Biography of Brock Lesnar:- Brock Edward Lesnar was born on July 12, 1977. He is an American professional wrestler, former amateur wrestler, mixed martial artist and professional American football player recently subscribed to WWE on the RAW brand. He is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, NCAA Division I Heavyweight Wrestling Champion and a four-time WWE World Champion. Below is the detailed biography of Brock Lesnar.
Biography of Brock Lesnar
- Born:- 12 July 1977, Webster, South Dakota, United States of America
- Height:- 1.91 m
- Weight:- 120 kg
- Spouse:- Sable
- Billed Height:- 6 ft 3 In
Brock Lesnar Stats and Records
Brock Lesnar signed with WWE in 2000 after his successful amateur wrestling career at University of Minnesota and the Bismarck State College. He was initially related with the developmental promotion Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) where he team with Shelton Benjamin and became three-time OVW Southern Tag Team Champion.
He won WWE World Championship on different occasions after debuting on WWE main roster in 2002 with victories over Kurt Angle (twice) and The Rock. Brock Lesnar became youngest WWE World Champion in the history of title at the age of 25 by winning title match just five months after his debut match.
He was also 2003 Royal Rumble winner and 2002 King of The Ring making him the youngest royal rumble winner and King of the Ring. He became top wrestler of the company and remained the position until his career started decline after losing match with Eddie Gurrero for WWE Championship which was held in February 2004. He also lost his match with Goldberg in Wrestle Mania XX. He pursued the career in the National Football League (NFL) and left WWE. Brock Lesnar returned to professional wrestling in 2005 and he joined the New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). He fought his first match at NJPW and won IWJP Heavyweight Championship. Furthermore in the Inoki Genome Federation (IGF), he wrestled as IWGP Champion because of his contractual dispute with NJPW.
Brock Lesnar started career in mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2006. In June 2007 he fought his first MMA fight with Min-So Kim and won it while signing with Hero’s. In the following October, Lesnar signed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He lost his first debut UFC match against Frank Mir but he won his second MMA match. He became UFC Heavyweight Champion in November 2008 by defeating Randy Couture. He retained his title by defeating Mir in a match. He fought many matches and finally lost his last match with Alistair Oversee and retired from MMA wrestling. In UFC, Brock was box office sensation.
Brock Lesnar again returned to professional wrestling in April 2012 by resigning to WWE after gap of 8 years. Lesnar won the match with Undertaker at Wrestle Mania XXX to terminate his undefeated streak at premier annual event. Paul Hayman managed his most of the professional wrestling career. Many pay-per-view events are headlined by him including WWE and UFC. He was also considered as most successful sports athlete in the history of professional wrestling.
Brock Lesnar was born in Webster, South Dakota on July 12, 1977. His parents named Richard Lesnar and Stephanie raised him on their dairy farm in Webster. He has two brothers and one sister. At start he tried office job but later at high school he played football and competed in amateur wrestling. During his amateur wrestling he won many championships and had a record of 106 – 5 overall in four years.
World Wrestling Entertainment
At start Lesnar was linked with WWE’s developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) for two years and wrestled a number of different matches some as tag team along with Shelton Benjamin. In March 2002 he first debuted in WWE’s main roster and had first feud with Jeff hardy. He defeated Jeff Hardy by knocking out and then Matt Hardy in the same fashion. He won King of the Ring tournament in June 2002 and after that he faced The Rock for the WWE Undisputed Championship. He defeated The Rock and become the youngest WWE champion at the age of 25. At that time of brand extension Brock Lesnar joined Smack down Brand. Later the WWE Undisputed Championship was assigned new name of WWE Championship.
He had feud with The Undertaker and fought two matches with The Undertaker. First match was held at Unforgiving which was double disqualified. In the next match at No Mercy, Lesnar broke the hand of The Undertaker with the propane tank in a Hell in A Cell match and finally defeated The Undertaker to retain his title. His next feud was with Big Show and he fought a match in spite of opposition of Paul Hayman. In that match Paul Hayman interfered the winning moment of Lesnar due to which Big Show capitalized the moment and won that match as well as the title. He was not offered his title rematch against Big Show. He later won the Royal Rumble and defeated Kurt Angle at Wrestle Mania XIX and won WWE Championship. Lesnar next defeated John Cana at Backlash. He again defeated the Big Show with the help of Rey Mysterio for the title at Judgment Day. He faced Kurt Angle and Big Show at Vengeance in a no disqualification triple threat match for the WWE Championship and which was won by Kurt Angle. The Lesnar later faced two times Kurt Angle.
In the first match he lost but in the second match he defeated Kurt Angle in a sixty minute iron match and won the WWE Championship title for the third time. He again fought a Biker Chain match with The Undertaker and won that match at No Mercy. Lesnar fought in the Survivor Series by making his team and he was taped out by Chris Benoit in that match. He later faced Chris Benoit in a single match for the WWE Championship and won that match.
At Survivor Series Lesnar first met the Goldberg who belonged to Raw Brand. His feud with the Goldberg continued. Lesnar interfered in the riyal rumble match by executing F-5 to the Goldberg due to which Goldberg was eliminated by Kurt Angle. Later Lesnar faced Eddie Gurrero for his WWE Championship in which Goldberg interfered in the match by putting spear on him. He lost that match as well as the title. At Wrestle Mania XX Lesnar faced Goldberg in a match in which Stone Cold was guest referee. Brock Lesnar lost that match and then leave WWE.
