As recently noted Brock Lesnar will be returning to the world of MMA as he will not only be appearing, but competing on the UFC 200 card live July 09, 2016. If you are thinking “But didn’t he sign a long contract with WWE?” you are correct and he’s still under that contract. According to WWE.com Brock Lesnar was granted permission to perform in UFC for one night only. Brock Lesnar is currently scheduled to return back to WWE for Summerslam in August following his return to UFC one month prior.
You can read the official release by WWE.com below.
“Brock Lesnar remains under contract to WWE, however, he has been granted a one-off opportunity to compete at UFC 200. Following this milestone event on July 9, Brock will return to WWE for SummerSlam on Sunday, August 21, live on WWE Network.”