Dana White's Response When Asked If He's Interested In Making Brock Lesnar Vs. Jon Jones
Lesnar, 43, is no longer under contract with WWE with an Octagon return against Jones mooted.
And White has expressed his interest in resigning the former UFC heavyweight champion if he's "seriously interested" in fighting the ex-UFC light-heavyweight title holder.
When asked about Lesnar vs. Jones, he replied: "It would be a good introduction for Jones into the heavyweight division. If they wanted to do it, I would do it."
"It would be a good introduction for Jones into the heavyweight division. If they wanted to do it, I would do it."
Dana White is down for @JonnyBones vs. @BrockLesnar. :eyes:#DWCS ' Full interview: https://t.co/YswK5fdBTT pic.twitter.com/B2BWiCtmTa
- MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) September 2, 2020
Lesnar hasn't fought in the UFC since July 2016. He last fought at UFC 200 when he beat Mark Hunt.
But the result was overturned to a no-contest after he failed a post-fight drug test.
Jones, meanwhile, hasn't fought since controversially beating Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in February.
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And he wasted no time in responding to rumours of Lesnar potentially returning to the UFC.
On Twitter, he called him out: "Brock I'll beatcho ass too."
Brock I'll beatcho ass too
- BONY (@JonnyBones) August 31, 2020
Lesnar is attracting plenty of interest from the MMA world with Bellator president Scott Coker also keen on working with 'The Beast Incarnate'.
"Yes, if he's truly available. Fedor vs. Brock is interesting," he said about Lesnar's availability. "It's the fight that never happened!"
Lesnar (5-3 (1)) boasts victories over the likes of Randy Couture, Frank Mir and Shane Carwin.
Will he make another dash at the UFC heavyweight title? Watch this space.
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