The single biggest draw in the history of mixed martial arts is set to squeeze his hands into those 4 XL UFC gloves once more. This was back in the days when Twitter was in its absolute infancy, the use of social media as a marketing tool for fight promoters was essentially non-existent and therefore selling fights was infinitely more difficult. But that didn't stop fans tuning in in their millions to watch the crossover WWE superstar in genuine combat mode.
By Joseph Staszewski. April 3, pm Updated April 3, pm. Q: Do you think [this] Sunday will be one of the last times you walk Brock Lensar to the ring as his advocate, at least for a while?
Log in or Sign up. A 6 figure camp! He's taking this Carwin fight serious.
Log in or Sign up. So, I'm not a Brock Lesnar fan, but I find this interesting. In MMA, fighters do use the threat of death in certain cliches, Nate always says "kill or be killed" which is a metaphor for his mentality. But in high profile UFC fights, three instances of fighters talking about "killing" and "death" come up.
Insanely strong and used to throwing around big dudes in legitimate competition, his suplexes on cooperating pro wrestlers were like nothing anyone had ever seen before. Once he was called up to the main roster and quickly won the WWE title, he had two obvious potential challengers: Kurt Angle, the only ex-amateur in the company even more decorated than Lesnar, and the Big Show, the giant who only Brock Lesnar could suplex at will. Strikeforce has done it now!
Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and former amateur wrestler and professional American football player. He is currently signed to WWE. Immune to all forms of hax and manipulation.
I watched welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre absolutely dominate his opponent Thiago Alves for five rounds then proceed to say that Alves is a great fighter and will learn from this fight. This isn't the first time GSP has been classy and it won't be the last. St-Pierre is the type of person you'd want representing the sport.
Leading up to Saturday night's heavily-covered and expertly sold UFC in Las Vegas, I spoke with more than a handful of the year-old mixed martial arts promotion's former and current stars. There were no shortage of stories and fond memories. But there was also plenty of grumbling.
Results 1 to 22 of Sports Follow Dan Wetzel on Twitter at DanWetzel Frank Mir has never been afraid to speak his mind and in a Pittsburgh radio interview last week, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight titleholder unloaded on current champ Brock Lesnar. And, even by cage fighting standards, unnecessarily barbaric.