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Brian Foster suffers brain hemorrhage

Updated: April 12, 2011, 6:34 PM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

Welterweight Brian Foster is out of his UFC 129 fight against Sean Pierson on April 30 because of a brain hemorrhage, the 27-year-old fighter announced Tuesday through his Twitter account.

An MRI required by the Ontario Athletic Commission 60 days prior to the bout revealed a damaged blood vessel, an injury Foster believes took place during a hard sparring session before the test.

"I was dealing with a really good boxer and he caught me with a left hook that rocked me a little ...

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