“He Was a Bull” – Junior Dos Santos Showers Major Praise on WWE Legend Brock Lesnar

Published 09/13/2021, 2:33 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS – JULY 03: Brock Lesnar reacts after his second round submission of 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 Jon Kopaloff/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Former President of the United States, Donald Trump, provided guest commentary alongside UFC megastar, Junior Dos Santos, on yesterday’s Triller card which featured Evander ‘The Real Deal Holyfield’ taking on UFC star Vitor Belfort. While they were calling the contest, Donald Trump asked Junior dos Santos, “How is Brock Lesnar to fight?”

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The UFC icon said that Brock Lesnar was a bull inside the octagon. He further confessed that he [Junior Dos Santos] and Brock Lesnar were set to lock horns, but it didn’t happen because Lesnar got sick.

“He was a bull. Coming very fast against you, so strong, so powerful. And he has some good speed for that size.” Dos Santos said.

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)

Back in 2011, Lesnar was originally scheduled to face Junior dos Santos, but because of a recurring illness, Shane Carwin replaced Lesnar.

Undoubtedly, Lesnar rocked the UFC mansion when he switched his fighting style from wrestling inside the squared circle to putting athletes in the hammerlock inside the octagon.

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 9: Brock Lesnar prepares to fight Mark Hunt during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Brock Lesnar has set his eyes on Roman Reigns

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At the SummerSlam PPV, ‘The Beast’ Brock Lesnar made his gigantic return after the main event between Roman Reigns and John Cena for the WWE Universal Championship.

Since then, Lesnar has clarified that he is after ‘The Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns. Lesnar showed up on last week’s edition of ‘Super SmackDown’ and sparked some drama between Reigns and Paul Heyman.

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We know that Lesnar has signed a contract with WWE which allows him to wrestle eight matches with the company. With such limited fights, WWE would want to make each one count.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports. Eventually, Prithvi decided to write for his passion and first love- pro wrestling.

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