Brock Lesnar will be on this Monday’s edition of SportsCenter, and ESPN is promoting that the former UFC and WWE Heavyweight Champion will be coming to drop an exclusive story. The leading theory is that Lesnar will be announcing his opponent for his return to the Octagon at next month’s massive UFC 200 pay-per-view, as an announcement is expected within the next few days to begin officially promoting the fight.
Right now the leading candidate, at least if you ask him or any of his fans online, is fellow MMA star-turned-pro wrestler Josh Barnett. Both Lesnar and Barnett are former UFC Heavyweight Champions, both are 38-years-old, and with Barnett’s knowledge of the pro wrestling world, the fight would essentially sell itself.
I could do retweets all night but one thing is clear, people want to see me lock up with Brock Lesnar. Talk him into it @HeymanHustle. @ufc.
— Josh Barnett (@JoshLBarnett) June 5, 2016