The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight division is currently ruled by reigning titleholder Fabricio Werdum, who is expected to make his first title defense against Cain Velasquez in early 2016. But only because the most dangerous fighter to ever compete at 265 pounds was forced to retire long before his expiration date.
Well, that’s according to Brock Lesnar.
The longtime pro wrestler was a guest on “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s podcast last Monday night (Oct. 19, 2015) and discussed the illness that prematurely ended his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, as well as the decision to re-sign with WWE after teasing a UFC comeback.
FOX Sports transcribes:
“I felt robbed by diverticulitis. I felt robbed by being sick. I was feeling good and it took me a couple years to start feeling good. I’m at home, I’m working out, my life is great, everything’s in tune, my contract’s coming to an end with WWE, hey it’s been a great time but something’s missing. I was up front and totally honest with the company and told them I’m really thinking of getting back in the Octagon. I started training camp. I wanted to test myself ….View original article