Franklin Roberto „Bobby” Lashley (born July 16, 1976) is a mixed martial artist, former collegiate amateur wrestler, and professional wrestler, currently signed to TNA under the ring name Lashley, where he is a two-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion. He is also known for his time in WWE, where he is a one-time United States Champion and two-time ECW World Champion. Lashley is signed to Bellator MMA, where he is undefeated through four heavyweight fights. Lashley attended Missouri Valley College, where he won three national college amateur wrestling championships between 1996 and 1998 and placed fourth in 1995. In 1997 and 1998, he was the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Wrestling Champion. He later joined the United States Army, where he continued to wrestle. He was training for the Olympics in 2004, when he suffered a knee injury while doing business at a bank where a robbery broke out. The injury ended his Olympic plans, and he went into pro wrestling soon after.