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    Posted: 31/July/2017 at 16:07
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Interesting sound bytes from Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones regarding the potential of a @UFC fight between the two perhaps some day in the future. Both men were accomplished amateur grapplers from their college days and both are badass alpha males but make no mistake about it that this surprising, and not so timely dialog, Jones fights Daniel Cromier this Saturday on PPV,  is all about selling a big money fight for UFC who is in need of as many new, marketable fights as they can create while their rising stars continue to ascend. 

With the investment in purchasing UFC so lofty, the new, UFC needs to produce some revenue 'hits' and there is no doubt that a Lesnar-Jones fight would generate north of 1M PPV buys quite easily, I'm thinking.

Yes, I do think that Brock Lesnar will again fight in the UFC because he can generate a giant, payday(s) for his family and, I assume, would still maintain a positive relationship with @WWE. Seems like this matter of  Lesnar return to UFC is inevitable and should be a win/win for all involved as it relates to the cash (and it's all about the cash).

Winning or losing a UFC fight won't hamper Lesnar's value to WWE in the least to my way of thinking. Based on what I know, I see no reason that a Lesnar return to UFC would cease Brock's WWE paydays over the long haul. 

I still think that a Lesnar return to UFC with a fight against my @AXSTV broadcast partner and the youngest UFC Heavyweight Champion ever, Josh Barnett, is also a 'money fight' because both former heavyweight champs can't realistically, and for promotion purposes, afford another loss if they want to truly regain main event relevance in the future. 

High stakes sells big fights.

I would hope he would be sensible to put his long term health above a pay cheque.

It's why he stopped UFC the first time around and now he's much older, so therefore it would be much harder for him to compete.

Especially as he blows hard in less than ten minutes in the protected E environment.
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Especially if he can't go in the ring anymore, I know he's a draw but that will soon wear off when people realise all we will ever get from Lesnar is a 5-10 minute lazy performance in the ring. I did enjoy his match with Samoa Joe but I think most will agree it should have been so much more and will be remembered as a disappointment.

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I'd say let him go and do what he pleases. Spend the money you'd save on paying Brock on fresh talent and getting behind up and coming guys to make the next big thing, the current thing. Sod playing games.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21/July/2017 at 17:06
Lesnar will go to UFC anyway as they will offer the biggest pay day and that's really all he's interested in.

But in any rate I think these rumours are nothing more than negotiating tactics from Brock, is it a coincidence that once again these rumours are circling a few months before his WWE deal expires just like they did last time and in the end Brock landed himself a fat pay day on a three year part time WWE contract.

Lesnar is nearly 40 and he knows he's on to a good thing earning top dollar for a handful of matches per year in WWE, who else can get paid like he does for just standing in the ring while Heyman talks.

One thing I have noticed with Brock is his last few matches have all been very short, is this a sign that he no longer has the stamina to work longer matches, I know many folk were disappointed his highly anticipated match with Samoa Joe only ran for around ten minutes, his matches with Orton and Goldberg didn't even hit the ten minute mark.

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Originally posted by Dukezilla Dukezilla wrote:

Bellator is also not a complete sham as UFC has proven to be, and them signing Lesnar would then establish them as the WCW of MMA, where they're going after all these big name fighters. They've already got Ortiz, Rampage, Wanderlei, Shamrock, Kongo, Fedor, Nelson etc.



All these guys are washed up as fuck, like seriously Shamrock hasn't won a fight since 2010.



Originally posted by Dukezilla Dukezilla wrote:

Brock/Fedor and Brock/Shamrock would both be big money fights and would easily outdraw anything the UFC has done in the past 10 years. And then there's the Brock/Lashley fight that could make the company good money. 



No athletic sanctioning body is gonna sanction a Lesnar/Shamrock fight. The guy is 53 years old and decrepit.

Fedor is losing to bums in second rate organisations. I've literally never read a more inaccurate opinion on MMA than that post, it's almost as if you are a paid Bellator shill.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Baz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20/July/2017 at 07:16
We'll see at Summerslam I guess. If he's told them he isn't going to sign back up they'll be pulling the title off him surely?

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Reports are surfacing that Brock is back in the USADA testing pool. In addition to that, it appears as though he informed WWE that he won't be re-signing after WrestleMania. 

If Brock wants to fight again, it should not be in the UFC. Rather, it should be Bellator, who appears to be in the 1991/1992 WCW phase where they're signing guys who would be the wrestling equivalent of Rick Rude and Jake "The Snake" Roberts, and things could start to get real interesting when really big names jump over, which seems inevitable. Is Jon Jones happy in UFC? McGregor? It doesn't seem like it. Either Lesnar or one name like that, and the floodgates will open. Either one of those two or signing Lesnar would be a great start for having that long stretch of better buyrates and ratings than the UFC.

Bellator is also not a complete sham as UFC has proven to be, and them signing Lesnar would then establish them as the WCW of MMA, where they're going after all these big name fighters. They've already got Ortiz, Rampage, Wanderlei, Shamrock, Kongo, Fedor, Nelson etc.

Brock/Fedor and Brock/Shamrock would both be big money fights and would easily outdraw anything the UFC has done in the past 10 years. And then there's the Brock/Lashley fight that could make the company good money. 
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And the fact that Brock has to do Raw without Paul E. tomorrow.
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Disappointed. Have a feeling Brock will be wwe champion again soon.
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It was a convincing win though. I said it when the fight was announced, Hunt's chance was to knock Brock the fuck out. If it went to a wrestling game Brock was going to dominate, time away from MMA or not. That's exactly what happened. You hand Lesnar a heavy-handed striker, this is exactly what the fight will look like every time, if they want an actual interesting match they need to give him a wrestler.
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