When asked for his opinions by the Sporting News, Frank Mir did not hesitate to say that he was disappointed that Brock Lesnar chose to stay with WWE instead of going back to UFC. The former world heavyweight champion felt that a rematch between the two would draw huge money for the promotion. Mir firmly states that he believes that Lesnar is quite the marketing asset for MMA.
July 15, 2015
An interesting idea is being tossed around right now, and if implemented, it could shatter pay per view records for UFC. CM Punk is already in the promotion and training for his first fight. Brock Lesnar is finishing off his contract with WWE in a couple of weeks and has eyes on a return to mixed martial arts. If the promotion were to put the debut fight for Punk and the return fight for Lesnar on the same card, that would draw tremendous interest.
March 16, 2015
By now, just about every wrestling fan with internet access knows that Brock Lesnar only has a couple of weeks remaining on the contract that he signed with WWE last year. They also know that he will have plenty of options, as suitors have already started lining up. A new option just appeared this week. A potential return to Japan on the table. The legendary Antonio Inoki has expressed interest in bringing in Lesnar to IGF promotion.
February 21, 2015
Selective verbiage is being used by Dana White and Scott Coker when the topic of Brock Lesnar is brought up to them. Both guys have admitted that they have had discussions with the former world heavyweight champion. However, they also made sure to state that no actual negotiations have taken place. Neither guy wants to face tampering charges from WWE, as Lesnar is still under contract to the promotion until a few days after Wrestlemania.
January 29, 2015
Earlier this month, it was reported that UFC had been contemplating potential opponents for Brock Lesnar if he decides to walk away from WWE in a couple of months. Frank Mir was a popular choice within the promotion. Aside from their history together, a big reason why Mir was chosen is because he is currently on a four fight losing streak. A battle with Lesnar would be the best possible draw for the legendary fighter at this point.
January 22, 2015
While he has yet to announce his return to UFC, company officials are already discussing potential matches for Brock Lesnar. Management is already leaning on a rubber match against the legendary Frank Mir. The first match was won by Mir, while Lesnar won the rematch. It would be a big draw for the promotion, and it would give everyone a sample of how well the former world heavyweight champion has recovered from his injuries.
January 20, 2015
While all sides have denied that negotiations have taken place, the belief is that Brock Lesnar will have the upper hand when he sits down with Dana White to discuss a potential return to UFC. The promotion has been concerned about their buy rates over the past year. Numbers simply are not as great as they used to be, and a lot of that is attributed to the fact that the current fighters are not drawing big. Lesnar was one of the biggest draws in the industry.
January 3, 2015
Good news for those of you who have been complaining that Brock Lesnar does not make enough appearances in WWE. The world heavyweight champion is currently scheduled to be on Monday Night Raw next week. The belief is that he will kick start the promotions for his upcoming title match against John Cena at the Royal Rumble. Management might also have him tease a potential feud with Seth Rollins as well, in order to keep the Money in the Bank briefcase relevant.
December 9, 2014