WWE issues statement on Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC at UFC 200 in July, says he will return at SummerSlam in August

Brock Lesnar

WWE issued the following statement on Saturday night addressing the announcement by the UFC that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the company to fight on the card at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas, with an opponent to be determined.

The statement from WWE describes Lesnar’s return to the UFC as a “one-off opportunity” and that he will return to WWE at SummerSlam on August 21 in Brooklyn.

“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.”

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