American professional wrestler Brock Lesnar is a name to be reckoned with in the WWE circle. Known for his strength in the ring, Lesnar cannot compete with countless opponents who have challenged him in the past. He is also a former martial artist and footballer.
Biography ( Age)
The professional wrestler was born at birth named Brock Edward Lesnar on July 12, 1977 in Webster, South Dakota, United States. He went to Webster High School and after graduation he was admitted to Bismarck State College then later transferred for a wrestling scholarship to the University of Minnesota. During his high school days, Lesnar was on the football team and he competed in amateur wrestling representing his school in his senior year at the state championship where he won third place. Lesnar also won the Division I heavyweight wrestling title in 2000.
Brock Lesnar’s Career
Lesnar began his professional wrestling career in 2000 when he signed with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) which was then called the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). three times with the help of his team The Minnesota Stretching Crew. In 2002, he made his WWE Main League debut and won the WWE Championship (Undisputed) in five months, breaking the record for the youngest wrestler to win the championship title at age 25.
The talented wrestler was also the winner of the Royal Rumble in 2002 and winner of the Royal Rumble in 2003 and 2004. However, a lot of rivalries and feuds erupted between him and his WWE colleagues, especially Goldberg. a career in the National Football League (NFL).
The wrestler’s move to the NFL didn’t last long as he wasn’t even able to feature in their 2004 season. The following year, he signed with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), winning the title IWGP Heavyweight in his first match. He left the league in 2006 to pursue a career in mixed martial arts (MMA) and was signed with Hero’s. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) signed him in October of the same year and he had his first match against Frank Mir. He lost it but bounced back winning his second fight against Heath Herring.
In November 2008, Lesnar won the UFC heavyweight champion award and after a match with interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin, he became the undisputed UFC heavyweight champion. However, he lost the title to Cain Velasquez at UFC 121, which resulted in yet another UFC 141 matchup loss to Alistair Overeem. He finally retired from MMA in 2011.
Return to WWE and second retirement
The versatile wrestler returned to WWE in April 2012, recording his big win two years later by defeating another great wrestler, The Undertaker, in the WrestleMania XXX match. In 2016, Lesnar competed at UFC 200 where he defeated Mark Hunt, but lost the title and was suspended after testing positive for Clomiphene, a drug banned by UFC regulations. drug. He was fined and the title given to his opponent, prompting his second retirement from MMA in February 2017. He is however still signed to the WWE Raw brand and continues to top the charts. charts with his championship titles.
The wrestler has managed to amass a net worth of around $22 million over the years through his career.
Brock Lesnar’s family – wife and daughter
The talented wrestler is the son of Stephanie and Richard Lesnar who are of German ancestry. His parents owned a dairy farm and he was raised alongside his two older brothers, Troy, and Chad, with a younger sister, Brandi, on their Webster dairy farm.
Brock Lesnar married former model, actress, and wrestler Sable aKa Rena Greek in May 2006. They have two sons together; Turk was born in 2009 and Duke was born in 2010. Lesner is also the father of twins Mya Lynn and Luke, born in 2002 with ex-fiancée Nicole McCain.
The wrestling champion is known to be a fitness buff and one of the healthiest wrestlers on WWE Raw with a well built body weighing 130kg that is carried gracefully over his 6ft 3in tall.