Former WWE and UFC World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar is celebrating a birthday Saturday (July 12). After retiring from MMA fighting, Lesnar made his return to WWE in early 2012 and continues to make sporadic appearances for the company.
At only 37 years old, Lesnar has long since conquered the professional wrestling world. In fact, he toppled its greatest monument when he beat The Undertaker at “Wrestlemania 30,” ending a 20-year winning streak.
To properly celebrate Lesnar’s birthday, what follows are his first WWE match and five other extremely important moments in his wrestling career.
In-ring debut vs. Jeff Hardy at ‘Backlash 2002’
vs. Kurt Angle at ‘Wrestlemania XIX’
vs. Goldberg at ‘Wrestlemania 20’
Returning to WWE in 2012
vs. CM Punk at ‘SummerSlam 2013’
vs. The Undertaker at ‘Wrestlemania 30’