Will Bobby Lashley Fight Brock Lesnar in an Epic MMA Match?

Published 03/15/2021, 1:49 PM EDT
NEW YORK – MARCH 28: Wrestler Bobby Lashley attends the press conference held by Battle of the Billionaires to announce details of Wrestlemania 23 at Trump Tower on March 28, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)


WWE superstar and current champion Franklin Roberto Lashley popularly known as Bobby Lashley created history after defeating The Miz to become the 4th black champion to ever step foot in the WWE arena.

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The previous 3 being Kofi Kingston, Booker T, and the most electrifying man alive, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. In an interview with TMZ sports Lashley was asked would he like to face Brock Lesnar in an MMA or Wrestling match to which he happily replied “If I can have an opportunity to fight Brock or wrestle Brock or do anything against Brock I’m 100% in.”

TOKYO, JAPAN – JUNE 29: Bobby Lashley enters the ring during the WWE Live Tokyo at Ryogoku Kokugikan on June 29, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

WWE champion hoping to get a response

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Lashley wanted Paul Heyman to call him as he has a big reason to fight the Beast, which is for the WWE Championship. Lashley owns 15 wins and 2 losses in this MMA carrier, whereas Lesnar was the former UFC Heavyweight Champion has a record of 5 wins and 3 losses.

If Bobby Lashley gets any type of response from Brock Lesnar, it will elevate his status and will uplift his stardom. WWE likes wrestlers who are popular and can make the headlines. No doubt Bobby Lashley wants it all.

Brock Lesnar vs Bobby Lashley fantasy or reality

A trip to suplex city is dangerous but comes with a big paycheck and to get that big paycheck, WWE superstars need to build hype around their name.

This fight could materialize if Lashley defeat’s a famous superstar like Drew McIntyre in a one-on-one match. WrestleMania 37 is nearing and Lashley will be hoping to successfully defend his title in front of the WWE universe.

A win at the grandest stage in the wrestling world will do wonders for him and the match Brock Lesnar vs Bobby Lashley, which looks like fantasy may turn into reality real quick.

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LAS VEGAS – JULY 03: Brock Lesnar reacts after his second-round submission victory against Shane Carwin to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship Unification bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 3, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The Beast incarnate, Brock Lesnar, has been out of the fight game for a while and fans would love to see him compete in the ring or inside the octagon as soon as possible.

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If Lesnar decides to fight Bobby Lashley it will turn into a double delight for the fans and for the organization hosting the event as both will attract MMA and WWE fans. The only question is, will Lesnar reply?

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Saurabh Singh

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Saurabh Singh Laledia is an MMA enthusiast who works as a UFC writer for EssentiallySports. His passion for the UFC infused with his knowledge of various fight styles such as Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu motivated him to pursue a career in combat sports journalism, as it would be where he could exhibit his expert views and unbiased opinions whilst keeping the fan’s perspective alive. He started watching the sport at UFC 53 in 2005 when ‘The Ace’ Rich Franklin beat Evan Turner to claim the belt and has traced the journey of the middleweight title right from 'The Spider' to 'The Last Stylebender'.

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