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Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar Returning At UFC 200

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is returning at UFC 200.

Lesnar was unveiled during a special promo during UFC 199 Saturday night, complete with his name on the lineup card against an opponent yet-to-be-named.

His opponent will be announced Monday on ESPN, with reports circulating around about the likes of Shane Carwin, Josh Barnett, Junior dos Santos and even Fedor Emelianenko.

Lesnar, who will turn 39 years old days after UFC 200 in July, will be in the co-main event role to a card with three titles up for grabs. He last fought in the UFC in 2011, losing to Alistair Overeem.

Overall, the former WWE champion is 5-3, including wins over Carwin, Frank Mir and Randy Couture.

He also fought at UFC 100, defeating Mir and retaining the UFC heavyweight title.

Pro wrestling writer Dave Meltzer reported on Twitter that the WWE approved Lesnar appearing at UFC 200: