Is 7-time Mr Olympia joining UFC after thanking UFC president Dana White?

Flex Luis, a 7-time Mr. Olympia winner, expressed gratitude towards Dana White in a recent UFC news article. He last competed in 2018, where he emerged victorious in the 212 Olympia category.

However, according to records, he has been losing weight and muscle mass since his retirement from bodybuilding in May 2022. In a recent Instagram post, he shared his current weight of 200 lbs along with his training and dietary routine.

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On April 2nd, Flex Lewis took to Instagram to express his gratitude towards Dana White and his sponsors. And to mention that he is pleased to have reached an agreement on the contract terms.

Although the identity of his opponent is still unknown. His recent video appears to be a teaser for his upcoming debut, which will take place just before the Pereira vs. Adesanya 2 faceoff.

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The rematch between Alex Pereira and Israel Adesanya 2, scheduled for UFC 287 is expected to be one of the most significant pay-per-view events of 2023.

This highly anticipated bout will take place in Miami, Florida. Where Adesanya will look to avenge his previous loss and reclaim the middleweight championship from Pereira inside the octagon.

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Pereira, the current middleweight champion, will undoubtedly put forth his best effort to defend his title in the upcoming bout. With all eyes of UFC fans on these two starfighters, this match has become one of the most highly anticipated fights of 2023.

As the fight date approaches on April 8th, Flex Lewis recently posted a video on his Instagram account thanking Dana White.

He writes,” The Day has finally arrived!!! I want to thank @danawhite – Hunter Cambell – and the @ufc team for making this happen. Glad we could find mutual ground on signing this new contract, needless to say, I’m happy with how negotiations transpired. Now time to prove my 💰🏆”

As the fans eagerly anticipate the return of the “beast” to the fighting arena, speculations are rife about who the 7-time Mr. Olympia will face. With the fans expressing their opinions on potential opponents, everyone is waiting for updates from the UFC association.

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Sami Haider

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Sami Haider is a UFC/boxing journalist who connects combat sports to pop culture. His deep passion for the UFC started in 2018, triggered by the UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor fight. He is a passionate writer who has a profound love for the sport and the skills that are used in it. Through his work, Sami aspires to connect combat sportsmen and their enthusiastic fans.


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