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Brock Lesnar tested three times by USADA in the past month

UFC 200: Tate v Nunes Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

If you thought former UFC champion and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar was only going to be tested once after rejoining the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing pool you were absolutely wrong.

According to USADA’s database of tested athletes for 2018, Lesnar has been tested a whopping three times since rejoining the pool less than one month ago. Lesnar’s first USADA test was administered prior to July 20, which means the former UFC champion has been tested twice more over the past two weeks.

The test count was last updated on August 1, 2018.

That’s pretty stringent testing, but something that ultimately needs to happen after Lesnar failed an in-competition drug test dating back to his clash with Mark Hunt at UFC 200 over two years ago.

As Lesnar gears up for his return to the Octagon, which will likely come against newly crowned UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier sometime early next year, he’s going to run into even more surprise tests by USADA. Hopefully the 41-year-old stays out of the doghouse.

With nearly six months to prepare for a battle with “DC,” Lesnar has a huge opportunity to return to professional mixed martial arts (MMA) and win yet another world title. Many fans and fighters alike disagree with Lesnar returning to a title shot, but that’s what happens when a fighter sells millions of pay-per-view (PPV) buys.

We shall see where this consistent testing takes us leading up to Lesnar’s comeback fight. The former WWE champion has five more months to prove he’s clean.

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