Report: Brock Lesnar Retires From MMA Competition
Last year, WWE star Brock Lesnar returned to the UFC for one fight and defeated Mark Hunt by unanimous decision at UFC 200, bringing in a cool $2.5M purse in the process. He was later flagged for a potential doping violation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Lesnar received a one-year suspension dating back to the Hunt bout, but it seems he’ll never serve it out as he decided to retire from MMA competition on Tuesday, according MMA Fighting’s Marc Raimondi, citing a UFC spokesperson.
“Brock Lesnar has made no official announcements, but he has notified the UFC of his retirement from MMA, a UFC spokesperson confirmed with MMA Fighting on Tuesday.
Lesnar has also been removed from the USADA drug-testing pool, meaning he is no longer officially on the UFC roster, per USADA spokesperson Ryan Madden. Last week, it was reported that Lesnar’s name had been removed from the UFC’s unofficial online roster.”
THIS JUST IN: Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar says his professional fighting career is over. pic.twitter.com/xeqcJUFkLf
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