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Bobby Lashley is serious about fighting anywhere

Raw Underground, Bellator, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship - you name it. And he still wants Brock Lesnar in one of them.

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When reports emerged Bellator was interested in signing Brock Lesnar for a superfight with Fedor Emelianenko, I asked myself, “self, is WWE United States champ Bobby Lashley still under contract for mixed martial arts fights with UFC’s try-hard competitor?”

Yes, my internal monologue sounds like a Vince McMahon-scripted promo. I’ve been watching WWE for way too long. But I digress...

Lashley answered the question, and more, in a recent interview with TV Insider:

“I’m fighting until I can’t fight anymore. I just had a conversation with the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship guy. We discussed going out there and doing a bare knuckle fight. I still have an agreement with Bellator. I always thought I would find my way back to WWE. When I signed my Bellator contract, I had an out clause for the WWE. It said if WWE alone offered me a contract they would relieve me from the Bellator contract. [Bellator MMA President] Scott Coker is an amazing guy. The fact he gave me that contract was just incredible. But since he gave me it, I still have fights with Bellator and can fight with them, which is a really good thing.”

With all those options, you’d think Lashley’s dream fight against Lesnar will happen at some point. Bobby is willing to wait...

“Hopefully, the stars align for both of us. Maybe it will happen when we are 60. I’ll tell you every day I post a picture of anything on social media, people will say they want me and Brock. We have to give it to him.”

61 year old Lashley vs. 60 year old Lesnar sounds like a fight we could see on a Bellator card in 2037. Winner gets 60 year old Fedor.

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