Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is reportedly in negotiations with the UFC to make a return at July’s UFC 200 event.

During the preliminary card of tonight’s (June 4, 2016) UFC 199 pay-per-view (PPV) event from Inglewood, California, MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani confirmed that the current WWE superstar and once-heralded UFC top draw is very close to finalizing a deal to return at the blockbuster UFC 200 PPV on July 9 from the brand-new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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Lesnar famously headlined the legendary UFC 100 PPV against fellow former heavyweight champion Frank Mir, battering his bitter rival en route to his first title defense and avenging his loss to Mir in the first fight of his UFC career in early 2008.

Following an unceremonious exit from the UFC after he lost the belt to Cain Velasquez and suffered a long bout with diverticulitis before losing to current UFC title contender Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, “The Beast Incarnate” was rumored for a UFC return last year in order to follow through on the time lost to his health issues. But he re-signed with WWE, citing a lack of the mental focus necessary to compete in the Octagon.

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While Lesnar and the UFC are reportedy very close to finalizing a deal, his opponent is far from confirmed.

However, there’s one man who almost beat Lesnar in the Octagon who recently┬áteased that he wants to return to the UFC sometime soon.