Lesnar at Raw on March 30, 2015
|Born||July 12, 1977
Webster, South Dakota, U.S.
|Lives in||Alexandria, Minnesota, U.S.|
|Professional wrestling career|
|Ring name(s)||Brock Lesnar|
|Billed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) (1.87 m)|
|Billed from||Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. & Maryfield, Saskatchewan|
|Trained by||Ohio Valley Wrestling|
Professional wrestling[change | change source]
Lesnar wrestled professionally for World Wrestling Entertainment from 2002 to 2004. When he was in the WWE, he won the WWE Championship three times, the King of the Ring tournament in 2002 and the Royal Rumble in 2003. He left the WWE in 2004 and travelled to Japan to wrestle for New Japan Pro Wrestling. While in Japan he won the IWGP Heavyweight Championship. Lesnar retired from professional wrestling to pursue a career in the UFC.
Lesnar made his return to the WWE on April 2, 2012, delivering his finishing move the F5 to John Cena. He began a feud with Triple H and faced him at SummerSlam on August 19, 2012 and won by submission and broke Triple H's arm. He released a tout and said that he was quitting the WWE because he had conquered everything in the WWE.
Mixed martial arts[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Brock Lesnar Returns to WWE and Attacks John Cena; A Fan’s Reaction". sports.yahoo.com. 2012 [last update]. http://sports.yahoo.com/top/news?slug=ycn-11188404/. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
- "Video - Lesnar says he's leaving WWE". WWE. http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/quicknews/article_64475.shtml. Retrieved 2013-1-29.
- "Raw results: The Rock brings the reign and Brock Lesnar brings the pain on Raw Roulette night". WWE. http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/2013-01-28/wwe-raw-results-26087919/page-13. Retrieved 2013-1-29.
- "Brock Lesnar retires after UFC 141 loss". http://espn.go.com. 2011 [last update]. http://espn.go.com/mma/story/_/id/7406718/brock-lesnar-retires-first-round-loss-alistair-overeem-ufc-141. Retrieved 2 April 2012.