Brock Lesnar, a former UFC heavyweight champion, and WWE superstar called out by former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in his post-fight speech after defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC 214.
Sadly, the bout fell apart because “Bones” was subsequently busted by (USADA) when he tested positive for steroids, which landed him on suspension with no resolution to date on when he might make his return to Octagon.
Lesnar, 40, hasn’t set foot inside the Octagon since his UFC 200 brawl with Mark Hunt, which he won via unanimous decision, later was overturned to a no contest when he also tested positive for a banned substance that resulted in a one-year suspension and his eventual retirement from the fighting.
Later, he returned to the pro-wrestling world – and he hasn’t picked up an official MMA win since defeating Shane Carwin in 2010 – but UFC president Dana White said he isn’t closing the door on the Lesnar’s potential return to the Octagon.
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“Anything is possible,” White told UFC Tonight. “Brock has always shown interest in coming over and fighting here in the UFC. I wouldn’t be shocked if he gave it one more shot.”
if Brock Lesnar has intentions to fight again, he would have to re-enter the USADA drug testing pool – a process which takes six months – and complete his suspension to be eligible for a UFC return.
Those are obvious hurdles to overcome, Lesnar is still one of the biggest draws in the history of the sport.
Lesnar called it quits in MMA after his TKO loss to Alistair Overeem before that wrestling powerhouse Cain Velasquez dethroned him at UFC 121. Later he decided to make a comeback at UFC 200, which was when Brock Lesnar was suspended for using steroids.