A short right hand from Cormier with just less than 30 seconds remaining in the opening round meant that Cormier emulated Conor McGregor's feat of holding two belts simultaneously. White claimed Lesnar reached out to him a couple days ago and told him he was going to be at the fight.
"DC, I'm coming for you motherf-ker", Lesnar said in the cage before throwing the mic into the camera.
White couldn't when the fight against Cormier would take place but did confirm it would be happening.
Earlier, heavyweight Derrick Lewis earned a lifeless decision over formerly fearsome prospect Francis Ngannou in the co-main event at the UFC's biggest show of the summer.
"We're definitely going to make that fight", said UFC president Dana White, who didn't have a date or location for the fight yet.
However, he is set to re-enter the USADA testing poll next week as he gears up for a money match-up with "champ champ" Cormier at some point in the near future. Lesnar is a former UFC heavyweight champion and has been heavily rumored to be entertaining the idea of a return to MMA.
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"Push me now, you go to sleep later".
But Brock, still the WWE Universal champion despite not defending his title since his win over Roman Reigns at the Greatest Royal Rumble event at the end of April, then unleashed with a promo that he won't don't normally see on Monday Night Raw. For the fourth consecutive year, the weekend's pay-per-view card lost a major fight when featherweight champion Max Holloway was ruled out of his title defence with Brian Ortega due to symptoms of an apparent concussion.
Prior to the fight, Joe Rogan heard Lesnar tell Dana White that he wanted the victor of the fight.
Stipe Miocic entered tonight's fight with a streak of six win with an overall record of 18-2.
White said "Yes", on Thursday when asked by Yahoo Sports if he expected Lesnar to return. I don't know how far they are in the process, but he's going to pop up on the board [on the USADA website] on Monday or Tuesday. That result was later changed to a "no contest" after it was revealed Lesnar failed multiple drug tests.