Despite the whirlwind of rumors concerning his return to the UFC, Brock Lesnar will reportedly return on tomorrow night’s WWE RAW from Richmond, Virginia. Lesnar has a unique deal with WWE that only requires him to attend only a fraction of events compared to what other WWE performers have to show up for. The last PPV Brock appeared in for WWE was Summer Slam back in August where he defeated CM Punk.
Is Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC? there is a claim that he somehow got a deal with WWE that would allow him to do a fight with UFC. This claim is being denied by many inside WWE but other people close to Lesnar insist it’s true. Many think this is a bargaining chip for Lesnar to hold over the professional wrestling giants. Lesnar last appeared during a WWE event earlier this year at Summer Slam.
In this exclusive interview with Sean McClure, UFC standout Johny Hendricks opens up about GSP taking time off, Robbie Lawler, whether he thought Diaz was an option as a future opponent, and more. After GSP vacated his UFC welterweight championship Johny is now scheduled to face fellow power puncher Robbie Lawler at UFC 171.
MMA PPV buys have always been a crap shoot in terms of predicting the final numbers. 2013 sure had its share of ups and downs, too. This year proved that being a champion still doesn’t equal big numbers like in the case of UFC 163 Aldo vs. Jung. That PPV did an abysmal 170,000 buys. UFC 165 Jones. Gustafsson, did 270,000 buys and Jones is one of the UFC’s most high profile athletes.
Ken Shamrock made a return to pro wrestling, December 7th at an Amo del Hexagono event in Costa Rica. Sean Waltman (X-PAC), Carlito, and others also participated in the show. Ken interrupted Carlito celebrating after winning the 1WS Championship. Shamrock attacked Carlito before putting him in the ankle lock and then challenging him to a title match.