Details On Brock Lesnar’s Next UFC Fight: Two Possible Opponents
Former UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (5-2) took a beating at the hands of new champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 last month, but he’s already looking ahead to his next fight in the octagon.
According to f4wonline.com, Lesnar his sights set on the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights, Roy “Big Country Nelson (15-5). Nelson is known for his large gut and not looking like a world class MMA fighter, but he’s won over UFC fans with his striking power and ability to take punches.
Nelson was set to fight Shane Carwin at UFC 125, but Carwin had to pull out of the fight, leaving Nelson off that show.
Despite the fact that Lesnar has asked Dana White for a fight with Nelson, there are still may in the UFC who see big money in a third and final fight between Brock Lesnar and Frank Mir (14-5).
Mir tapped Lesnar out in Lesnar’s UFC debut back in February 2008. Lesnar returned the favor at UFC 100 back in June 2009, smothering Mir with his wrestling / ground-and-pound offense, unifying the UFC heavyweight title.