[66] During the feud with Goldberg, Lesnar was also at odds with Stone Cold Steve Austin, who was shown suggesting to Goldberg that he attack Lesnar at No Way Out. [50] After the Royal Rumble, Lesnar and Chris Benoit defeated Angle, Haas and Benjamin in a three-on-two handicap match at No Way Out on February 23, despite Team Angle injuring their partner, Edge, backstage before the match. He finished his schooling from Webster High School. [109], On the December 30 episode of Raw, Lesnar returned with Heyman to challenge the winner of the upcoming WWE World Heavyweight Championship match between Randy Orton and John Cena at the Royal Rumble. However, after Lesnar was tested positive for clomiphene, a banned substance on the UFC's anti-doping policy, he was suspended from the UFC by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for one year and fined $250,000, and his victory over Hunt was overturned to a no-contest. [239] His first fight was scheduled against Choi Hong-man of South Korea on June 2, 2007 at the Dynamite!! [147] Along with Heyman, Lesnar made his return to Raw on August 1 (his first appearance on WWE programming since WrestleMania 32), but during his segment Orton appeared and attacked Lesnar with an RKO. I ain't afraid of anything and I ain't afraid of anybody. [240][241] However, prior to the match, Hong-Man was replaced by Min Soo Kim. [14], During UFC 77 on October 20, Lesnar joined Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Lesnar later apologized for his remarks at the post-fight press conference, where he held a bottle of Bud Light and endorsed their product. [25][28] He was discharged after failing a computer typing test and later worked for a construction company. [26] He is of German[27] and Polish descent, has two older brothers named Troy and Chad, and a younger sister named Brandi. When Lesnar first won the title, it was known as the WWE Undisputed Championship. [144] On July 19 at the 2016 WWE draft, Lesnar was the #5 draft pick for the Raw brand. I say I can. [288] On August 23, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) confirmed that Lesnar had twice been tested positive for the estrogen blocker clomiphene and was suspended. [16] Lesnar returned at UFC 141 in December, losing to Alistair Overeem and promptly retiring from MMA. [35] Lesnar's first feud was with The Hardy Boyz and Lesnar defeated Jeff Hardy by knockout after Hardy was unable to respond to referee Theodore Long at Backlash on April 21, his first official televised match. [191] The next night on Raw, Acting General Manager Baron Corbin scheduled Reigns to defend the Universal Championship in a triple threat match against Lesnar and Strowman at Crown Jewel on November 2. His lawyer described it as a "vitamin type of thing". [322], In 2003, WWE Home Video released a DVD chronicling Lesnar's career entitled Brock Lesnar: Here Comes the Pain. [249] Lesnar beat Couture via a technical knockout (TKO) in the second round to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion. [88][89] At SummerSlam on August 19, Lesnar defeated Triple H by submission after once again breaking his arm in storyline. brand. [122], Lesnar returned on the June 15 episode of Raw, being chosen by The Authority as the number one contender to Rollins' WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Battleground. IGF promoter Antonio Inoki had stated Lesnar was the "proper" IWGP Heavyweight Champion as he was not defeated for the title. The charges were dropped when it was discovered that the substances were a legal growth hormone. [168][169] At the Royal Rumble on January 29, Lesnar entered at number 26 and went on to eliminate Enzo Amore, Dean Ambrose and Dolph Ziggler before confronting Goldberg, who entered at number 28 and quickly eliminated Lesnar after a spear.[170]. [174] At WrestleMania, Lesnar beat Goldberg to win his fifth world title in WWE and became the first man to have won both the WWE Championship and the Universal Championship. Remained WWE Champion from September to the present, defeating The Undertaker in a Biker Chain match at No Mercy. [281] WWE confirmed it had granted Lesnar "a one-off opportunity" to compete at UFC 200 before he would return to the company for SummerSlam on August 21. Lesnar has never lost to Undertaker in a PPV event. [187] Two weeks later, the dissension between Lesnar and Heyman was revealed to be just a ruse when Lesnar returning on the August 13 episode of Raw to attack Reigns. [31] He formed a tag team known as The Minnesota Stretching Crew with his former college roommate Shelton Benjamin and together they won the OVW Southern Tag Team Championship on three separate occasions. He was also banned from hunting for a period of six months. He returned to performing the F-5 into the ringpost, as he did to Spanky and Gowen, and interfered in Angle's matches on two separate occasions.