New Japan Pro Wrestling
Lesnar won IWGP Heavyweight Championship in his debut match in October 2005 which was held in New Japan Pro Wrestling in a three way match in Tokyo Dome. Lesnar faced Manabu Nakanishi and Yugi Nagata separately in non-title matches and won both matches. He successfully defended his IWGP Heavyweight Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura in Jan 2006 and Giant Bernard on May 2006. Lesnar defended his Championship against TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle in champion vs champion match which was lost by Lesnar when Kurt Angle applied his ankle lock to him. After that match he left professional wrestling until 2012.
Return to World Wrestling Entertainment
Brock Lesnar returned to WWE in April 2012 by hitting F-5 to John Cena. At Extreme Rules he faced John Cena but finally lost the match despite of his powerful dominance throughout the match. He next feuded with the Triple H by breaking the arm of Triple H with Kimura lock. Triple H challenge Lesnar for a match at coming Sumer Slam which he accepted later through Paul Heyman. Lesnar defeated Triple H and again broke the arm of Triple H and again left WWE. Lesnar again returned to WWE in 2013. He again feud with the Triple H and fought a match against Triple H by accepting his challenge. Lesnar lost that match. Lesnar then challenged Triple H for a match at Extreme Rules which he won by defeating Triple H. He next defeated CM Punk at SummerSlam in a no disqualification match.
Lesnar next feuded with Mark Henry and defeated Mark Henry twice by dislocating the elbow of Mark Henry in the second match. He next defeated Big Show at Royal Rumble. He next feuded with The Undertaker and defeated The Undertaker at Wrestle Mania 2014 by breaking the undefeated streak of The Undertaker at 21 at Wrestle Mania which was very shocking moment for the WWE universe. He faced John Cena for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at SummerSlam and defeated the Cena and became new champion. He re-matched with the John Cena again which was disqualified due to the interference of the Seth Rollins and in this way he retained the title. Later he fought triple threat match against John Cena and Seth Rollins at Royal Rumble which he won.
He next fought with the Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Wrestle Mania who had won the Royal Rumble. At the climax of their match Seth Rollins came and cashed his money in the bank contract and made the match triple threat. Seth Rollins finally won that match as well as the title. Lesnar was suspended at next week raw when he attacked the commentators and cameraman after Seth Rollins refused to fight a rematch against him. Later Brock Lesnar came back and faced Seth Rollins in a rematch for the title. During the match The Undertaker interfered and hence the match was disqualified and the title was retained by Seth Rollins.
This began his feuds with The Undertaker. He faced The Undertaker at SummerSlam and The Undertaker defeated him controversially through a foul play. He again fought a match with The Undertaker and defeated The Undertaker at Night of Champions. He faced Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose in a triple threat match at Fastlane for determining the no. 1 contender to face Triple H at WrestleMania. Roman Reign won that match. Lesnar next feuded with Dean Ambrose and he defeated Dean Ambrose at WrestleMania in a No Holds Barred Street Fight match. He next feuded with Randy Orton by defeating the Orton in a technical knockout after a series of elbows at SummerSlam. He again defeated Randy Orton in a rematch.
Feud with Goldberg (2016)
During promotional work of the 2K17 video game, Lesnar and Goldberg has been feuding each other through social media. Later Paul Heyman challenged Goldberg for a fight on behalf of Lesnar. Goldberg returned to WWE after twelve years and accepted the challenge of Lesnar. The Brock Lesnar faced Goldberg at Survivor Series and Bill Goldberg defeated Lesnar by hitting him through 2 spears & 1 jackhammer. In this Lesnar was defeated in just 1 minute and 26 seconds. In the next week Paul Heyman addressed by saying that they underestimate the Goldberg and Lesnar is feeling embarrassment and he will also participate in the Royal Rumble to prove something.
Mixed Martial Arts
Lesnar joined mixed martial arts league Hero’s on April 2006 and win his first debut match against Min Soo Kim in MMA. Later he joined Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2008 and fought his first debut match there with the UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir. Lesnar lost that match with Frank Mir. He then defeated Heath Herring in a match. He then fought with UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture and defeated Couture by technical knockout (TKO) and became UFC Heavyweight Champion. He faced Frank Mir twice. In the first match he lost the match as well as title but in the second rematch he won. He then became sick and suffered from mononucleosis & diverticulitis. He underwent through surgery for his intestinal disorder. He fought with Shane Carwin and defeated the Carwin and became the undisputed Heavyweight Champion. He next defended his title against Cain Velasquez and lost the match. He next fought with Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem and lost the match. He then finally retired from UFC. He later fought one match with Mark Hunt and defeated the Mark Hunt.
Personal Life and Family
On May 6, 2006, Brock Lesnar married Rena Greek (Sable) and resides on a farm in Mary, Saskatchewan. He has three sons and one daughter. He supports Republican Party and is conservative. He made habit of using painkillers and alcohol during his first run in WWE.