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Lesnar and Nelson Both Want to Fight Each Other, So What Do You Say UFC?

(Since Brocktober was a bust, maybe SuperBrock weekend in February will be better.)

Well, Brock Lesnar and Roy Nelson made Joe Silva’s job much easier by all but setting up a bout between each other today. Now all the UFC has to do is squeeze the heavyweights onto a card and we’ll have Lesnar’s first post-title-loss match-up.

Superbowl weekend seems like a likely date, considering Brock is hunting and Nelson is rehabbing his knee, so we’re going to go ahead and pencil it in.

According to Bryan Alvarez of Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online, Lesnar has asked the UFC if he can fight Nelson next, but the promotion for some reason is stuck on a rubber match with Frank Mir, so it’s not guaranteed to happen.

"I could tell you this for pretty much 100 percent certainty Brock Lesnar wants that fight. I mean, he has asked for that fight and I would presume at some point  that fight is probably going to happen. I think the idea…Dana — as of a couple of days ago at least — had not talked to Lesnar yet, but he was planning on doing it," Alvarez revealed. "I think the first fight they’re probably going to offer [Brock] is a third fight with Frank Mir."

Nelson has been lobbying for a fight with Lesnar for a while and the fact that Brock doesn’t have the belt hasn’t diminished his desire to face the former WWE champion. After learning that Brock wants the fight to happen, Nelson tweeted that he would be all over the bout if it was offered, which is no surprise since a win would likely put "Big Country" in line for a title shot after Junior Dos Santos.

Is it just me or is another Lesnar-Mir match-up unnecessary?

I’d much rather see Lesnar vs. Nelson than a somewhat meaningless trilogy fight.

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The Fresh One- November 3, 2010 at 9:53 am
I'd rather see Roy v Mir. I know that leaves Brock without a fight, so give him Schaub. Schaub's been outspoked about Brock and his gym, calling them meatheads and what-not.
Emopinata- November 3, 2010 at 2:19 am
im tired and dont want to type anymore
stopdrinkingpee- November 3, 2010 at 2:00 am
For the love of god please stop giving us rematches of recent fights. Does anyone want to see Lesnar-Mir III? Seriously? Lesnar should not have half his fights in the UFC against one person.

EDIT: Okay, apparently gator roll wants Lesnar-Mir III to happen, though it sounds like not for any reason actually related to the fight itself. Also, gator roll drinks his own pee. I have proof.

And yes, Mir-Schaub should happen.
DOWNola II- November 2, 2010 at 9:22 pm
I figured Lesnar would fight the loser of the Nelson v. Carwin fight anyways, so since Carwin bowed out(can'tpassdrugtest), I think it makes sense. I'd rather see Mir v. Schaub, honestly. Lesnar v. Mir would seem kinda desperate. In a very "desperate for an easy rebound for Brock" sort of way. I mean really, did you see him murder the shit outta Mir last time? Coupled with Uber-Mir losing against Carwin and his last pathetic showing, I want Lesnar v. Mir III like I want teeth in my asshole.
gator roll- November 2, 2010 at 8:27 pm
Does anybody else think that Mir Lesnar 3 would be awesome?

Those two guys have epic shit talking ability and a passionate hate for each other. I dunno. I like Big country and all, but Mir is so ridiculous. The buildup will be amazing.

ashkenaziTROLL- November 2, 2010 at 6:50 pm
mir lesnar 3 is crap .. hyped for this one .. could go either way .. lines will be like L - 175 BC + 140
smiledriver- November 2, 2010 at 6:04 pm
This is better than Mir v. Lesnar.
MaximumSpaniard- November 2, 2010 at 5:38 pm
Big Country takes it easy. DW will rage, and all will be right with the world. The birds will sing, the sun will shine, and somewhere in the world Genki Sudo will levitate those of us he deems worthy into the fourth dimension.
superflat- November 2, 2010 at 4:53 pm
I agree completley -- don't need to see Mir/Lesnar 3, would love to see Nelson/Lesnar 1. Also, I would like to see Mir drag himself back up the ladder, and don't think another Lesnar fight would be great for his mental health at this point.
edhedicus- November 2, 2010 at 4:06 pm
Brock beats Nelson by vicious GnP. Fights the Loser of JDS and Velasquez. Then, with the fight not being fixed, and Dana and Brock making enough money off of the Latin community, the real Brock comes out and beats Velasquez via "Hulk Smash". Mark my words....
glassjawsh- November 2, 2010 at 4:04 pm
@ REX13 - tell me more about this sack of dead babies
Smitty- November 2, 2010 at 4:02 pm
Brocks been exposed. He has no gas tank, especially if someone is putting pressure on him. Herring just ran from him, and Mir got lucky when he submitted him in their first fight. In their second fight, Mir was scared homie. JDS, Big Country, and other HW's with cardio will give Brock fits, and probably an ass whoopin to boot!
Fedor Penn- November 2, 2010 at 3:46 pm
Big country will drop him with punches and then sub him. I'll say round 2.
kmax1940- November 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm
DO NOT want to see Mir vs Lesnar III
ccman- November 2, 2010 at 2:59 pm
I wanna see bongtar take a couple of carwin or cain punches and still be able to say sissy or even spell it thru the brain damage.
Crusader86- November 2, 2010 at 2:58 pm
This would be great to see. I think Nelson is a bit more deserving of it as well after his last fight when compared to Mir. I came out of the Mir fight bored, I came out of Nelson's fight amazed at what a tough son of a bitch he is. Give Brock to Nelson.
wabesada- November 2, 2010 at 2:48 pm
honestly..... if you cant get pumped for Brock vs Roy. GTFO........everybody imagine what you would have thought about the odds of this fight happening a year ago HAHAHA i love mma
imabigfan- November 2, 2010 at 2:43 pm
what's the difference between a truck full of bowling balls and a truck full of dead babies? Can't use a pitchfork on the bowling balls...table for one. yes, the eternal hellfire will do fine.

but seriously, I agree that lesner/nelson makes a ton more sense championship wise. Mir has some splainin to do for walking around Crocop for 12 and a half minutes. Dana loves him some brock and hates him some country. Question is: does he want all that pie in his face if (and I think when) country outpoints/submits lesner.
Crackity Bones- November 2, 2010 at 2:35 pm
After what he showed against the corpse of Mirko Cro Cop, I can't see Mir as a top heavyweight anymore. And until he goes out and wrecks somebody, I think I'll maintain that view.
Kimbos Bread- November 2, 2010 at 2:05 pm
I still consider Mir a top contender. But by no means an exciting contender. I seemed to like him more before he revealed to the world that he is in fact a human douche.
El Guapo- November 2, 2010 at 2:03 pm
Brock wil... D'oh!
Crackity Bones- November 2, 2010 at 2:00 pm
Mir is irrelevant. But if Big Fat Roy loses, he's probably out of the hunt for a good long while.
Kimbos Bread- November 2, 2010 at 1:51 pm
I'd rather see this fight than Brock vs Mir 3. Mir vs JDS seems to sound more appealing than a bout with either these guys.
Videodrome_NOW- November 2, 2010 at 1:44 pm
That's right, you did. I want on the show to talk about this fight and why it's better than any fight Mir will be in for the remainder of his career.
ReX13- November 2, 2010 at 1:38 pm
Videodrome_NOW >> i feel you, bro. I mentioned this matchup on the BumRush and it went over like a sack of dead babies.