Brock Lesnar showing his emotions in front of the public is really rare. Lesnar lives a private life and fans only know him from WWE or even his time on UFC TV.

The Beast Incarnate had a moment, while meeting boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Lesnar shared this story after Ali passed away in 2016 at UFC 200 for an interview with ESPN.

I got to meet Ali one time and all I remember when I met and shook the man’s hand was, he never talked, at that point Parkinson’s, the illness had taken over. But, I just remember when he extended his hand, and he didn’t have to say anything to me, it was just, not a weird vibe, it was such a gracious handshake, and it was just very, I can’t even put a word to it.”

“So I felt something powerful from the man. I watched pretty much all of his fights, I met him one time and he never spoke a word to me, but I felt the presence and power from him.”

Lesnar watched all of Ali’s fights, so he knew what kind of legend he was meeting. He has stated multiple times he doesn’t watch any matches unless it’s important or billed as ‘Greatest’. These are some traits that are stuck with Brock Lesnar. 

“So it was impactful for sure, here’s a guy who’s a boxer who’s selling tickets, talking the talk and getting in the ring and walking the walk. He set the stage, it’s big business, you’ve got to be flashy on the outside and flashy on the inside.”

Brock Lesnar is currently off WWE television after fighting Roman Reigns in a losing effort in the Last Man Standing match at SummerSlam for the WWE Universal Championship. It is currently unknown when he’ll be back, but the Beast Incarnate will certainly rise again.

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Andre Porter

Andre is a news writer at Ringside News and Thirsty For News, covering professional wrestling since 1999. He is an avid fan of the WWE and has attended numerous television tapings and PPVs. With a background in multimedia, Andre also enjoys film, travel, comics, and rooting for Philadelphia sports teams.

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