June 3, 2007

Lesnar wins debut


Former Minnesota Gophers wrestler Brock Lesnar made his MMA debut at K-1 Dynamite USA on June 2, 2007 by defeating Min Soo Kim by submission due to strikes.

Kim, a 1996 Olympic silver medalist in judo, tapped out at the 1:09 mark of the first round after Lesnar took him to the ground and gained the mount position. Lesnar then unloaded several unanswered strikes to the head before Kim submitted.

The event was the first ever for K-1 in the United States. Held at the Los Angeles Coliseum, the announced attendance was 42,757.
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