Brock Lesnar meets Mark Hunt in UFC return

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Just two days after announcing Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon, he officially has an opponent — Mark Hunt.

UFC officials announced the match-up on Monday morning.

Brock Lesnar meets Mark Hunt in UFC return

Lesnar (5-3) ended his UFC career in 2011 after riding a two-fight losing skid. He won the heavyweight championship at UFC 91 against Randy Couture and went on to defend it twice, against Frank Mir and Shane Carwin.

The former WWE Champion lost his title to Cain Velasquez at UFC 121 in 2010 and went on to lose his final fight in the Octagon against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141.

Hunt (12-10-1) is currently riding a two fight winning streak. He TKO’d Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 193 and most recently knocked out Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85.

UFC 200 goes down on July 9 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Lesnar vs. Hunt bout is expected to be the evening’s co-main event, with Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones headlining UFC 200.

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