A relapse of Diverticulitis has forced The Baddest Dude on the Planet to pull out of the UFC 131 main event. A conference call has just started with UFC President Dana White and Former UFC, WWE, and NCAA Division I Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar in which the UFC 131 main event is being canceled. Brock Lesnar is being forced to pull out of the fight with Junior Dos Santos.
Shane Carwin will be moved up into the main event against Dos Santos, and the winner will face UFC Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez.
The Heyman Hustle is covering this story from all sides, with comments surely to come from Brock’s longtime friend and confidante Paul Heyman, with whom Brock wrote an autobiography, DeathClutch, which comes out May 24th. More on the book HERE.
Continuing coverage of Brock’s painful decision to pull out of the #1 Contenders’ Match vs Junior Dos Santos can be found HERE.