Why Did Brock Lesnar Move to Canada?

Published 12/31/2021, 10:11 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 11: WWE champion Brock Lesnar speaks during a WWE news conference at T-Mobile Arena on October 11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lesnar will face former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and WWE wrestler Braun Strowman will take on heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury at the WWE’s Crown Jewel event at Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 31. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


To say that Brock Lesnar is a scary man would be the understatement of the century. The man can lift giants with ease and hit blows equivalent to you hitting a truck.

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But did you know that ‘The Beast’ Brock Lesnar has a dual citizen? He was born in the United States and now lives in Canada on his farmland, a place he will spend as long as he can.

So why did he move from The United States to Canada? Well, if we put in Brock’s words, it is simple: he lives there and he loves it.

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This is the legit two statement answer Brock said while answering why he moved to Canada.

Is Brock Lesnar a Canadian?

Actually yes, Brock Lesnar is a Canadian. However, he was not born in Canada.

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The Beast was born and raised in Minnesota in the United States, but sold his house and moved to Saskatchewan, Canada.

LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 9: Brock Lesnar prepares to fight Mark Hunt during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

In Canada, The Beast lives on his farm and takes care of his land while living a minimal lifestyle.

Where does Brock Lesnar live?

As mentioned, Lesnar lives in Saskatchewan on his farmland. Now the reason a pro-wrestler who is paid millions of dollars lives on a farm?

Lesnar himself has admitted that he lived most of his childhood on a dairy farm and on that farm he learned the work ethic.

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 23: Brock Lesnar and The Undertaker battle it out at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on August 23, 2015, in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

Lesnar has also admitted that he wants his kids to grow on this farm and will help them build the work ethic that he learned when he was a kid. Back when Lesnar was competing for UFC, he represented Canada instead of the United States.

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When asked why is he choosing Canada instead of the US, he said- “Quite simple: I live there. That’s how simple it is.” [h/t: MMA Fighting]

Did Brock Lesnar live in Canada?

Yes, Lesnar is living in Canada with his wife Sable now. However, he didn’t stay in the United States for too long before he left the country.

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Furthermore, when Lesnar was having segments with Sami Zayn on TV, he mentioned he is a Canadian even though he was born in the US.

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Prithvi Mishra

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Prithvi Mishra is a WWE and AEW author for EssentiallySports. He graduated from Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology in Ghaziabad. Having started his career as a UFC writer, Prithvi has nearly 2 years worth of experience in covering combat sports.

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