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  • 7 months ago
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Earlier this week, UFC President Dana White wouldn’t discuss or speculate on a possible return for former champion Brock Lesnar. But it appears one former opponent is angling for a rematch.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Brock Lesnar, Shane Carwin, UFC 168 read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar's career may be on temporary hold, but oddsmakers' work is never done. With one-time heavyweight title challenger Shane Carwin announced as a replacement opponent for Lesnar in a UFC 131 main event with Junior Dos Santos, noted oddsmaker and frequent MMAjunkie.com Radio guest Joey Oddessa opened the Brazilian slugger as a -260 favorite, meaning a bettor would need to wager $260 in order to earn $100 of the book's money. Meanwhile, Carwin op read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Another UFC main event bites the dust.   UFC president Dana White announced today that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been forced to withdraw from UFC 131's main event due to a second case of diverticulitis.  Shane Carwin has been tapped as Lesnar's replacement and will meet Junior Dos Santos. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar is on the sidelines again with another bout with diverticulitis. Shane Carwin will step in to take his place against Junior dos Santos at UFC 131 in Vancouver. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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As UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar prepared to face Shane Carwin at UFC 116 in July, questions surrounded the former University of Minnesota standout. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Brock Lesnar was tested, but the big man wasn't bested. The world's new No. 1 ranked heavyweight fighter and now-undisputed champion survived a dangerous first-round attack from interim title-holder Shane Carwin but reigned supreme for a second-round submission victory. The title-unification bout headlined Saturday's UFC 116 pay-per-view event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Six months ago, UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar said he was "literally on my death bed" following a particularly vicious case of diverticulitis. Now recovered, he's in good spirits and unusually cheery heading into Saturday's UFC 116 event. In our official event preview, MMAjunkie.com's Steven Marrocco wonders if Lesnar's new lease on life will produce a better fighter or if interim champion Shane Carwin can expose his weaknesses in their pay-per-view headliner. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - It was obvious from the first moment UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar walked into Wednesday's open workout session promoting his UFC 116 bout with Shane Carwin that something was different. It wasn't about the way he hit the mitts during a brief workout session or the way his physique has changed during his year away from competition, though there were those things, too. No, the big difference with Lesnar in contrast to previous pre-fight media sessions was the smile read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Shane Carwin was also recovering from illness when it was reported Monday that an ill UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had withdrawn from his bout with Carwin at UFC 106 on Nov. 21 in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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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? read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The UFC 131 heavyweight deck has been re-shuffled. With Brock Lesnar pulling out and Shane Carwin taking his place, the fallout has affected two other heavyweight bouts on the card with three big men debuting. Read More >> read news >>

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