MMA and wrestling fans were shocked to see that Brock Lesnar was officially returning to the octagon for a fight at UFC 200. The rumors had been circulating for a bit, with plenty of teases since Lesnar returned to WWE a few years back. With UFC making it official ahead of Saturday night’s event, WWE released an official statement that confirms his status with the company and his return date:
Brock Lesnar remains under contract to WWE, however, he has been granted a one-off opportunity to compete at UFC 200. Following this milestone event on July 9, Brock will return to WWE for SummerSlam on Sunday, August 21, live on WWE Network.