Brock Edward Lesnar, born in South Dakota, is one of the greatest athletes of all time, best known for dominating the WWE and the UFC. Physically gifted, he is a determined and accomplished man, capable of many sports and hobbies. He’s gone through the of toughest times, but he continues to prove that he can overcome any obstacle and come back stronger than he ever did.
No doubt that Lesnar has rightfully earned his nickname of the Beast Incarnate.
Here are 5 facts you probably didn’t know about Brock Lesnar.
#5 Brock Lesnar was severely injured during his NFL tryout
In 2004, Brock Lesnar was set to pursue a career in the NFL and try out for the Minnesota Vikings. Shortly before his tryout, however, Lesnar was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident.
Jim Ross had claimed that Lesnar no-sold his accident: albeit a broken jaw, a broken left hand, a bruised pelvis and a severely pulled groin, the Beast still decided to attend the NFL training camp for eight weeks.
No motorcycle accident was going to prevent Lesnar from trying out. However, his injuries did play a huge role in preventing him from dominating the NFL.