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Brock Lesnar Bails On UFC 131 Over Stomach Issues

5/12/2011 2:07 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Brock Lesnar has officially pulled out of his big fight at UFC 131 after suffering another flare up from his ongoing stomach condition ... and may undergo "life changing surgery" in the near future.

Brock Lesnar Diverticulitis


Brock suffers from a digestive disease called diverticulitis -- which causes extreme stomach pain.

Brock released a statement saying, "I'm not retiring ... I believe there's a solution to every problem, I just gotta find the right solution ... I love this sport."

Brock insists the symptoms aren't as serious as last time, but he couldn't train for his fight against Junior dos Santos at UFC 131 on June 11.

Lesnar was hospitalized back in 2009 due to his medical condition -- and had to reschedule his fight against Shane Carwin. Lesnar whooped Carwin's ass when they fought a few months later.

Lesnar is currently being treated at the famous Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

UFC honcho Dana White announced Junior will now fight Carwin at the big event in June.



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1.

KittyKittyKitty    

Yikes!

1198 days ago
2.

Lori    

Colostomy?

1198 days ago
3.

Dustin    

This is probably going to end his UFC/MMA career and cause him to go back to pro wrestling with either WWE or TNA.

1198 days ago
4.

Joe    

if they look in his stomach maybe they'll find his eyebrows!

1198 days ago
5.

Nerd Guy    

May god be with you, & hope for a speedy recovery.

1198 days ago
6.

NFL LadyFan    

That totally sucks!

1198 days ago
7.

dante    

diverticulitis is a disease of the colon.

1198 days ago
8.

sleco    

There's a pattern of UFC's Ultimate Fighter coaches NOT fighting in the finally...

1198 days ago
9.

the Seeker    

Dan "the beast" would have put this fool down in 30 seconds.
What happened to the good old days when the only rules where no eye gouging or biting.I preferr No weight classes and tournament style events with multiple fights an each winner moving on to fight other victors from other brackets PURE gladiator shiht until one man remains standing.
I have been a fan since the UFC #1 and have the first 10 on vhs , we must have studied and watched them 100x
Thank you Dana White for the continued coverage of the worlds purest sport.
Now
LETS GET IT ON...

1198 days ago
10.

reenypie77    

He's a jerk. I live in Mn and saw him at a club one night. My friends and I were sitting at a table, got up to go to the bar to get a drink, came back and our coats and purses were thrown in the middle of the floor. Brock and his possey came in and threw our sh*t everywhere so they could take our spot. Not only did he man handle our crap, he then continued to insult us. Super classy guy.

1198 days ago
11.

A_Voice    

Plain and simple.....
His condition most likely brought on by.....

"The LONG reaching affects of ANABOLIC STEROID USAGE" upon his organs. PERIOD.....

Just look at his PRIMATE looking FOREHEAD.! He's likely begun to see the RAVAGES of his body by STEROIDS.

1198 days ago
12.

D-INCARNATION    

Just wear a depends in the cage, the north south position can be his new finisher.

1198 days ago
13.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

Slow news day eh?

1198 days ago
14.

who dat    

Steroid thugs.

1198 days ago
15.

Ron    

I guess the ass kicking he received in the last fight had lasting effects.Looks like the punching bag is looking for a way out of the UFC and back into a more easy way of life that wrestling can provide.

1198 days ago
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