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Posted by Vegas Martin in WWE News
Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

UFC issued the following press release regarding ESPN’s piece on , which is set to air tonight at 7:00 p.m on E:60:




Las Vegas, NV (USA) UFC 91 Heavyweight Contender Brock Lesnar will be in the national spotlight next Tuesday night when ESPN’s only primetime newsmagazine show, E:60, airs an in depth story on this former WWE wrestling star turned Ultimate Fighter. The ESPN E:60 will premiere Tuesday, Oct. 21st at 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT on ESPN.

E:60 reporter Tom Farrey talks in-depth to Lesnar about his childhood in South Dakota, his path to success as a professional fighter, his disappointment in not making it in the NFL and subsequent reluctance to be in the public eye and his return to the Octagon™ as he prepares for his November 15th UFC 91 championship fight vs. reigning title-holder Randy Couture.

E:60 will cover Lesnar’s athletic career from high school all the way to his current preparation for the battle with Randy Couture:

Brock Lesnar was a standout high-school wrestler who went on to win the junior college heavyweight title and the NCAA heavyweight title. He then went on to become one of the biggest stars, called “The Next Big Thing,” for ’s World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Lesnar made millions of dollars and his likeness appears in several popular video games. But in 2004, at the height of his fame and success as a professional wrestler, Lesnar abruptly walked away from the WWE to pursue his childhood dream to play in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings. Lesnar didn’t make it out of training camp, and since then has kept a low profile. That is, until now.

Lesnar sat down with E:60 correspondent Tom Farrey for an in-depth interview in which he discussed gTimrowing up on a dairy farm on the outskirts of Webster, N.D., his days with the WWE, rumors of steroid use, his tryout in the NFL, his Playboy centerfold wife, and now, his life as a mixed martial arts fighter. With only three professional fights under his belt, Lesnar will face five-time champion Randy Couture in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight bout at UFC 91 on November 15.

“I don’t know, what’s addiction? Did I take too damn many pills? Yeah. Did I drink too much? Yes. Did I become aware that I was drinking and taking too many pills? Yes, I did.” Lesnar, on whether he was addicted.

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