Bobby Lashley is, of course, a physical specimen, just like his hype man, Lio Rush keeps saying. But
even aside from his physical attributes, Lashley is an accomplished sports entertainer and Mixed
Bobby Lashley grew up in a military family and had to move from place to place depending on where
his father would be stationed on duty. As a youngster, Bobby Lashley discovered that he had an
aptitude for amateur wrestling. Unfortunately, he would suffer a knee injury that put an end to his
dream of qualifying for the Olympics.
Not to be deterred, Bobby Lashley went on to OVW and came to the WWE main roster, remaining
undefeated for a while. He would experience his greatest success in the ECW Brand, becoming the
first African American to win the title, in ECW’s illustrious history.
Bobby Lashley was released from his contract in 2008 but went on to do great things outside the WWE. He
became an invaluable player in Impact Wrestling during his two runs, firstly as the four-time Impact
Wrestling World Heavyweight Champion, one time X Division Champion as well as the final King of
the Mountain Champion.
Bobby Lashley MMA Career
Bobby Lashely made his MMA debut at the MFA event on Dec 13, 2008. He then signed with Maximum Fighting Championship and defeated Mike Cook. He joined Strikeforce in 2010 and was in promotion till 2011. He signed with various other promotions including Shark Fights, India's Super Fight League. In July 2014, Bobby Lashley signed with Bellator MMA. Even though he is performing in the WWE, Bobby Lashley is still under contract with Bellator MMA.
Bobby Lashley MMA Record - 15-2-0
Bobby Lashley WWE Return
Bobby Lashley made his return to WWE in 2018, where he was booked on the RAW brand. He was paired with Lio Rush as his manager during the run, booked as a powerhouse.