Found January 14, 2013 on
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Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir is generally used to being called out by ambitious heavyweight fighters. His crisp striking and ruthless submission game make him a noticeable target for any heavyweight interested in making a name for themselves or working their way into the upper echelon of the division. The latest heavyweight to campaign for an opportunity against Mir is Strikeforce Grand Prix champ Daniel Cormier, who is fresh off a second round stoppage win over Dion Starling at the Strikeforce finale.
Mir has agreed to meet Cormier in the Strikeforce cage back on November 3rd but a training injury forced him out of the bout. With his recovery close to 100% Mir is certainly interested in rescheduling the heavyweight match-up–this time in a UFC octagon.
“I’m hoping that Cormier has a very good outing against his opponent, who I can’t recall his name right now,” Mir told Heidi Fang at the MMA Awards, “The fact that we all don’t know his name very well, I’m assuming that mea...
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