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It would appear that the first genuine UFC vs. Strikeforce has been signed. Frank Mir will be making a one-night only appearance on Showtime to fight heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier in one of the most intriguing fights of 2012.
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will step into the Strikeforce cage for one time only to take on the undefeated Daniel Cormier. The news was initially reported yesterday by USA Today and later confirmed by UFC officials on Thursday.
Cormier (10-0), an Olympic wrestler, has evolved quickly as a mixed martial artist with a much improved stand-up game. He won the Strikeforce...
In a surprising twist, Frank Mir (Pictured) has volunteered to temporarily transition to Strikeforce to face Daniel Cormier in the final heavyweight fight in the promotion’s history.
“There has been a lot of speculation as to who Cormier would fight next, and this is the fight that makes the most sense,” UFC president Dana White told USAToday. “The reality is, Cormier is...
Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier finally has an opponent for his next Strikeforce fight and it’s none other than former UFC heavyweight champion, Frank Mir. USA Today was the first to confirm the news with UFC and Strikeforce officials. UFC president Dana White spoke to USA Today and had this to say, “There has been a lot of speculation as to who...
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Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir
When: October or November, 2012
How: Showtime Extreme and Showtime
Frank Mir vs. Daniel Cormier (Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix champion)