asked if he was as confident about Brock Lesnar -- another money-making monster -- making his comeback as well read news >>
- 2 months ago
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If former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is going to make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2015, he can't be walking around the locker room at 300+ pounds. And he definitely can't be purple. That may explain why the current WWE champion returned to the USA network earlier this month looking a little more fit and trim. In fact, sources from within the pro wrestling company are already operating under the assumption that Lesnar will say goodbye to t read news >>