South Dakota’s UFC Heavyweight Champion Retires
One of the best known professional fighters in the world was born in Webster, South Dakota. He is Brock Lesnar, who now names Maryfield, Saskatchewan, Canada as his residence.
Lesnar has been all over the world. He is a four-time WWE Champion wrestler, a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, and a NCAA Division I Heavyweight Wrestling Champion.
He was born in 1977 and grew up on the dairy farm. He joined the National Guard at age 17.
Lesnar, now 39 years old, has informed the mixed martial arts promotion that he is retired from competition.The UFC confirmed Lesnar's decision Wednesday.
The decision doesn't affect Lesnar's professional wrestling career, where he has spent most of the past five years.