Brock Lesnar will be making his much anticipated return to octagon on Saturday, 09 July 2016 against Mark Hunt in UFC 200 headline event. UFC has announced couple major events set to take place in July and August with Lesnar-Hunt headlining UFC 200 while McGregor will get his rematch agains Nate Diaz on 20th August 2016.
Lesnar vs Hunt will be part of a loaded PPV event which is headlined by massive light heavyweight title unification bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Lesnar’s previous stint with UFC was highly successful from both him and the company as UFC 100 still holds the record for most PPV buys and highest grossing UFC card of all times.
Lesnar announced his return to the ring on a radio show and now UFC has officially announced that Lesnar will take on Mark Hunt, A new zealand native who recently defeated Frank Mir back in March this year. Mark Hunt is a veteran in MMA and a professional kickboxer, also regarded as one of the hardest hitters in UFC which make it a spectacular event where Brock Lesnar will have to defy his age to get the better of Hunt.
|DATE||Saturday, 09 July 2016|
|VENUE||T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, USA|
|PPV ?||Headlined by “Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier”, UFC 200 will feature number of quality fights and you can buy PPV priced at around $59.95 via UFC.com or your local cable provider in US.|
|Co-Featured||Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt (Heavyweight)|
|Undercard||Jose Aldo vs Frankie Edgar (Featherweight championship)|
|Undercard||Miesha vs Amanda Nunes (Bantamweight women title)|
Brock Lesnar announcing the fight revealed that it was not UFC who called him instead it was other way around as he could not live with the decision he made 5 years ago quitting MMA. He also revealed he will be getting a decent pay check and the fight was made after hard negotiations between not only Lesnar and UFC but also WWE with whom he still has a contract and will appear in SummerSlam 2016 in August.