"This match between two larger than life athletes was ignited in a moment that captivated the entire world last Friday night at SmackDown".
Fury will face Strowman at pay-per-view event Crown Jewel, WWE confirmed on Friday. In November 2018, WWE proceeded to have the previous "Crown Jewel" show despite backlash from politicians and fans following the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Turkey.
The long chapter of mixed martial arts in the book of former heavyweight king Cain Velasquez's career has come to an end.More news: Jane Fonda Arrested While Protesting in Washington D.C.
WWE champion Brock Lesnar will face Cain Velasquez in a pro wrestling match that will be a meeting of former UFC heavyweight titleholders, the company announced during a press conference in Las Vegas on Friday.
Velasquez defeated Lesnar in 2010 to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship and the story going into the match with Lesnar at Crown Jewel is that Lesnar is looking to avenge that loss.
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Speaking at the announcement of their bout, Fury said: "I fear no man". Fury needed 47 stitches to close multiple cuts following the 12-round bout with Wallin.
Stay tuned for updates on Cain and Fury in WWE. He owns victories over the likes of Junior dos Santos (twice), Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Lesnar, but injuries to Velasquez's knees, back and shoulders marred his run atop the division.
"This is definitely my focus", Velasquez told ESPN last week. He debuted in the UFC in 2008 and won the heavyweight title in his fourth pro fight. I'm so excited to be fighting the monster among men, Braun Strowman.More news: Netflix Crushes Dreams Of macOS Users Expecting A Native App