Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva To Undergo Surgery For Pituitary Gland Tumor

After a rough loss to Andrei Arlovski, there are even rougher waters ahead for Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva.

The former UFC heavyweight title contender, traveled to Sao Paulo after his UFC Fight Night 51 bout with Andrei Arlovski, and is scheduled to undergo surgery today to remove a pituitary gland tumor that has reemerged.

“I should leave the hospital [next] Monday,” Silva told “Bigfoot”, who suffers from acromegaly, has no timetable for his return to the cages.

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