Brock Lesnar is the former three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion. He currently competes in WWE, and he holds WWE Universal Title at the moment.
Brock Edward Lesnar
The Beast Incarnate
5 Wins // 3 Losses // 0 Draws // 1 No Contest
Brock Lesnar is currently 42 years old according to his date of birth July 12, 1977.
6 ft 3 in or 190 cm
265 – 286 lbs (120 – 130 kg)
81 inches (206 cm)
Retired from UFC
Team: Team Death Clutch
Webster, South Dakota, United States
Brock Lesnar started competing in WWE in 2000. Brock became the youngest WWE champion in the history of this sport in 2002 – he was 25 years and 44 days old. Brock is a four-time WWE champion.
Brock Lesnar is known for one of the best ground games ever in UFC. As soon as the fight starts, The Conqueror puts everything he has to take the opponent down and deliver an endless barrage of punches and hammer fists.
He maintains a dominant position with ease, and his main strengths are transitions and double leg takedowns. Brock Lesnar has three weaknesses – mid-section, stand-up game, and submission defense. In the stand-up, he looks for the right uppercut or right knee to the body.
The Road To The Top
Brock Lesnar had his MMA debut against Korean Judo Olympic medalist, Min Soo-Kim, whom he defeated in the first round via TKO. The fight was held on June 2, 2007, in Los Angeles, California. Brock signed for the UFC after the victory.
Brock Lesnar – UFC Career
Brock Lesnar had his UFC debut in UFC 81 on February 2, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada, against Frank Mir. He lost the fight via kneebar in the first round.
The Conqueror won Heath Herring in UFC 87 via unanimous decision on August 9, 2008, and it opened him up a chance for a title shot.
Brock Lesnar Vs Randy Couture – UFC 91 Title Shot
The two best wrestlers of Heavyweight division faced on November 15, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the main event of the evening. Brock Lesnar used his weight to advantage and clinched up with Randy Couture at the beginning of the first round, delivering few strong knees to the body. Brock was able to take Randy down in the middle of the round, but Randy escaped and trapped him against the cage, maintaining the position until the end of round one.
After a strong right cross in the second round, Couture went down. Brock Lesnar continued hammering him on the ground, and the referee stopped the fight.
Brock Lesnar Vs Frank Mir – UFC 100 Title Defense
Brock Lesnar successfully defended his title on July 11, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the main event of the evening. After two successful right low kicks, Brock took Mir to the ground and maintained dominant position during the whole first round, delivering punches to the head and body.
Frank Mir hit him few times at the beginning of the second round but he unexpectedly pulled guard and went to the ground. After a series of right hooks and uppercuts on the ground, Brock Lesnar won the fight via TKO in the second round.
Brock Lesnar vs Shane Carwin – UFC 116 Title Defense
The two faced on July 3, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was Brock’s third main event of the evening. Shane Carwin was dominant in the first round, and he took Brock Lesnar down few times and delivered a lot of heavy punches on the ground. The Conqueror ended the first round with the cuts above both eyes.
At the beginning of the second round, Brock Lesnar took Carwin down with a great double leg and mounted him. After a world-class arm-triangle choke off the top, Shane tapped out and The Conqueror became UFC Heavyweight Champion for the third time and received Submission Of The Night award.
Brock Lesnar Vs Cain Velasquez – UFC 121 Title Loss
Brock’s fourth main event of the evening took place on October 23, 2010, in Anaheim, California. The fight started well for Brock Lesnar, who took Cain down in the opening of the first round. Cain Velasquez escaped quickly and Brock was holding him against the fence for the next two minutes.
Velasquez successfully countered Lesnar’s takedown attempt with an uppercut and then landed a strong right knee to the head. When Brock Lesnar went down, Cain delivered a huge number of punches for the next minute and the referee stopped the fight. Brock ended the fight with a huge cut under his left eye. This was the bloodiest fight of his career.
Brock Lesnar faced Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 on December 20, 2011, in the fifth main event of the evening, and he was defeated via body kick and punches in the first round. Lesnar pulled back from UFC for the first time due to diverticulitis, and he signed for WWE in 2015 again.
Brock Lesnar – Suspension And Second Retirement
Brock returned to the UFC to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Conqueror won the fight via unanimous decision. He was controlling Hunt on the ground and landing clean strikes during the first and third round.
On July 19, it was announced that The Conqueror was positive for clomiphene, a banned substance. The result was overturned to no contest, and Lesnar was fined $250,000 and suspended for one year by the NSAC. Lesnar notified UFC of his second retirement in February 2017.
Brock Lesnar is married to Rena Greek, a former professional WWE wrestler known as Sable. Together both have two sons, and Lesnar has twins from his former fiance Nicole McClain. He acted in three movies.
Brock Lesnar Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/brock.lesnar_/?hl=en
- Fb fan page – https://www.facebook.com/thebrocklesnar/
- Twitter – https://twitter.com/brocklesnar?lang=en