Lesnar vs. Velasquez was facilitated by Velasquez, flanked by the injured Rey Mysterio, assaulting Lesnar on last Friday night's episode of SmackDown. The two promotions have long had talent bounce back and forth, going back to the early UFC days when Ken Shamrock and Dan Severn were stars in both. He has since turned to the world of professional wrestling, just recently signing with the WWE in order to recreate his rivalry with Lesnar in the sports entertainment world. He debuted in the UFC in 2008 and won the heavyweight title in his fourth pro fight. "My family is into it". I haven't seen them excited over something like this in a while.