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USADA suspension for Brock Lesnar could be less than 2 years

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Ariel Helwani from MMAFighting.com reported today that Brock Lesnar might face a shorter suspension from the USADA for his two drug test failures leading up to UFC 200 instead of the two-year ban for a first-time offense. Helwani explains that the substances that Lesnar – and eventually even Jon Jones – popped for are considered...

Jericho and Lesnar clash backstage after SummerSlam main event

Chris Jericho

Dave Meltzer is reporting that an altercation between Chris Jericho and Brock Lesnar went down backstage following the conclusion of SummerSlam, with the two getting physical after Jericho deemed that Lesnar was too reckless in the handling of the closing of the match. Jericho rushed to the Gorilla position to see what exactly was planned and when...

Orton gets 10 staples to the head to close nasty laceration

Randy Orton

Randy Orton was on the receiving end of 10 staples to the head to close a nasty laceration following two vicious Brock Lesnar elbow shots. The match was stopped and Lesnar was announced as the winner via TKO after blood started pouring down from Randy’s head, leaving a pool on the canvas like we haven’t seen over the past several years. The...

Lesnar says bumpy road ahead before any eventual UFC return

Brock Lesnar

Speaking to TMZ at the WWE 2K17 launch party in New York on Friday night, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar admitted that his UFC career faces a bumpy road and he has a few challenges he has to overcome before he decides whether to go back to the Octagon for another fight. “I’ve got a few challenges to overcome before I can...

Brock Lesnar: “Hey Bill, you’re next!”

Brock Lesnar

WWE uploaded a video of Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar taunting Bill Goldberg for the WWE 2K17 video game. “I think everyone should stand up and applaud Bill Goldberg for being a supporting player in the video that stars the beast, the conqueror, Brock Lesnar,” Heyman says in his typical fashion. “Hey Bill,” Lesnar says, “You’re...

First NSAC hearing for Brock Lesnar set for August 23

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar has a date with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on August 23, two days after SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York. The former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion will be the subject of the NSAC temporary suspension hearing following his two failed drug tests leading up to UFC 200. Brock failed out-of-competition and in-competition drug...

Heyman confirms that he will accompany Lesnar on Raw tonight

Brock Lesnar

In a follow-up to an earlier story about Paul Heyman signing a new deal with WWE, Heyman himself confirmed on Twitter that he will be part of Monday Night Raw tonight. “The Beast @BrockLesnar and I have quite a bit on our minds,” Heyman wrote. “Let’s discuss it all TONIGHT – LIVE – @WWE #RAW!” It will be interesting to see if...

Jim Ross agrees that WWE should not punish Brock Lesnar

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross wrote in his latest blog that he sees no problem with Brock Lesnar not being punished by WWE for failing the UFC drug tests. “I am not condoning PED use in any way but I do agree that WWE cannot require part time performers in a show business presentation, not a legit sport, to adhere to the same rules and regulations...

Brock Lesnar exempt from WWE Wellness Program drug testing

Brock Lesnar

TMZ.COM is reporting that Brock Lesnar will not get any kind of punishment from WWE for failing two drug tests by USADA simply because he’s not subject to the Wellness Program testing. A WWE spokesman told TMZ that only full-time WWE Superstars are subject to the policy. “WWE’s talent wellness program does not apply to part-time...

Brock Lesnar returning on WWE TV next week on Raw

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be returning on WWE television next week on Raw, his first WWE televised appearance since WrestleMania 32. After the UFC announced Lesnar tested positive in an out-of-competition USADA drug test, WWE issued a statement somewhat covering themselves saying that Brock did not wrestle for WWE...

Brock Lesnar fails another UFC drug test

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Just when you thought it can’t get any worse, Brock Lesnar has failed his second drug test, this time an in-competition test administered by the USADA on July 9, the day of his fight against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his...

Brock Lesnar: “We’ll get to the bottom of this”

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Contacted by the Associated Press to give his side of the story regarding the failed drug test, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar said that they will get to the bottom of this as he tries to clear his name. In the run-up to UFC 200, Brock always denied using any sort of performance enhancing drugs and always passed the drug...

Mark Hunt wants half of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse

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Several UFC fighters did not hold back on making fun of Brock Lesnar after news came out that he failed one of the drug tests administered by USADA. Stefan Struve called Lesnar a “f**king fake ass cheating wrestler” and said he he was not surprised. Fellow heavyweight Roy Nelson was pretty sarcastic in his comment saying he was “shocked”...

UFC and WWE issue statement on Brock Lesnar

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After being notified about the possible Brock Lesnar drug test failure, the UFC issued a statement on their website. The full published statement reads as follows: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an...