With Conor McGregor out of UFC 300, Tom Aspinall sparks fire with Brock Lesnar ‘dream fight’

Tom Aspinall is the current interim heavyweight champion of the UFC.


With Conor McGregor out of UFC 300, Tom Aspinall sparks fire with Brock Lesnar ‘dream fight’

Tom Aspinall points towards fighting at UFC 300 against his 'dream fight' with Brock Lesnar (via Imago/ YouTube)

Tom Aspinall recently became the heavyweight interim champion in the UFC after defeating Sergei Pavlovich. He has sparked interest in the MMA world by declaring his desire for a dream bout against Brock Lesnar, the former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE superstar. This statement came after it was revealed that Conor McGregor would not be fighting at UFC 300.

While Aspinall had earlier shown interest in a fight with Jon Jones, circumstances forced a change in plans. With Jones out with a pectoral tendon injury, Aspinall now hopes to have his dream fight against Brock Lesnar, possibly at UFC 300. This is what he posted on X:

Dream fight
Tom Aspinall via X

It should be noted that Brock Lesnar’s exit from the UFC was quite some time ago. With his popularity, both in the UFC and WWE, there were speculations that the former UFC heavyweight champion would be coming back at UFC 300. These rumors have sparked interest in the MMA fanbase and athletes alike. Tom Aspinall’s callout for a dream fight against Lesnar may just be a result of this speculation.

The potential of a fantasy fight with Lesnar in the future has sparked enthusiasm in the MMA world. However, Aspinall remains steadfast in his determination to unify the belts after defeating Jon Jones.

Fight fans react to Tom Aspinall wanting his dream fight against Brock Lesnar

The reveal of Tom Aspinall’s dream fight against Brock Lesnar has sent shockwaves through the MMA world. This created a flurry of emotions and remarks among fight fans. As soon as the news surfaced, fans took to social media to share their opinions on the possibility of a fight between these two legends.

Fight fans react to Tom Aspinall's 'dream fight' against Brock Lesnar
Fight fans react to Tom Aspinall’s ‘dream fight’ against Brock Lesnar (via YouTube/ The Mac Life)

Some fight fans believed that Tom would be able to outclass Lesnar with little effort. Others showed excitement for the fantasy matchup. Some fight fans contended that Lesnar’s prime has long passed, asserting that competing against him at this point lacks competitiveness. Here are some of the reactions from fight fans:

The MMA community continues to debate and analyze the hypothetical bout between Aspinall and Lesnar. This demonstrates the ongoing attraction of unexpected matches and the excitement they offer to the sport.

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