Brock Lesnar is now less than a week away from a return to the UFC octagon and, judging by his comments in the run up to his UFC 200 bout, the WWE fans he is leaving behind for the event might not welcome him back too quickly.
As we noted previously, The Beast Incarnate was far from complimentary when discussing how pursuing his UFC ambitions may affect his standing in the WWE - telling reporters that he didn't "give a s**t".
Now, further comments from the same media call show Lesnar doubling-down on his care-free attitude to life the WWE. This time, though, it is the fans who are on the receiving end of his blasé attitude:
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"Honestly, I really don't care. This isn't about my fans," the former UFC Heavyweight champion said, via Fox Sports, when discussing how people may view his return to the octagon.
"This is about me living my life, being the person I want to be...Granted, without the fans and everything, none of us would be able to do this, I get that."
There has been a widespread belief that Lesnar's involvement at UFC 202 - where he will take on New Zealander Mark Hunt - would boost ratings for the MMA promotion as the WWE Universe tune in.
The Beast, however, couldn't give two hoots about who is watching him, or how a defeat/victory would alter his position in the wrestling business:
"I don't sit up at night wondering 'is my drawing power going to be hurt or are WWE fans going to tune into watch me do this?'.
"I don't give two s--ts about that. This is about me. I want to get in there and be an athlete again. That's what it's about."