Brock Lesnar Will Return To "The Top Of His Game Real Quick" posted by Colin Linneweber
The trainer of current UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar said last week that his fighter is “definitely coming back” to scrap in the octagon.
“Brock Lesnar is definitely coming back to fight,” Lesnar’s head trainer Greg Nelson stated in an interview with ESPN.com’s MMA Live. “He’s just kind of coming up slowly, training, trying to get his body ready and being smart with his recovery.”
Lesnar (4-1), a former three-time WWE champion who played for the Minnesota Vikings during the preseason in 2004, has not fought since he successfully defended his title versus Frank Mir (13-4) by TKO (strikes) last July in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lesnar was scheduled to matchup with Shane Carwin (11-0) at UFC 108 before the champion cancelled the bout due to a previously undisclosed illness.
It was later revealed that Lesnar, 32, had suffered from mononucleosis and an intestinal disorder called diverticulitis.
The disorder badly damaged Lesnar’s intestine and he was forced to undergo surgery November 16.
“Lesnar’s not well and he’s not going to be getting well anytime soon,” UFC President Dana White enigmatically said at a post-fight conference days before his titlist went under the knife.
Lesnar is expected to speak publicly about his illness at a press conference in Las Vegas for the first time sometime this week.
“He’s been going into the doctor and making sure everything is going well for him and he’ll continue to go in for a couple more tests to make sure he is 100 percent ready to train when he starts up,” Nelson said. “He still has a few more things to go through.”Continue reading "Brock Lesnar Will Return To "The ..."