White explains why Lesnar didn’t make his UFC return

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  1. Wild

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    Dana White has dismissed claims that Brock Lesnar didn’t make his UFC return due to the promotion’s new PPV model being exclusive to ESPN+.

    Instead, the UFC president explained to ESPN that Lesnar didn’t return to the UFC as he secured a better deal in the WWE.

    “That’s not why Brock Lesnar didn’t fight,” White said when asked if Lesnar turned down the UFC’s new pay-per-view model. “Brock Lesnar got a better deal is basically what happened for Brock.”

    It looked like a fight between Lesnar and UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was going to materialize when the WWE superstar confronted Cormier in the cage following his title win at…


    White: Brock Lesnar didn’t return to the UFC because of new WWE deal, not new PPV model
     
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    Paraphrasing this explanation:

    "The reason Lesnar didn't return wasn't because he'd be making less money in the UFC. It was because he'd make more money in the WWE. Two totally different things."
     
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  3. Ricky Bobby

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    Even though Dana and I are friends from grade school and good friends to this day, he’s saying it had everything to do with ESPN Ppv points and nothing to do with a better deal from the wwf
     
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    Makes the BS fake hype job in ring after the Stipe KO that much lamer
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  5. RaginCajun

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    Lesnar played the UFC. They brought him into the cage and everything and he just used them to make more money from the WWE. He only fake wrestles a couple more times a year than he fought so a win/win for him.


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    Read between the lines and dana got played. Brock used the ufc as negotiation leverage with the wwe.
     
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    lol nobody had to read between the lines to see that.
     
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  9. ejlarson

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    He got a better deal in the WWE BECAUSE of the UFC PPV change. wat. I can't speak for others, but I have bought a crap ton of PPVs over the years. Thousands of dollars worth. I'll never buy one again if I have to sign up for ESPN. Just not gonna happen. So...
     
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    Yeah like Brock needs more money
     
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