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Brock Lesnar fails another UFC drug test

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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...

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...

Brock Lesnar busted by USADA for drug test failure

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

The UFC announced that USADA – the anti-doping agency in charge of their drug testing – informed them about a possible violation from Brock Lesnar, which if confirmed will probably spell the end of his MMA career. Lesnar apparently tested positive in an out-of-competition drug test administered on June 28 and USADA informed the UFC on...

Brock Lesnar enters the UFC Heavyweight rankings list

Brock Lesnar

With no UFC retirement announced, former champion Brock Lesnar entered the UFC Heavyweight fighter rankings, jumping to number eight after his first UFC fight since 2011 this past weekend. Mark Hunt, his challenger, was occupying the eighth place before his loss to Lesnar and is now in ninth place. Two of the UFC fighters who defeated Lesnar are...

Lesnar gets massive payday for UFC 200, over 3x than his opponent

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Kevin Iole from Yahoo! Sports wrote on Twitter that Brock Lesnar received a total of $2.5 million for his fifteen minute fight last night against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. And that’s just the base salary, not counting any additional bonuses he will get once the PPV buys are confirmed. That figure is way, way more than what he ever received before in...

Brock Lesnar faces the press after UFC 200 fight

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Following the UFC 200 event, Brock Lesnar talked to the media alone and was not part of the usual press conference involving everyone on the card. He talked to the press for 10 minutes and then left to “drink a Coors Light…er…Bud Light.” The first question he was asked was if he wants to do this again, what’s the way forward? Does Vince...

Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC was a successful one as the former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion managed to defeat Mark Hunt via unanimous decision at UFC 200 in Las Vegas. Brock now has an MMA record of 6-3. The man known as the beast incarnate often said that diverticulitis prevented him from fighting at 100% and blamed his two previous...

Dana White reveals how Brock deal came about

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UFC President Dana White said that they will be promoting WWE on tonight’s UFC 200 broadcast to reciprocate for allowing Brock Lesnar to be part of this huge show. Speaking to reporters after the weigh-ins, White said that it seems that Vince McMahon has finally “loosened up a bit” about the UFC and noted that WWE was promoting the event on...

Odds in favor of Mark Hunt as Lesnar starts as the underdog

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As expected, former WWE champion Brock Lesnar is the underdog going into tonight’s fight against Mark Hunt with odds makers putting Hunt as the favorite. The difference is not a lot though so if you want to bank on Lesnar and he wins, don’t expect to become a millionaire overnight. Most online betting companies have him in the range of 2.30 or...

Brock Lesnar steps back into the Octagon tonight at UFC 200

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It’s tiiiiiiime! The last time Brock Lesnar stepped into the Octagon for a UFC pay-per-view was December 30, 2011, fighting Alistair Overeem in a fight that did not end too well for the former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion. Tonight, it’s sort of redemption. Free from diverticulitis – the problem that kept him from being 100% while in...

Brock Lesnar makes weight for UFC 200 weighing in at 265.5lbs

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Brock Lesnar weighed in at 265.5lbs earlier today for his fight against Mark Hunt and looked absolutely ripped during the public weigh-ins tonight. Usually Lesnar weighs around closer to the 300lbs mark for his WWE matches. WWE carried the live feed of the weigh-in on WWE.COM and the YouTube channel, continuing the promotion of the match online...

Brock Lesnar’s fight taken off main event spot at UFC 200

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The main event for UFC 200 has been changed once again, the third swap and second in an as many days with Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt now set to go second from last after they were fired into the main event by the UFC. The original main event was Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones but after Jones was popped by USADA for a potential substance violation...

Randy Orton to face Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam 2016

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Randy Orton will be returning to the ring and will be facing Brock Lesnar at this year’s SummerSlam. The announcement was made yesterday on Smackdown in a segment which was inserted in post-production. Orton has been out of action since late September 2015 and had to undergo shoulder surgery. His recovery took longer than expected and by the...

WWE.COM publishes UFC videos promoting Lesnar’s UFC 200 fight

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With Brock Lesnar – an under-contract WWE Superstar – now in the main event of UFC 200, WWE is now help “promoting” the fight, uploading different UFC-produced videos of Lesnar preparing for his fight against Mark Hunt on both the WWE YouTube account and WWE.COM. There are two videos on WWE.COM so far, one of 7 minutes explaining...

Brock Lesnar now in the main event of UFC 200

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UFC President Dana White announced yesterday that Brock Lesnar will now be the main event of UFC 200 after Jon Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation stemming from a June 16 test by USADA. White called a quick press conference at MGM Grand to announce the news, which he called “super, super disappointing.” Daniel...

No Lesnar opponent announced at Smackdown tapings

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At the Smackdown tapings yesterday there was no mention of Brock Lesnar’s opponent for SummerSlam so it looks like the announcement will be made in post-production to give fans a reason to tune in. WWE mentioned on Raw that Brock’s opponent will be made on the show and fans who were live in the arena expected the announcement. But since it...