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Round the water cooler with Brock Lesner and Cain Velasquez

July 20, 2017

Here we are with a few huge rumors floating around the interwebs. The first of which is Brock Lesner jumping back into the USADA pool for a possible UFC return. Now I just want to take this time to point out that we called Brock's last return before even Ariel Helwani announced it. We noticed that Brock was added back into the UFC Heavyweight roster and ran with it form there. I got shit on on Reddit for speculating, but it turned out we were right as always. Now at this point in time, Brock is not on the UFC roster. Jeff Novitzky of the UFC says not only has Brock not re-entered the USADA pool, but even if he did his suspension still stands. Meaning when he "retired", his suspension was frozen until his return so even if he did return to the pool, he would still be suspended for a year +/-. You know us though, we never believe anything the UFC says. On that note, I am still going to say this rumor has nothing to it as we have no chance of seeing Brock Lesner until August 2018. 

Next up, Cain Velasquez making his triumphant return to the UFC 216 against none other than Stipe Miocic for the gold! 

 

We haven't seen Cain since UFC 200 (July 9, 2016), when he KO'd Travis Browne and got performance of the night. Cain is an amazing fighter, but as one Reddit user put it, he is a "bag of broken parts that can only be assembled at sea level". Ariel Helwani also put the brakes on this rumor anyway. 

 

And Stipe won't discuss anything until the contract issues are sorted. That being said, I am kinda bummed. I have been on the Cain Train since day one, and at the same time it would be nice to see any UFC heavyweight rack up more than 2 wins in a row. 

That's it for me today. So I leave you with this magical fight between a garbage can and machete. 

 

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