Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, once again dealing with a serious health condition called diverticulitis, recently had to withdraw from a number one contender’s bout with fellow TUF 13 coach Junior dos Santos at UFC 131. But beyond that fight, the question has been whether or not Lesnar can overcome his illness and even be able to set foot in the Octagon again.

UFC president Dana White, talking to a flock of reporters following the UFC 130 prefight press conference, updated Lesnar’s situation.

“I talked to him a couple of days ago and his head is in a good place. He has an appointment (Thursday) at the Mayo Clnic and he’s gonna make some decisions on what he’s gonna do,” said White.

The UFC boss is hopeful that Lesnar can fight through his problems and make a return to the Octagon…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Dana White Says Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone Signed for UFC 205 in New York

  • 24 days ago
  • 48 views

Dana White says an exciting bout between Robbie Lawler and Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone has been inked for UFC 205 in New York. read news >>

CM Punk Wants His MMA Skills to Do the Talking, but What Will They Say?

  • 22 days ago
  • 9 views

"Luck is for losers." Say this much for CM Punk: He must save a ton on safety nets. As the former pro wrestling star prepares for his pro MMA debut Saturday at UFC 203, Punk (real name Phil Brooks) i read news >>

UFC 203 Talking Points: Stipe Reigns, Werdum Prevails, Punk Mauled by Gall

  • 20 days ago
  • 4 views

On a night filled with amazing finishes and crazy moments, Stipe Miocic delivered and retained his UFC title, allowing his city to continue basking in championship euphoria. But there was also CM Pun read news >>

Dana White on Mickey Gall Calling Out Sage Northcutt: ‘We’ll Make It Happen’ | MMAWeekly.com

  • 20 days ago
  • 51 views

After Mickey Gall called out Sage Northcutt following his win over CM Punk at UFC 203 on Saturday, Dana White says Northcutt is open to the bout. read news >>

Dana White Says No More Conor McGregor Fights at Welterweight | MMAWeekly.com

  • 18 days ago
  • 485 views

UFC president Dana White says a trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz is unlikely and that McGregor needs to defend his 145-pound title. read news >>

Will Dana White Still Run the UFC in 5 Years? | MMAWeekly.com

  • 18 days ago
  • 28 views

UFC president Dana White is under a five-year deal to remain with the company's new ownership. But what happens when the five years is up? read news >>

UFC's Derek Brunson Not Afraid to Throw Some Shade as He Climbs MW Ladder

  • 16 days ago
  • 6 views

It’s no wonder Derek Brunson has been talking a lot about performance-enhancing drugs these days. Since coming to the UFC as part of the Strikeforce acquisition in 2012, Brunson has steadily—but some read news >>

Dana White Denies Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez for UFC 205 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 10 days ago
  • 162 views

Dana White on Tuesday squashed dreams of a Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez UFC 205 headliner... or did he? read news >>

Dana White's 'Conor McGregor Injured' Report in Doubt | MMAWeekly.com

  • 9 days ago
  • 121 views

Is he injured or isn't he? Shortly after a UFC Tonight report that Conor McGregor was injured and not likely to fight in New York, negating reports surfaced. read news >>

Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens, Several Other Bouts Revealed for UFC 205 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 9 days ago
  • 38 views

UFC president Dana White confirmed on Wednesday a host of bouts for the promotion's UFC 205 fight card in New York. read news >>