Brock Lesnar is back with the WWE. Sort of.
The former WWE Champion will appear in “WWE ’12,” a new video game that hits stores Nov. 22. Lesnar will be a playable character and will heavily be featured in the promotion of the game. See below for a teaser.
“I love WWE and I have nothing but love for Vince McMahon. I’m totally OK with Brock being in the game,” UFC President Dana White told TMZ.
“I think it's an honor to be back. You know, I never had any really true hard feelings for WWE. It just wasn't for me,” Lesnar told ESPN.com. “I think during the time that I spent there, I dominated the show.”
The former UFC heavyweight champion is still hugely popular among WWE fans which should help sales. It’s interesting to see the UFC’s biggest draw cross back over into sports entertainment. Fans have been clamoring for Lesnar to return to the squared circle. Maybe one day he will. But for now, this is the closest he will get to the WWE.
Lesnar is set to headline UFC 141 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas where he will face former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem.