The Undertaker has clarified that he by no means had any intention of going one-on-one with Brock Lesnar in an MMA struggle.
In October 2010, The Undertaker attended Brock Lesnar’s defeat in opposition to Cain Velasquez at UFC 121. He known as out his former WWE co-worker throughout a post-fight interview with MMA reporter Ariel Helwani.
Talking on The Joe Rogan Expertise podcast, The Undertaker mentioned he would have been eager about combating in MMA if the game took off sooner. Nevertheless, he didn’t intend on difficult Brock Lesnar to a real-life struggle.
“F*** no. What are you smoking? By no means thoughts [laughs], what are you f***ing loopy?”
The Undertaker revealed in 2020 that the Brock Lesnar interplay was arrange upfront between the 2 males. Lesnar purposely walked in his path after his struggle with Velasquez to create some buzz forward of his WWE return.
Why The Undertaker stopped going to Brock Lesnar’s fights
In the identical interview, The Undertaker additionally mentioned he stopped attending Brock Lesnar’s UFC fights as a result of he felt like he was dangerous luck.
“I give up going to Lesnar’s fights as a result of each time I’d go he’d lose. I used to be a jinx, proper?”
Brock Lesnar misplaced UFC fights in opposition to Frank Mir, Cain Velasquez, and Alistair Overeem. The Undertaker was in attendance for the Mir and Velasquez fights.
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Printed 22 Jan 2021, 18:27 IST