Michael Chiesa calls for Brock Lesnar vs. Gabi Garcia fight amid Cejudo-Shevchenko talk

Brock Lesnar, Michael Chiesa

Henry Cejudo raised eyebrows last week when he challenged women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko to an “inter-gender” bout. UFC welterweight contender Michael Chiesa is stepping it up a notch by calling for a Brock Lesnar vs Gabi Garcia matchup.

Valentina Shevchenko successfully defended her flyweight title at UFC Uruguay when she went five rounds against Liz Carmouche. She beat Carmouche to a unanimous decision victory, avenging her loss from their first fight in 2010. After the fight, Cejudo took the limelight back by challenging Shevchenko to the first inter-gender fight.

“The Bullet” accepted the challenge — though clearly in jest. The pair have gone back and forth on social media, however, the likelihood of the UFC agreeing to an inter-gender fight seems very low.

Last night, the former Ultimate Fighter winner, Michael Chiesa also called the matchup unrealistic. Instead, he suggested another inter-gender match up that would be interesting to watch.

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View his post, which was clearly tongue-in-cheek, here:

Brock Lesnar is the former UFC Heavyweight Champion and decorated pro wrestler. He has been teasing a return to the Octagon against Jon Jones.

Gabi Garcia is a  mixed martial artist who’s muscle mass gives Brock Lesnar a run for his money. She is a BJJ black belt and world champion from Brazil. She has appeared as a guest coach for Wanderlei Silva on The Ultimate Fighter, and competed in the Rizin Fighting Federation but has not competed in the UFC.

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What do you think of this suggestion from Michael Chiesa?

This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 8/20/2019.

This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM