Brock Lesnar Biography
Brock Lesnar UFC Career
Brock Lesnar is one of the most controversial signings in the history of the UFC. Brock Lesnar made his UFC debut February 2, 2008 against former UFC champion Frank Mir. Brock brought 1 professional mma fight to the card and was being paid among the elite of the sport. The contract Lesnar signed paid him $250,000 per fight, with an additional win bonus of $250,000. Most of the hardcore mma fans cannot stand Brock Lesnar because of his days in the WWE. Brock's debut was one of the biggest PPV buys in UFC history, and the amount of fans Lesnar brought to mma validates his big contract. Frank Mir (Mur as Brock called him) won the fight 1 minute 30 seconds into the fight. He caught Lesnar in a kneebar after being dominated early. The experience showed Lesnar has talents and weaknesses. MMA veteran Heath Herring was next up for Brock in the UFC and Lesnar dominated for 15 minutes to win a unanimous decision.
At UFC 91 Brock Lesnar defeated Randy Couture to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship.
At UFC 100 on July 11, 2009 Lesnar won the postponed rematch with Frank Mir via technical knockout after dominating his opponent for the duration of the bout.
Shane Carwin, who won the interim heavyweight championship by defeating Frank Mir at UFC 111, faced current heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 116 . The two were originally set to face each other at UFC 106, then UFC 108, before Carwin won the interim heavyweight championship, but Lesnar pulled out of the fight due to an illness (diverticulitis) that kept him from training.
At UFC 116 Lesnar defeated Shane Carwin via submission (arm triangle choke) at 2:19 of round 2 to become the Undisputed UFC Heavyweight Champion.
At UFC 121 Cain Velasquez defeated Lesnar via TKO (Punches) at 4:12 of Round 1 to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion.
Brock Lesnar Wrestling Career
Brock Lesnar was born in South Dakota. The work ethic he learned as a child lead to what he has achieved as an adult. Lesnar went 33-0 as a senior high school wrestler, earning him a full scholarship to the University of Minnesota. Brock Lesnar won the 2000 NCAA championship in the heavyweight division. Prior to joining Minnesota he went to Junior College at Bismarck Junior College. Lesnar earned such credentials as two-time NJCAA All-American, two-time NCAA All-American, two-time Big Ten Conference Champion and the 2000 NCAA heavyweight champion with a career college record of 106-5.
Brock Lesnar chose the WWE after graduation instead of Olympics because he was in need of the guaranteed money he would get. Brock wasn't from a family of money and he knew that what the WWE was offering would help out him and his family. "The Next Big Thing" as Lesnar was called in the WWE went on to become one of the biggest stars of the organization from 2002 to 2004.
Brock Lesnar tried out with the Minnesota Vikings after the WWE. Lesnar was offered a roster spot in NFL Europe but declined and went back to pro wrestling for a few years before giving mma a shot. Brock fought once before joining the UFC defeating Min Soo Kim by referee stoppage due to ground and pound in under 70 seconds.
Brock Lesnar WifeIt is said that behind every great man, there is a great woman. Brock Lesnar is no exception. Brock Lesnar wife is beautiful Rena Mero, or Sable as she is better known from her WWE days
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