Brock Lesnar hasn’t stated a factor, however hypothesis on his future is operating rampant.
The 43-year-old let his WWE contract lapse having didn’t agree new phrases, but it surely’s broadly believed he didn’t accomplish that with the intention of leaving the corporate.
As a substitute, the contract problem has extra to do with negotiations solely getting severe when he’s wanted to return.
That most likely received’t be till WWE can have followers within the constructing once more, however is an MMA return within the meantime out of the query?
Former UFC heavyweight champion Lesnar retired from MMA in 2019 after confronting Daniel Cormier following his heavyweight title win.
With Jon Jones now transferring to heavyweight, that appears to be the combat on everybody’s lips, however present champion Stipe Miocic believes he ought to get the cash combat with Lesnar first.
“100 per cent,” he instructed Michael Bisping’s Consider You Me podcast.
“Pay attention, I simply give it some thought increasingly. I do suppose 100 per cent if something I might get the Brock Lesnar combat first or be requested first. I didn’t know [Jones] known as the photographs. I didn’t know that.”
WWE legend Kurt Angle stated in a 2019 interview that if Lesnar would come out of retirement, it will be for Jones.
“The one combat he desires, and I don’t know if it’s ever going to occur, however he desires to go up in opposition to Jon Jones,” he defined.
In response, Bones stated: “He is aware of that’s what his mates wish to hear, however he doesn’t really need this combat. Belief me,” Jones acknowledged.
“Brock is manner too gradual, I’ll embarrass him.”
And he was nonetheless telling Lesnar he’d beat him final week.
The WWE star has made no touch upon his future plans, however the speak of the MMA world appears to imagine the time may very well be ripe for a return.
Consider Dana White suggesting he can be glad to make the match-up with Jones and it’s straightforward to see how the excitement obtained going.
Miocic is more likely to be busy with Francis Ngannou in his subsequent combat, however the champion has additionally steered that combat doesn’t excite him.
Lesnar has additionally been linked with making a transfer to AEW, the second largest wrestling promotion on the planet.
Would he? He’s most likely too dedicated and effectively handled by WWE and it’s thought AEW wouldn’t wish to match his exorbitant wage.