Brock Lesnar leaves WWE after contract runs out, set for UFC return

Brock Lesnar leaves WWE after contract runs out, set for UFC return

- Brock Lesnar has left the WWE after a contract renewal was not agreed

- The former Universal Champion has been linked with a return to the UFC

- Cage-fighting outfit Bellator have also showed interest in the heavyweight wrestler

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Brock Lesnar has ended his spell with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after his contract ended with the biggest pro-wrestling company.

The former Universal Champion lasted stepped into the ring against Drew McIntyre as he lost his belt at WrestleMania 36 back in April.

The 43-year-old and chairman of WWE Vince McMahon failed to reach an agreement over his contract extension.

Brock Lesnar leaves WWE after contract runs out, set for UFC return
Brock Lesnar leaves WWE after contract runs out, set for UFC return. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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And it is understood that Beast Incarnate could turn towards a return to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) with the UFC but an agreement was failed to be reached with the copmpany.

Lesnar could open talks with the Tony Khan-backed wrestling promotion All Elite Wrestling (AEW) where he could join the likes of former WWE stars are Chris Jericho and Cody Rhodes.

Another cage-fighting outfit Bellator could snap up the former UFC heavyweight champion as president Scott Coker has already confirmed his interest in Lesnar.

And a dream fight between MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will be put on the cards for a dream match by Coker.

Coker told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani: “Yes, if he’s truly available. Fedor vs. Brock is interesting. It’s the fight that never happened!”

Lesnar's last MMA fight was a legendary match in A UFC pay-per-view event when he defeated the Australian heavyweight fighter.

But that win was later overturned to a no-contest after the former American amateur wrestler failed a performance test.

His comeback fight against twoweight division champion Daniel Cormier was on the cards but failed to materialize.

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Meanwhile, earlier had earlier reported that Mike Tyson is now training with WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle and former UFC bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo ahead of his heavyweight clash with Roy Jones Jr.

The boxing bout is slated for November 28, Tyson at age 54 still believes he has what it takes to deliver his heavy punches that wrecked opponents.

Tyson, Angle and Cejudo were spotted together at the weekend as the Iron Mike as he prepares for his money-spinning exhibition match.

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