“It Felt I Got Kicked by a Horse”: 256lbs UFC Star Made Brock Lesnar Writhe in Pain

Published 07/11/2022, 8:30 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: Brock Lesnar in action during his fight against The Undertaker at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

Brock Lesnar is one of the strongest individuals to step inside a WWE ring. Not only in WWE, but he had also shown his strength and skills in the UFC. In fact, he is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion. But he has not always ended up on the winning side. In fact, he was faced a bad defeat in his penultimate UFC fight.

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Brock Lesnar fans are not used to seeing the Beast Incarnate suffer in a match, whether it’s WWE or UFC. But at UFC 141, Lesnar got defeated by TKO in the first round itself by Alistair Overeem.

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Recalling his UFC 141 fight against Alistair Overeem, Brock Lesnar told Cage Potato how it felt to get kicked by Overeem during the match. Lesnar said, “It felt like I got kicked by a horse.” [H/T: Bleacher Report]

After the loss, the Beast Incarnate returned to WWE in 2012. But after some years, he once again showed up at the UFC in 2016 at UFC 200. On that night, he competed in a match against Mark Hunt.

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Though Lesnar won the match, the result got overturned to a no contest late on for some reasons. And this is the last time Brock Lesnar competed in a match in the UFC. Right now, he is signed to the UFC and is involved in a feud against his long-time rival, Roman Reigns.

Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar will lock horns once again at SummerSlam 2022

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Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns have been in a feud against each other since the last few months of 2021. After their WrestleMania 38 match, fans thought this rivalry was over. But Lesnar returned to WWE last month to reignite his feud against the Tribal Chief. He took out The Usos and Roman Reigns as he looked determined to have his revenge on The Bloodline.

Soon after this incident, WWE announced a Last Man Standing match for the Undisputed Universal Championship at SummerSlam 2022. And they are also advertising this as the last match of their current feud.

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Though some fans are happy to see Lesnar vs Reigns again, many fans have criticized WWE for booking this match repeatedly for so many times in recent months. Are you happy that Brock Lesnar is challenging Roman Reigns over again? Or did you want to see someone else vs The Tribal Chief? Let us know in the comments.

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Shouvik Nath

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.

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