Heavyweight Champion since UFC 91
Nick Name: The Spider
Weight Class: Heavyweight
Weight: 265 lbs
MMA Record: 5-1-0
(2/1/08) Brock lost to
by submission (Knee Bar) at 1:30 in the First Round.
UFC 87: (8/9/08) Brock defeated
Heath Herring by unanimous decision
at the end of the Third Round.
UFC 91: (11/1508) Brock
defeated Randy Couture by TKO
at 3:07 in the Second Round. Brock becomes the new UFC Heavyweight
UFC 100: (7/11/09) Brock
Frank Mir by KO at 1:48 in the
UFC 116: (7/3/10) Brock defeated
Shane Carwin by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) at 3:52 in the
Brock Edward Lesnar (born July 12, 1977)
is an American mixed martial artist with the UFC, former professional
and amateur wrestler. He is well known for his professional wrestling
career in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
On April 28, 2006, Lesnar appeared inside
the ring after the final match of K-1 Hero's Las Vegas and announced his
intent to join the MMA promotion. He trained with Minnesota Martial Arts
Academy under Greg Nelson, and University of Minnesota Head Assistant
wrestling coach Marty Morgan. Brock Lesnar announced on August 12, 2006
in Las Vegas that he had signed a deal with the K-1 promotion. His first
fight was scheduled for June 2, 2007 on the K-1 Dynamite!! USA show
against Choi Hong-man of Korea. In his first official MMA match, Brock
defeated Min Soo Kim (Choi Hong-Man was pulled from the match) by
submission (via strikes) in under two minutes.
Lesnar joined the national guard at the age
In January 2001, Lesnar was arrested for receiving a "large amount of
steroids". The charges were later dropped when it was discovered that
the illicit substance was, in fact, growth hormone.
Lesnar has one daughter, Mya Lynn who was born on April 10, 2002, with
his ex-fianc�e, Nicole. He left Nicole in 2003 to begin a
relationship with Rena "Sable" Mero. Lesnar and Mero were engaged in
2004, separated in 2005, then reconciled later that year and married on
May 6, 2006. Lesnar has one stepchild with Mero: Mariah, a stepdaughter
born to Mero and her late husband, Wayne Richardson.
Lesnar has numerous tattoos, with the most prominent being a stylized
skull in the center of his back and a large sword on his chest.
The video game WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain is named after the
quote commentator Tazz attributes to Lesnar, "Here comes the Pain".
Other video games Lesnar has also appeared in include WWE SmackDown!
Shut Your Mouth, WWE WrestleMania XIX, WWE Crush Hour, Madden NFL 06,
and the PlayStation 2 version of Wrestle Kingdom.
Lesnar was on the cover of Flex Magazine.