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Hunt promises to knock Lesnar out if fight goes past first round

Mark Hunt sums up his fight against Brock Lesnar this Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 200 succinctly. “If he can’t get me down in the first round, he’s getting knocked out,” Hunt said. In 2009, when Lesnar was the UFC heavyweight champion and the most intimidating man in MMA, Hunt’s confidence would’ve seemed delusional. At that time, Hunt had not won a fight in...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir still interested in third fight with Brock Lesnar

Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir is definitely interested in a third fight with Brock Lesnar, even if he has to wait two more years for it to happen.Mir and Lesnar have faced off twice with the series split at one win a piece, and a third bout between the two rivals has been bantered about for several years.Now, Lesnar is poised to return at UFC 200 in a fight against Mark Hunt...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Denies PED Use Following ‘Potential’ Violation Notification

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (pictured) was notified Friday by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the third party organization the UFC hired in July to conduct year-round drug testing, of a “potential” violation on March 19th’s fight night drug test. Mir was knocked out by Mark Hunt in the opening round at UFC Fight Night 85, which took place Brisbane, Australia...
Via 5thRound.com
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Mir has been notified of potential USADA violation

Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir is the latest competitor to come up on the wrong end of the ongoing battle against doping in the UFC. The following statement was just released by UFC officials moments ago: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Frank Mir of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an in-competition...
Via Fight Booth
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Ready To Keep ‘Hunting Lions’ At UFC Fight Night Brisbane

Frank Mir has been in the fight game over 15 years, and the former UFC heavyweight champion has had several career highs — like headlining the historic UFC 100 against Brock Lesnar — and lows, like when he vacated his belt after a motorcycle accident that nearly ended his career. Listening to Mir speak, one comes away with the impression that he has nothing left to prove to anyone...
Via NESN.com
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Why Frank Mir should stay Retired

Frank Mir just can’t get enough now can he? After having lost by unanimous decision to Andre Arlovski at UFC 191, Mir fully heartedly believes that he won the fight. Now Mir is lobbying for a rematch to crown a true victor. Speaking to to Chael Sonnen on his podcast he said, “I think it was a close fight. I don’t think it was one-sided.” Continuing his conversation with...
Via isportsweb.com
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Porto Alegre Highlight: Frank Mir slays ‘Bigfoot’

Watching it live it almost looked fixed. Frank Mir hits the 6 ft 4 in giant Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva with a little jab and he drops like a sack of potatoes. Mir follows it up with some more lefts hands and right elbows and Silva is out; referee Mario Yamaskai is forced to wave off the contest. Then we saw the replay. Mir’s stand up game has never been his strong suit. During...
Via Fight Booth
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir KO’s Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva at UFC Fight Night 61 (Video Highlights)

Having dropped four straight scraps, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir (pictured) was fighting for his UFC life Sunday against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Mir came out calm, cool and collected. Oh, and he also came out firing. Mir proved that once again, speed kills. He dropped the Brazilian with a left and proceeded to give him the business on the mat. Silva is now 0-3-1...
Via 5thRound.com
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Results: Frank Mir Downs Antonio Silva In Knockout

Frank Mir is back and better than ever. After four consecutive losses, the two-time UFC heavyweight champion bounced back in a big way by knocking out Antonio Silva just 100 seconds into Sunday’s UFC Fight Night main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Prior to Sunday, Mir hadn’t won since December 2011. “This is me,” Mir said, via UFC.com. “I took time off, I rested. I’m...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir On His Recent Losses, Taking A Break From MMA & UFC Fight Night 61

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir recently spoke with UFC.com about his upcoming fight with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 61. There are some gems in this piece. Check out the highlights down below.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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