Brock Lesnar diverticulitis surgery removes a foot of colon

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Will Brock Lesnar be the same after surgery?
Brock Lesnar has finally gone under the knife for his chronic diverticulitis.

The former UFC heavyweight champion thought he had the disease beat with medication and diet adjustments after it derailed him last year. But it became clear a few weeks ago that surgery was needed, and a foot of his colon was carved away on Friday.

News about the surgery comes as Lesnar has been giving interviews to promote his memoir, "Death Clutch."

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He told popeater he made the move from WWE performing to real fighting with the UFC because he feared a future filled with pain and drugs.

I used vicodin and vodka. That was where I saw my life going, you look around the locker room and you see all these other performers that have been doing it for twenty years and I didn't want to be one of those guys.

No wonder the guy's guts were a mess.

UFC President Dana White says he expects Lesnar to make a full recovery: "He feels great. He's a little sore, but the operation was a huge success. We're hoping that he can be back by the first of the year. He's excited to recover and get back in the UFC."

That may be a tad optimistic. Having a chunk of one's innards removed is serious surgery for anyone, let alone a UFC fighter.

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3 comments
Programer1951
Programer1951

Guess if you can't take the pain of real fight go to choreographed acting and call yourself a man. And this after accusing wwe actors of being addicts and alcoholics.  How long before he becomes one of the addicts since he can't handle pain

Seans
Seans

 Diverticulitis is a common medical condition that affects the digestive tract. It is believed to be caused by increased pressure in the colon as well as the large intestine when waste material excreted as the byproduct of digestion is unable to efficiently be moved along the tract. The result is friction which creates small pockets or folds called "Diverticula". Much like the appendix, when the diverticula become enlarged and trap decomposing waste, inflammation and chronic infection can occur resulting in symptoms such as severe abdominal pain, fever, indigestion and in serious instances light to heavy rectal bleeding. A modified diverticulitis diet is the most common treatment modality. diverticulitis diet plan             irritable bowel syndrome diet

boom2060
boom2060

 I would pay money for you to say that to his face..I understand your entitled to your opinion,but you armchair tough guys delusional...lol your joke bud..

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