Brock Lesnar is one of the most dominant and decorative superstars that has ever stepped inside the ring of WWE. Not only in WWE, but he became successful at every single promotion he went. The Beast Incarnate is one of those few superstars who defeated Undertaker at WrestleMania. In fact, he is the very first one to do it. Brock Lesnar is currently the highest-paid athlete in WWE who is getting a paycheck of $12 Million. He is certainly one of the biggest and most successful WWE superstars. There are several interesting facts about him that can amaze anyone. Keep on reading to know 5 Amazing Facts About Brock Lesnar.
1: Youngest WWE Champion
Brock Lesnar is the youngest WWE Champion in the history of WWE. He managed to win the title only five months after his promotional debut. The Beast Incarnate made his debut as “The Next Big Thing” on March 18, 2002. By June of the same year, he won the “King of the Ring tournament that earned him the title shot against The Rock at SummerSlam. On August 25, 2002, Brock Lesnar stunned everyone by defeating The Rock at SummerSlam to win the WWE Championship. With this win, he became the youngest WWE Champion at the age of 25. The previous record-holder was the very person Lesnar defeated to win his first title in WWE.
Brock Lesnar Can Do Shooting Star Press
Brock Lesnar is one hell of an athlete, and there is no doubt about it. He is a heavyweight superstar, but he can pull off several high-flying moves. Brock Lesnar’s arsenal is quite vast that includes a move set like Shooting Star Press too. In fact, Lesnar even used Shooting Star press as his signature move during WWE’s developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling. However, he attempted this move only one time in WWE, and that didn’t go quite well. Lesnar used Shooting Star Press in the main event of WrestleMania 19 against Kurt Angle. He botched it, and that almost killed Lesnar. Fortunately, he didn’t sustain any major injury.
Brock Lesnar Joined National Guard At The Age Of 17
The Beast Incarnate joined the National Guard only when he was 17 years old. A recruiter from the military visited Lesnar’s school and asked him and one of his friends to join. Brock has always been the guy who wants to do things that involve action. Initially, he thought that he would get to go on the battlefield and work with the explosives. However, the recruiters provided him with a desk job. As a result, Brock Lesnar decided to quit National Guard and started his training as a wrestler.
Lesnar Won His Debut Match By TKO
We are not talking about Brock Lesnar’s UFC debut here. Brock Lesnar won his very first two WWE matches by knockout. He began his career in a pretty dominant way by knocking his opponents out. The Beast Incarnate’s first feud came against the Hardy Boyz. He wrestled his debut match at Backlash in April 2022 against Jeff Hardy. The referee stopped the match as Jeff Hardy was unable to respond and got knocked out by Brock Lesnar. The very next night on Raw, Brock Lesnar defeated Matt Hardy in the same manner, to start his WWE career with two back-to-back TKO wins.
Brock Lesnar is The Only Wrestler to Win NCAA, UFC, WWE & IGWP Heavyweight Championships
Brock Lesnar’s wrestling career has been filled with gold and championships. He started things off by winning the NCAA Championship while attending the University of Minnesota. After that, he went to win the WWE undisputed championship soon after his promotional debut. After parting ways with WWE back in 2005, Brock Lesnar made his NJPW debut on October 8 of the same year. He won the IGWP heavyweight championship in his very first bout by defeating Kazuyuki Fujita and Masahiro Chono in a three-way match. Whereas, The Beast Incarnate won the UFC Heavyweight Championship at UFC 91 by defeating Randy Couture by knockout. Brock Lesnar is the only person in history to held the heavyweight gold of all these promotions.