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May 2011 MMA Recap: Brock Lesnar's Diverticulitis Returns, Zuffa Covers Health Insurance

Brock Lesnar announced he was out indefinitely, Jon Jones decided against surgery and Zuffa announced a new health insurance plan -- all in May 2011.

Brock Lesnar Announces 'I'm Back!' - 100% Healthy and Wants to be Champion Again

Video - Brock Lesnar talks about his recovery and his plans for the future including another run at the UFC Heavyweight Championship. Read more at Bloody Elbow.

Brock Lesnar's Future in MMA Uncertain Following News of Illness

Yesterday, the UFC announced that Brock Lesnar was once again suffering from diverticulitis, the swelling of abnormal pouches called diverticulum in the intestinal wall, and would be forced to withdraw from a showdown with Junior dos Santos in order to get healthy.

Brock Lesnar's Career Wasn't the Only Thing in Jeopardy

According to a board-certified physician, UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar's illness nearly cost him his career, quality of life and almost his very existence.

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