Brock Lesnar Challenges New UFC Heavyweight Champ Daniel Cormier

UFC 226 held its weigh-in Friday

UFC 226 held its weigh-in Friday

Lesnar has not fought since beating Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in July 2016, after which he subsequently failing a doping test and was suspended for a year.

Lesnar, a professional wrestling superstar and former UFC champion, was sitting cageside at the event and entered the Octagon after Cormier, a pro wrestling fan, called him up.

Daniel Cormier dropped an almighty hint at how he would best Stipe Miocic just hours before he ended up doing exactly that in the UFC 226 main-event.

Former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar was in attendance at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to watch Miocic and Cormier do battle for the belt at UFC 226.

Cormier (21-1-1NC) flattened the UFC's long-reigning heavyweight champ with a right uppercut out of a clinch. Right when he got to my seat on the side he was acting like a lunatic.

We see this fight playing out very much like that with Cormier parrying Miocic's punches and keeping him at bay until he ultimately gets a takedown.

Coming into this fight, there was speculation that Lesnar might show up to UFC 226 to call out the victor of this main event fight and that is exactly what happened.

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'I'm going to do what I have to do. Cormier vs. Lesnar is on, saying "We're definitely going to make that fight".

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Lesnar, likely the biggest pay-per-view draw in UFC history, is widely expected to return to MMA later this year or early next year.

In a promo fit for the WWE, Lesnar said he was gunning for Cormier. "DC, I'm coming for you motherfucker!"

Lesnar didn't hesitate to get up and power his way through to Cormier, who he then roughly shoved backwards.

White also confirmed Lesnar has started the process to re-enter the USADA testing pool.

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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