Brock Lesnar
Born July 12, 1977
Other names Lesnar
Nationality United States American
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 265 lb (120 kg; 18.9 st)
Division 265
Reach 81.0 in (206 cm)
Style Wrestling, Collegiate wrestling, Amateur wrestling
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Minneapolis – Saint Paul, Minnesota
Team Minnesota Martial Arts Academy
Years active 2007–present

Brock Edward Lesnar was born in Webster, South Dakota. He attended Webster High School in Webster, where he had a wrestling record of 33-0-0 in his senior year. Lesnar admits he graduated last of 54 students in his class. Lesnar later attended the University of Minnesota on a full wrestling scholarship for his junior and senior years of college; his roommate was fellow professional wrestler Shelton Benjamin who also served as Lesnar's assistant coach. Lesnar won the 2000 NCAA wrestling championship as a heavyweight after placing second in 1999.

Previous Championships & Awards:

World Wrestling Entertainment
WWE Championship (3 times)
King of the Ring (2002)
Royal Rumble (2003)

Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
Best Brawler (2003)
Best Wrestling Maneuver (2002) F-5
Feud of the Year (2003) vs. Kurt Angle
Most Improved Wrestler (2002, 2003)


What was your job before you started fighting?  I grew up on a dairy farm and there was always plenty of work to do.  After finishing my final year of college wrestling, I went right into professional wrestling with WWE.  After WWE, I took a shot at the NFL.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
As an amateur wrestler, I was a four-time All-American, two-time Big Ten Champion and NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion. 

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
  WWE Champion.