WWE champion Bobby Lashley has revealed he’s open to returning to MMA for a combat with former UFC heavyweight titleholder, Brock Lesnar.
Lashley is a former Bellator and Strikeforce heavyweight who amassed a formidable 15-2 report in MMA.
The 44-year-old holds a number of high-profile wins over the likes of Jason Guida, Bob Sapp and James Thompson.
‘The Dominator’ has not fought in MMA since 2016, when he defeated Josh Appelt through rear bare choke submission.
Since then, he has been tremendous energetic within the WWE.
Lashley’s success culminated in a title match in opposition to The Miz.
Lashley dominated his opponent, earlier than swiftly submitting him to win the WWE belt.
Lesnar hasn’t fought in MMA since his controversial win over Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in 2016.
The heavyweight phenom was contracted to the WWE till August 2020 however has not wrestled since then.
In an interview with TMZ Sports activities, Lashley revealed he’s open to preventing Lesnar in MMA or wrestling.
“Nicely, I’ll let you know this,” Lashley started. “I awoke within the morning, I did my cardio. I ate my breakfast, I’m doing a little interviews. I gotta go work out after this and I’m gonna eat lunch. I can solely management the issues that I can management. I’m prepared to combat. I’m prepared to wrestle, I’m prepared to do a 100-meter sprint, I don’t care. I really like these large matchups. Brock is without doubt one of the largest issues throughout the sports activities business, sports activities world throughout the board. So if I can have a possibility to combat Brock or wrestle Brock or do something in opposition to Brock, I’m 100% in and I will likely be prepared. That’s all I gotta say about that!”
Lashley then despatched a message to Lesnar’s long-time supervisor, Paul Heyman, he stated.
“Paul, name me! Earlier than you guys all the time stated that I had nothing or no purpose for [Brock] to come back after me. Now I do.”
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