Putting aside for a moment his pay-per-view footprint, Brock Lesnar's withdrawal from UFC 131 changed the dynamic of the event.
With Shane Carwin promoted to headliner status
opposite Junior Dos Santos, the selling point turned from
world-class wrestler vs. world-class striker to two-world class
strikers vying for a shot at heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez's belt.
Not a bad problem to have, right?