Brock Lesnar First UFC Fight : Brock Lesnar made his UFC debut 13 years ago on February 2, 2008. Watch what happened when he entered the Octagon for the first time.
After some successful stints in entertainment wrestling, most notably with WWE, in 2008 Brock Lesnar entered the refined MMA format of UFC and set about with the journey of becoming one of the most feared men on Earth.
Being a former holder of the WWE championship and having beaten the likes of the Undertaker and The Rock, Lesnar was already a household name at the time and his arrival at the Octagon contributed to the popularity of UFC.
Watch What Happened When Brock Lesnar Entered The Octagon For The First Time
With an established name and a proven skill-set, Brock Lesnar chose the Heavyweight division and was booked to face Frank Mir at UFC 81. The debutant was the heavy favorite in the match, and from the outset, he took the offensive route. However, in the end, the intensity and zeal of inception fell short against the robust experience.
Frank Mir, who had a shaky start found the way to grab Lesnar’s leg and forced him to tap.
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Following the setback in his debut match, Brock Lesnar never looked back after then. The fighter then went on a 4-match winning run and in-process also captured the UFC Heavyweight title.
Lesnar successfully reached the pinnacle of the sport and did become the face of the promotion as well. However, after dropping the title in 2010 and a failed comeback attempt against Alistair Overeem, Brock ended his UFC term and went back to WWE.
This time his WWE run reaped him more fame than ever as he became the first individual to beat The Undertaker at Wrestlemania and then also went to become the longest-reigning WWE Universal champion.
Currently, The Beast Incarnate is a free agent, however, speculations are rife about a return to WWE.
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