After nearly five years away from the sport, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his triumphant return to action in the co-main event of last weekend’s (July 9, 2016) UFC 200 from Las Vegas, Nevada. Ending his previous UFC tenure due to a brutal battle with Diverticulitis, Lesnar claimed that he was healthy and rejuvenated, and he appeared to be just that.
Taking on legendary knockout artist Mark Hunt, Lesnar had a difficult task on his hands, and many were counting him out. However, “The Beast” coasted to a somewhat dominant unanimous decision victory, looking fantastic in the process.
In the aftermath of the win, Lesnar left a door open for a possible future with the UFC despite his return being previously billed as a ‘one off’ fight given his current contract with WWE. If he does indeed decide to stick around, Lesnar, now ranked at No. 8 in the heavyweight division, will likely be in line for a huge fight.
Let’s take a look at three possible fights for “The Beast” to take next: