Brock Lesnar will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon on July 9 at UFC 200, where he'll face Mark Hunt in the co-main event from Las Vegas.

Lesnar comes back to the UFC after a five-year hiatus following his retirement in 2011 after a loss to Alistair Overeem.

During his previous stint with the promotion, Lesnar was not only a massive star, but he also became heavyweight champion following a knockout victory over UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture.

Despite those accolades, Lesnar is being touted as a "WWE superstar" ahead of his return in the latest video promoting the event.

Lesnar is currently under contract as a performer in the WWE, where he recently signed a multi-year deal to remain with the professional wrestling outfit instead of returning to the UFC.

The WWE then gave Lesnar permission to pursue a return to the UFC for his fight with Hunt in July, but it's clear that the organization is still going to get some promotion out of this historic card even if the former heavyweight champion will be fighting instead of wrestling that night.

Rumors also indicated that as part of the deal between the UFC and WWE, Lesnar's WWE theme music would be played when he walked to the Octagon.

Sources told FOX Sports those rumors were unfounded and discussions about Lesnar's walk out haven't happened yet, although anything is possible.

When Lesnar originally joined the UFC, he made the distinction not to blur the line between his performances in WWE and what he was doing in mixed martial arts.

While that distinction remains the same ahead of his next fight, it appears part of Lesnar's deal to return to the UFC may have also earned the WWE some extra promotion at the event July 9.

Following UFC 200, Lesnar is then expected to return to the WWE, where he will take part in SummerSlam on Aug. 20.