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UPDATED x4: Brock Lesnar Will Fight at UFC 200

June 5, 2016 | Posted by Larry Csonka

UPDATE x4: WWE.com has confirmed the news, posting the following tonight…

Brock Lesnar remains under contract to WWE, however, he has been granted a one-off opportunity to compete at UFC 200. Following this milestone event on July 9, Brock will return to WWE for SummerSlam on Sunday, August 21, live on WWE Network.

UPDATE X3: The UFC announced at UFC 199, that Brock Lesnar WILL return at UFC 200, in a co-main event fight. His opponent is to be determined. Dave Meltzer reports that this is WWE approved, and that Mark Hunt is a possibility for Lesnar’s opponent.

UPDATE x2: Dana White spoke with ESPN tonight, and has denied reports that Brock Lesnar is returning. He explains that Lesnar’s profile was added to their website due to building a data base of fighters, and WWE lawyers contacted them about the issue. White also said that Lesnar was great for them, but left at the time and is doing great in WWE.

UPDATE: Front Row Bryan has posted more on the story, noting that Lesnar held up Vince prior to WrestleMania and the UFC option was part of their compromise. Lesnar’s opponent is scheduled to be announced Monday on ESPN…

ORIGINAL: According to mmafighting.com, multiple sources have stated that the UFC is in serious talks with former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar to have him fight at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Talks are reportedly going well, but there is no news on a possible opponent.

– MMA reported Front Row Bryan adds the following, noting that the news will announced tonight and that Lesnar had a UFC option built into his WWE contract…

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