Khabib Nurmagomedov threatens to ‘smash’ Brock Lesnar after WWE offer to sign UFC superstar

12 Oct

Khabib Nurmagomedov revealed the WWE have tried to sign him after he was temporarily suspended by the UFC.

And, in his typically menacing style, the undisputed lightweight champion has vowed to smash wrestling legend Brock Lesnar if he makes the switch.

Brock Lesnar has been dominant in both the UFC and WWE himself

Nurmagomedov is currently locked in a Mexican stand-off with the MMA promotion after threatening to quit following his victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229.

Although the Russian convincingly beat his bitter rival, the ensuing brawl marred the performance as members of Nurmagomedov’s team entered the octagon to attack the battered Irishman.

Immediately after the brawl, UFC President Dana White threatened to suspend Zubaira Tukhugov for his part in the attack. But his teammate vowed to also quit the promotion if Tukhugov was released.

Sesning an opportunity, WWE chairman Vince McMahon appears to have reached out to the 30-year-old with the intention of utilising his brawling abilities in a squared circle instead.

Nurmagomedov battered McGregor in their lightweight title fight last Saturday
Tukhagov can be seen attacking McGregor shortly before Islam Makhachev punched him in the back of the head

Nurmagomedov Tweeted from his official account: “@WWE ask me to jump inside.
“What do you think guys? #SmashLesnar #FakeFights”

Former WWE world champion Brock Lesnar infamously hopped between fighting for the UFC heavyweight championship and WWE belts during his illustrious.

Although he is currently tipped to fight reigning two-weight world champion Daniel Cormier in 2019, it appears as though he has a tempting offer to fight the 27-0 UFC champion instead.