UFC Heavyweight Brock Lesnar Details Pain Caused By Diverticulitis

UFC heavyweight Brock Lesnar was forced to withdraw from his UFC 131 bout against Junior Dos Santos when he was stricken with another case of diverticulitis. It is the second time in the top heavyweights career that the illness has sidelined him.

In his upcoming book entitled, “Death Clutch: My Story Of Determination, Domination, and Survival,” Lesnar details the pain that was caused to him from diverticulitis. He writes:

“I had no clue what was wrong, since they couldn’t get a picture of my stomach. The doctor didn’t know either. He was waiting on the part for the machine. Time was slipping away, and I was wondering if I would ever make it out of that hospital alive.

“I put my faith in the doctors at that hospital. I shouldn’t have. It almost cost me my career. It almost cost me my life.

“It felt like I had taken a shotgun blast to the stomach, and then someone poured in some salt and Tabasco and stirred it all up with a nasty pitchfork.”

Hearing a man as strong and powerful as Lesnar detail his pain speaks volumes. We may not be able to fathom the pain that is caused by diverticulitis, but with the help of Paul Heyman, Lesnar is doing his best to let us give an inside look.

If his entire book is this revealing and open, I will have to get out and pick myself up a copy. Who knows what else the former heavyweight champ could detail.

Topics: Brock Lesnar Book, Brock Lesnar Injury, Death Clutch, Death Clutch Book, Diverticulitis, Junior Dos Santos, MMA, UFC, Ufc 131

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  • Anvil

    Wow, Brock will say anything to convince the world of his fake illnesses. YOU CANT FIGHT, AND NOW YOU ARE QUITTING. Just stop wasting our time Brock, be a man, for the FIRST time in your life, and tell the truth for once.

  • AnnmarieRussoNarber

    Wow..ur an idiot. Only a person who Has this disease could describe the pain associated with it…Ur telling him to be a man? ….thats funnys, seeing as how u wont even show ur face on an avatar..queer..Hope u or ur family members are never stricken w/diverticulitis…asshole

  • AnnmarieRussoNarber

    Wow..ur an idiot. Only a person who Has this disease could describe the pain associated with it…Ur telling him to be a man? ….thats funnys, seeing as how u wont even show ur face on an avatar..queer..Hope u or ur family members are never stricken w/diverticulitis…asshole

  • JoLesleyValentine

    i have just been diagnosed with diverticulitis and omg i was in hospital for 5 day.i have never felt a pain like in in my life!i have 28 antibiotic drips up injections in my stomach.i had cramps i could not stand up strieight walk it was like i had been kicked in the stomach a number of times i would not wish that on anybody.i have to watch what i can eat.not very nice at all

  • JoLesleyValentine

    i have just been diagnosed with diverticulitis and omg i was in hospital for 5 day.i have never felt a pain like in in my life!i have 28 antibiotic drips up injections in my stomach.i had cramps i could not stand up strieight walk it was like i had been kicked in the stomach a number of times i would not wish that on anybody.i have to watch what i can eat.not very nice at all

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