Brock Lesnar Biography
Brock Lesnar, born Brock Edward Lesnar is a professional wrestler, former professional football player and mixed martial artist. He performs under Raw in the WWE. He is the current Universal Champion.
Brock started wrestling as an amateur at college and university. He signed with WWE in the year 2000. Lesnar was the youngest winner of the WWE Championship, at 25 years. He left the WWE to pursue a career with the NFL. Prior to his cut from the team in the 2004 season, he was named defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings. The next year saw him return to wrestling with him signing for the New Japan Pro-Wrestling. He pursued a career in mixed martial arts in 2006.
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He signed on to the UFC in 2008. Here he was a box office sensation, taking part in some of the best selling pay-per-view events in the history of the UFC.
He retired from UFC after a December fight loss. Lesnar returned to WWE after an eight-year absence in April 2012. He returned to the UFC while still contracted to the WWE. After his fight, suspension for doping and fine, he retired from MMA for the second time in 2017. He has been lauded as the most accomplished athlete in professional wrestling history by an ESPN.com article.
Brock Lesnar Age | How Old Is Brock Lesnar | Date of Birth
Born on the 12th of July in the year 1977, he is 42 years old as of 2019.
Brock Lesnar Family
Lesnar was born in Webster, South Dakota. He was born to Richard and Stephanie Lesnar. He grew up on a dairy farm that belonged to his parents. Brock is of German heritage. He is the third child in a family of four. He has two brothers, Troy and Chad. His younger sister is named Brandi. He joined the Army National Guard when he was 17 years old. Here he was assigned to a desk job after it became apparent that he had red-green colourblindness. He lost the job after he failed a computer typing test. He later worked for a construction company.
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On the 6th of May, 2006, he married Rena Greek. She is an American model, actress, and former professional wrestler. The couple lives on a farm in Maryfield, Saskatchewan. The couple has two children, all sons. Turk is the first child born in 2009, Duke was born in 2010.
He also has twins from his relationship with his former fiancée, Nicole McClain. A son named Luke and a daughter named Mya Lynn born in 2002. He is stepfather to his wife’s daughter, Mariah from her first marriage. He is immensely private with his personal life and does not like the media.
Lesnar is a Republican Party supporter. He is a member of the National Rifle Association. He made an appearance at their annual meeting in May 2011. Here he stated his love for hunting and his role as spokesperson for the Fusion Ammunition company. All three of his sons play hockey. He is a fan of the Winnipeg Jets. He developed an alcohol and painkiller addiction during his first stint with the WWE. Brock claims this was to help reduce the pain caused by wear and tear on his body. He stated his accident at WrestleMania XIX as a contributing factor to his pain problems. He claims not to remember an entire two years of his WWE career due to addiction and mental exhaustion.
Brock Lesnar Workout
Brock is up before dawn every morning to do his morning chores. He has he created an unconventional routine to build strength, speed and power. Brock developed the routine and discipline while growing up on the farm. He realizes it is important to exercise, maintain diet and supplementation. Lesnar has incorporated an advanced creatine formula and superior whey protein supplement.
Brock consume a high amount of calories on a daily basis. He trains twice a day four times a week. In the morning session, he focuses on fighting skills and in the evening session, he emphasises on running and weight training.
Brock Lesnar Education
He attended Webster High School. Here he played football in addition to competing in amateur wrestling. He came in third place in the state championships in his senior year.
He went on to attend Bismarck State College. During his time here he won the National Junior College Athletic Association heavyweight wrestling championship. This was in his sophomore year.
In his junior and senior years, he transferred to the University of Minnesota. This was made possible by a wrestling scholarship. In his senior year in 2000, he won the National Collegiate Athletic Association. His overall college record after four years is 106-5.
Brock Lesnar Football
He first played football in high school. In March 2004, he decided to put his career on hold to prepare for the National Football League tryouts. He had a good showing at the NFL Combine. His dreams were cut short on April 17th as a minivan collided with his motorbike. He suffered a broken jaw and left hand, a bruised pelvis, and a pulled groin. On the 11th of June, he worked out with the Minnesota Vikings.
He signed with the Minnesota Vikings on the 27th of July and went on to play several preseason games with them. The Vikings released him on the 30th of August. He was offered to play as a Vikings representative in NFL Europa. He, however, declined as he wanted to stay in the U.S with his family. During his time with the Vikings, several football cards of him were produced.
