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Brock Lesnar retired from mixed martial arts and resumed his career as a professional wrestler. But that hasn't stopped Dana White from offering the former heavyweight champ a second shot at UFC stardom.
Just what every mixed martial arts (MMA) fan wants to hear!
That's because the current World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar only has a one-year deal with the boys in Stamford, and could be out of work as early as next spring. Perhaps he's going to resume his life as a hog-hunting hermit.
Or, maybe he'll consider a return to the Octagon, to erase the memories of a two-fight losing streak that sent him back to Minnesota with his tail between his legs. Either way, UFC President Dana White left the cage door open for him.
From Cageside Seats:
"His deal with us was done and that was it. Sure, I would bring Brock back. If Brock wanted to fight in the UFC, I would do it."
That stands in stark contrast to reports their last meeting ended abysmally, after Lesnar was spotted rubbing elbows with his former cagefighting brethren at the UFC 146: "Dos Santos vs. Mir" pay-per-view (PPV) event at the MGM Grand back in May.
Time heals all wounds.
Lesnar was clearly in the twilight of an already brief career when he retired from MMA after battling diverticulitis. While it's doubtful he'll return at this stage in life (he certainly doesn't need the money), far be it from promoters to not cash in on "The Brockness Monster," who above all else, sell tickets.
But is anyone out there still buying?