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Brock Lesnar will represent Canada in return at UFC 200

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The "Beast Incarnate" will make his mixed martial arts (MMA) return at UFC 200 on July 9.

But unlike any of Brock Lesnar's previous promotional appearances, the Heavyweight will be representing Canada when he steps inside of the cage opposite heavy-handed veteran Mark Hunt.

The change in national orientation was originally pinpointed by UPROXX, who discovered that Lesnar's Rebook fight kit on the UFC store was draped in the red, white, and black.

While Lesnar has not commented on the fact that he'll be representing Team Canada when he steps inside of the Octagon for the first time in nearly five years at UFC 200, it makes sense considering the WWE superstar moved from his usual stomping grounds in Minnesota to a farm in Saskatchewan a few years ago.

Considering how popular Lesnar is and what he has accomplished in such a short time in the sport, he is undoubtedly the biggest ambassador for The Great White North since former UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre roamed these parts.

We'll see if Lesnar's choice of apparel has any effect on his chances opposite one of the very best knockout artists in the sport today.

UFC 200 will be headlined by a Light Heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier and former divisional king Jon Jones.