Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist and professional football player. He is best known for his time in WWE. He is an eight time overall world champion. After his successful amateur wrestling career at Bismarck State College and the University of Minnesota, Lesnar signed with WWE in 2000. He was assigned to its developmental promotional Ohio Valley Wrestling team, where he was a three-time OVW Southern Tag Team Champion with Shelton Benjamin.