The tweet translates to, “I’ve defeated @BrockLesnar before. That was business, now this is about family. Business became personal. I already beat @BrockLesnar. That was business but now … it’s about family.”
He also tagged Turki Al-Sheikh, who works with WWE on their events in the Kingdom as the Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority of Saudi Arabia, in the message.
This match was set up after Velasquez decided to retire from the sport of MMA and sign a lucrative, multi-year deal with WWE.
Velasquez has appeared on the first two episodes of Friday Night SmackDown to help build this feud and is expected to appear on TV leading up to their match.