In a crowd of 70,000 people cheering for Brock Lesnar, he is the favored fighter. Here comes the music you can feel while sitting in your chair. They announce his name, “Brock Lesnar!” The 1st round bell rings and people are shouting, right away the referee stopped the fight while Brock Lesnar is pounding his fists into his opponent’s face. Brock Lesnar has changed the Ultimate Fighting Championship by showing a new breed of fighter between a mix of speed and large size. Brock Edward Lesnar was born July 12, 1977, in Webster, South Dakota.
Each of them found sports, mainly football as an escape. After going over some speed bumps in their attempt to become professional athletes they achieved stardom through great physical ability. After getting to the NFL each of these players became infatuated with attention. Changing hair styles, last names, and demanding more money when already making more than enough for playing a game, are some ways that shows how much these two need the attention. Also, both Johnson and Owens excessively celebrated when a touchdown was scored.
Bulls’ Dynasty “Hey Scottie, get me the ball” is all Michael Jordan says to Scottie Pippen in the final seconds of game six of the 1998 NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz. Scottie didn’t have to get Michael the ball; Michael does that himself with a steal from Karl Malone. Jordan casually brings the ball up the court with less than 15 seconds to play. Michael is dripping with sweat, brutally exhausted, but has absolutely no fear in his eyes, tells his teammates to clear the lane. Once the clock hits ten seconds, he begins making his move.
No one else could lead one team to six championships in one decade, and would have come out of retirement twice to come back to the game of basketball. That shows true love for the sport and the continuous stride to always get better as Michaels parents taught him. Michael was one of a kind person, and no matter how many people wanted to be like him no one could. He is one of a kind; he is the one and only Michael
Bo was a natural talent at baseball, but it was this incredible work ethic that enabled him to surpass his peers. Jackson very well knew the requirements for such a remarkable success story, saying, “Set your goals high, and don’t stop until you get there.” However, young Bo was often digging himself into trouble. His mother threatened to send him off to reform school, so Jackson realized he needed to change his ways or be sent off. As a result, all the time he formerly spent getting into trouble was now directed towards sports – in addition to the energy he already put into athletics. The gridiron and the diamond provided
His grades fell and then fell again. Most of his grades were ok but his English grade stayed bad. He started wrestling in 11th grade after finally telling himself that it doesn’t matter what anybody else thinks. He was beginning to realize how strong he was and came up with the game plan “if they not stronger then I am then they can’s slam me or get me in an uncomfortable position”. He would go into every match determined not to lose and would come out victor.
Ali introduced an incredible strategy nobody had ever seen before. It was called the Rope-a-Dope. Ali would stand flatfooted against the ropes and allow for Foreman to punch and punch and punch until becoming fatigued. By the eighth round, the unbeaten champion was exhausted, Ali easily knocked Foreman out (Riley). He had become the second heavyweight (Patterson was the first) to regain the title.
In the past, boxing was probably one of the most important sports in America. Everyone wanted to watch them fight and they didn’t care how much it cost. It also got the community involved. For Example, In Ron Howard’s Cinderella Man, It shows James Braddock, a regular person during the great depression that struggles to pay bills and maintain his family, want to box to get money. He gets his chance to box and he excels and proves everyone who doubted him wrong.
He finds Dwight and throws him the ball, 2....... Dwight goes in towards the basket attracting all the defenders with him like a swarm of bees attracted to honey, 1..........the ball is kicked out to Kobe in a flash; he shoots from outside the three pointer line. The buzzer went.... the ball still travelling in the air making a swishing sound as it entered the basket. The final score was 104-89. The stadium erupted with the crowd going wild, Lakers songs are being played. It was like being at a football game.