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Brock Lesnar WWE
He debuted on Raw in March the 18th in 2002. He was under the management of Paul Heyman who called him ‘The Next Big Thing’. Lesnar became famous for portraying bad guy antics against those who were generally considered heroes in the sport. He won the King of the Ring tournament and went on to beat The Rock and win the WWE Title. This made him the youngest WWE Champion in history at the time. He was also the fastest rising sports star in sports entertainment. His last match was against Bill Goldberg at the Madison Square Garden. He left to pursue a career in the National Football League.
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He returned to the WWE in 2012. He was brought back by Raw General Manager, John Laurinaitis. The action was cited as a move to bring back legitimacy to the WWE. He was also lauded as becoming the ‘new face of the WWE’. He defeated John Cena making him the WWE World Heavyweight Champion on August 17th, 2014.
Lesnar became the first person to end the Undertaker’s unbeaten streak at the WrestleMania tournament. This was at WrestleMania 30. He went on to successive and impressive wins at SummerSlam 2016, WrestleMania 33 and WrestleMania 34. He became the first man to win both the WWE Championship and the Universal Championship.
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He uses a ‘spinning facebuster’ also known as the F-5 as his finishing move. After his return to the WWE, he employed a submission move known as the Kimura lock as a finisher move. He is famous for performing an offensive throw that involves the lifting and slamming of an opponent on his back. The move is known as a suplex. Often they are referred to as the opponent being taken to ‘Suplex City’.
He has in recent times been criticized for the same nature of his matches. Some even say the matches have become formulaic, with them knowing what to expect most of the times. Bob Backlund, a former WWE Champion, criticized Lesnar’s technique saying that it got old doing the same thing over and over again.
He holds the Guinness World Record for being the youngest WWE Champion at 25 years and 44 days.
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On the 20th of October, 2007, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced him as a fighter. He made his debut on the 2nd of February in 2008 at UFC 81: Breaking Point. His first match resulted in a loss against Frank Mir. He was submitted at the 1:30 mark of the first round.
His second fight on August 9th at UFC 87 against Heath Herring resulted in a win. On the 15th of November at UFC 91, he became UFC Heavyweight Champion after beating Randy Couture via technical knockout(TKO). The win came in the second round of the match. He earned Beatdown of the Year honours in 2009. This was due to the successful defence of his title during a rematch with Mir at UFC 100. This was on the 11th of July in 2009.
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The win was by technical knockout in the second round. After a long absence from the UFC caused by illness, he returned, facing Shane Carwin at UFC 116 on the 3rd of July 2010. He won the match in the second round after submitting Carwin. After the win, he became the undisputed UFC Heavyweight Champion. He lost his title to Cain Velasquez on the 23rd of October at UFC 121. The defeat came via TKO in the first round.
He became a coach in the TV reality series, The Ultimate Fighter in its 13th season. This was on the 11th of January, 2011. However, he came down with another bout of diverticulitis and had to withdraw from coaching and fighting.
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He returned in the summer of 2011 and was scheduled to fight at UFC 141 against Alistair Overeem. Brock lost the fight by way of TKO in the first round. He announced his retirement from the UFC stating his struggles with the diverticulitis disease as one of his reasons.
Brock Lesnar MMA Record
Even after his statement on closing the door on MMA in March of 2015, it was announced that he would be returning at UFC 200 which was on the 9th of July 2016. This was announced by UFC on the 4th of June in 2016. Confirmation by WWE was also brought forward as they allowed him the one-off opportunity. He defeated his opponent, Mark Hunt, via unanimous decision. For his troubles, he was paid $2.5 million, a UFC record at the time.
During his time with the UFC, he participated in nine matches. He won five of the nine. Lost three and one was a no contest.
How Tall Is Brock Lesnar | Brock Lesnar Height and Weight | Brock Lesnar Weight
He stands at 6 feet and 3 inches, which is the equivalent of 1.91 meters.
He weighs 130 kilograms, which is the equivalent of 286 pounds.
Brock Lesnar Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $22 million.
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Wade Barrett recently visited Inside the Ropes. He used to deliver bad news to WWE each week. Wade took time to explain how Brock is an introverted person behind the scenes. He gave a story of how Brock was followed by a sixteen-year-old at the gym. He also explained how Lesnar got angry at the kid.
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