Brock Lesnar’s Rise from Midwest Kid to WWE Megastar

Grown men wept when Brock Lesnar pinned The Undertaker at WrestleMania 30 in April 2014. The Superdome in New Orleans settled on a stunned silence as a collective response. After 21 straight victories, professional wrestling’s version of Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak was finally over. The Undertaker was 21-1. Sixteen… Continue reading

Minnesota mat alum Storley to make pro MMA debut

Logan Storley, four-time NCAA Division I All-American for University of Minnesota, will be making his professional mixed martial arts debut this August. Storley, who is a six-time South Dakota high school state wrestling champ, will be fighting for Resurrection Fighting Alliance, described by the Sioux Falls, S.D. Argus-Leader as “the… Continue reading

Four-time All-American Storley following in Lesnar’s footsteps

With a population of less than 2,000, it’s understandable why Webster, SD, wouldn’t look like the hub where two wrestling superstars might emerge. Yet, that’s exactly where former NCAA champion Brock Lesnar was raised as well as four-time All-American Logan Storley. Lesnar left Webster to become a Minnesota Golden Gopher.… Continue reading