Jon Jones says he’d embarrass Brock Lesnar if they fought

For months, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shut down the idea of meeting Daniel Cormier at heavyweight. Every time someone brought up the notion, Jones insisted that a third fight with the former UFC heavyweight champion, if it was going to happen, must be contested at 205 pounds, where their first two fights (the […]

Dana White Claims Brock Lesnar ‘Made The Right Decision’ in Retiring from MMA

After months of teasing and speculation over whether he would return to the UFC to challenge for Daniel Cormier’s heavyweight title and provide a likely blockbuster payday to himself and “DC,” Brock Lesnar has reportedly retired from MMA. View full post on Recent News on

Dana White: Brock Lesnar ‘made the right decision’ to not return to the UFC

Brock Lesnar has apparently closed the door on his fighting career for good and UFC president Dana White believes he made the right call. Since last July when he stepped into the Octagon to confront new heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier following Cormier’s knockout win over Stipe Miocic, Lesnar was rumored for a return to fighting […]

The A-Side Live Chat: Iaquinta vs. Cerrone, Brock Lesnar, UFC Fort Lauderdale aftermath, DC vs. Miocic 2, Rory MacDonald, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting. Today on the show, Shaun will be joined by The Man In The Hat himself, Chuck Mindenhall, to discuss the latest developments in the UFC’s heavyweight division. Brock Lesnar has told Dana White that he’s retiring, so what does that mean for the rest of the […]

Leave it to Brock Lesnar to place us on hold and then hang up

Among the many straight-faced declarations he’s broadcasted over the years, one of Dana White’s favorites is that he doesn’t wait on anybody. If you have a champion — or even a contender — who is suspended, or injured, or who is simply dawdling, the show must go on. He will find an interim belt lying […]

Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2 targeted for August after Dana White says Brock Lesnar retired

When it comes to Daniel Cormier defending his heavyweight title against Brock Lesnar, UFC president Dana White has shifted completely. No longer is it that fight even a possibility. Why? Because Lesnar said so. But the UFC has a backup plan in place. On Tuesday night, ESPN reported that the UFC is moving on from […]

Brock Lesnar to retire, UFC looking at Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic rematch

It doesn’t look like Brock Lesnar will be back in the Octagon after all. On Tuesday evening, ESPN reported that Lesnar, 41, has spoken to UFC president Dana White about officially retiring from MMA competition. “Brock Lesnar told me he’s done,” White told ESPN. “He’s retiring.” MMA Fighting subsequently confirmed news of Lesnar’s intentions to […]

With Brock Lesnar Reportedly Retired, Daniel Cormier-Stipe Miocic 2 Targeted for August

Brock Lesnar apparently isn’t making another UFC return, so Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are going to run it back. View full post on Recent News on

The A-Side Live Chat: T.J. Dillashaw suspension, UFC 236, Brock Lesnar, Lobov vs. Malignaggi, ONE, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting. Today on the show, we’ll be talking about T.J. Dillashaw’s two-year suspension from USADA for failing a drug test. What are the big takeaways from the news? What does the former UFC bantamweight champion’s positive drug test for EPO indicate? What kind of damage does this […]

WrestleMania 35 results: Ronda Rousey, Brock Lesnar dethroned

For the second straight year, former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stepped into WWE’s squared circle in front of thousands of screaming fans at WrestleMania 35. Last year, “Rowdy” made her in-ring debut alongside fellow Olympian Kurt Angle as they successfully defeated the team of Triple H and his wife Stephanie McMahon. This year, however, […]

Dana White Expects To Hear From Brock Lesnar and Plan UFC Return After WrestleMania

It seems like a distant dream when former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar confronted newly-crowned champ Daniel Cormier after his win over Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 last July. View full post on Recent News on

Junior dos Santos: Jon Jones challenging Daniel Cormier at heavyweight makes more sense than Brock Lesnar

Junior dos Santos can name a number of potential deserving title contenders for UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. That list does not include Brock Lesnar. Dos Santos, the former heavyweight champ, was unequivocal of his criticism of the possibility of Lesnar returning to the UFC after three years and getting an immediate title shot against […]

Trading Shots: Junior Dos Santos isn’t wrong about the absurdity of a potential Brock Lesnar title shot, and yet …

Junior Dos Santos wants almost anyone but Brock Lesnar to fight for the UFC heavyweight title next. And yet, don’t we all know who it’ll be, even if JDS is right that it makes no sense? Retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss in this week’s Trading Shots. […]

Photos: Brock Lesnar through the years

Check out these photos highlighting Brock Lesnar’s career through the years. View full post on MMA Junkie

Junior dos Santos: Daniel Cormier vs. Brock Lesnar ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

Junior dos Santos was in championship form in the main event of UFC Fight Night 146 on Saturday night, as he blew apart fan favorite Derrick Lewis within two rounds for his third consecutive win. Now, his sights are set on eventually regaining the UFC heavyweight crown. View full post on Recent News on

Jon Jones Would Rather Fight Lesnar Than Cormier at Heavyweight

The list of light heavyweight fighters left for Jon Jones to beat seems smaller each day and if he is able to defeat Anthony Smith this weekend at UFC 235, it opens the possibility that he’ll move up to the heavyweight division for some potentially high-profile fights including Daniel Cormier, Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou and […]

UFC champ Jon Jones would rather face Brock Lesnar than Daniel Cormier in heavyweight move

LAS VEGAS – If Jon Jones was presented with an equal opportunity to fight either Brock Lesnar or Daniel Cormier in a heavyweight bout, he said it wouldn’t be that difficult of a decision. “I’d take Brock Lesnar,” Jones told reporters, including MMAjunkie, at UFC 235 media day. “I’d take Brock Lesnar because he brings […]

Francis Ngannou talks up title fight and takes a shot at Brock Lesnar

Gallery Francis Ngannou def. Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1: Best photos view 17 images PHOENIX – UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou believes he’s done enough to earn a fight with champ Daniel Cormier. “I think he should come to avenge his teammate, and that would be a good matchup,” Ngannou (13-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) […]

Jake Hager on comparisons to Brock Lesnar: ‘My hands are better’

Jake Hager isn’t trading in his wrestling trunks for a pair of mixed martial arts gloves. In fact, the man known as Jack Swagger among professional wrestling fans, plans to balance life both inside the cage with life inside the square circle. But for now, Hager is solely focused on his upcoming professional MMA debut […]

Brock Lesnar yet to pay $250,000 fine required for lifting of NAC suspension

As the UFC’s 2019 campaign gets underway, the status of former heavyweight champion and current WWE superstar Brock Lesnar remains up in the air. The Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday informed MMA Fighting that Lesnar has yet to pay the outstanding $250,000 fine levied against him for a pair of 2016 failed drug tests in […]

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