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Brock Lesnar talks about his poopgut

Every day I stuff my face with waffles and cold cuts and wonder if today is the day I throw a clot and die facedown on my keyboard (with a 50/50 chance of my pants being around my ankles). Between my diet and the fact that sitting is apparently deadlier than being a Nigerian prostitute, I have a few things to worry about. It doesn’t help that healthy bucks like Brock Lesnar are falling apart too. Here’s a bunch of quotes from MMA Junkie on his illness:

“It didn’t allow me to train to my full capabilities,” Lesnar admitted. “I was forced to make a decision to go back down to the doctor this week to figure out how far this thing was along. What it does is it drains my entire body down. Basically, you’ve got an infection in your stomach, and all my resources went to fight this problem instead of rebuilding what I tore down in the gym.

“It’s not as serious as last time. It just didn’t allow me to train for the way I needed to train for a No. 1 contenders’ bout.”

“I am forced with the decision to either have surgery or deal with this for the rest of my life,” Lesnar said. “A lot of things go through your mind as an athlete, especially myself. This is something that has been wearing on me for about a month now.

“I apologize to Junior Dos Santos and to Spike TV,” Lesnar said. “This is an unfortunate situation for me. I dodged a bullet about two years ago with diverticulitis, at that time now knowing what the problem was, and dodged a bullet by not having the surgery. Diverticulitis is an illness that never goes away. It’s something that I’ve dealt with since my first occurrence and have been battling with it. It’s just something that’s in your colon for the rest of your life.”

Fortunately for me, whatever deadly disease that lives in my colon is safely bottled up under several pounds of undigestable hotdog binding substances. Sure, the rest of my butt tract almost unravelled a few years ago, but as we can see from this Brock Lesnar story, stuff like that always goes away and never comes back.

  • nem0 says:

    My grandpa had diverticulitis.  He kept his shit together (pun totally intended) by not eating anything with nuts in it, as apparently the get caught in the weird gut-lining-pockets and cause flare ups and infections.  I don’t recall him having any issues with it once he locked in the right dietary requirements, but who the hell knows how diseases progress in different people.


    Anyway.  Figured that was totally useful info for everyone, obviously.

  • Mixed Martial Adam says:

    Something tells me that Brock is probably still eating at 75% meat diet, which may be better than the former 100% meat diet he was previously eating.

  • agentsmith says:

    ^ I figure his diet is 50% raw deer meat, 25% Jack Links, and 25% Coors Light.

  • Omomatta says:

    ^48% raw venison……….he started eating 2% Jimmy Johns due to sponsorship obligations.

  • FiveBoltMain says:

    nem0 sighting.

  • DJ ThunderElbows says:

    Nem0!  Awesome!

    I read in another article about his re-flare-up that it’s largely due to his high-performance training, whereas the average-activity  person would likely not get it again.

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