Bobby Lashley advises Purposes Inc. in the fitness arena. Bobby is a two-sport professional athlete, actor, fitness expert and trainer. Bobby is also a successful entrepreneur and is the owner of multiple successful companies including an American Top Team gym, an MMA management company and a health and fitness Supplement Company. Bobby Lashley is one of the most multidimensional public figures on the market.
Born in Fort Bragg, NC, Bobby grew up in a military family who traveled around the wor1d. He graduated from Junction City High School in Junction City. KS and was recruited to Missouri Valley College to wrestle. While earning his B.S. in Business Management and Recreation Administration, his athletic accomplishments included 3x NAIA Collegiate National Champion and 4x NAIA All-American.
After graduating, Bobby continued his amateur wrestling career by joining the United States Army where he earned the honors of CISM Armed Force Championships Senior Freestyle Gold Medalist as well as CISM Military World Championships Senior Freestyle Silver Medalist. A knee injury ended his dreams of wrestling in the 2004 Olympics but led to the opportunity to enter the world of professional wrestling with WWE.
Bobby’s numerous accomplishments in WWE include, PWI rookie of the year, 2x ECW World Championship, and WWE United States Championship. He was also Main Event in the biggest Wrestlemania in the history of WWE in one of the most widely publicized angles… Battle of the Billionaire where Bobby defended Donald Trump’s hair in the Hair vs. Hair match against WWE’s CEO Vince McMahon.
In late 2008, Bobby began his career as a professional MMA fighter. MMA record is currently 7-1 and he holds the Shark Fights Heavyweight Title. Bobby has also acted in major motion pictures such as Blood Out (2011), The Way of War (2009) and Beat Down (2011).