After running a report that recently retired former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is eyeing a future on the competitive submission grappling circuit attributed to Lesnar’s manager Brian Stegeman, Stegeman contacted FightLine to reveal that he had never spoken to the original source.
The original source also relayed that Lesnar would be remaining a fixture at the DeathClutch gym, helping his teammates prepare for fights and progress as fighters.
While Lesnar’s future in any competition remains uncertain, Stegeman did reveal that Team DeathClutch will continue to operate “business as usual.”
The original report had Lesnar looking to continue training, with a specific focus on submission grappling with the intent on competing at the ADCC Worlds in 2013 or the BJJ Mundials.
This past Friday night in the main event of UFC 141 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Lesnar took on Alistair Overeem and was defeated via TKO in the first round. The former professional wrestler with a 5-3 pro MMA record announced his retirement from mixed martial arts competition following the fight.