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Opinion: UK MMA is About to Take Over the UFC

On July 13, 2002, Ian “The Machine” Freeman entered the cage in the Royal Albert Hall for the UFC’s inaugural show in the UK as a local fan favorite. As the cage door closed, Freeman stood toe-to-toe with a young up-and-comer, Frank Mir, and was expected to be dominated. But Freeman was much tougher than anyone expected. In the build up to the biggest fight of his career, his...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brock Lesnar removed from UFC active roster

Brock Lesnar was reportedly removed from the UFC’s active roster as part of a roster purge on Friday.A Twitter account called UFC Fighters Info runs a webscript that produces notifications when UFC.com deletes fighters from its roster. Over 40 fighters were marked as deleted Friday. These can be fighters whose contract with the UFC expired, or ones who retired or are no longer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 10, 2017  |  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

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

Frank Mir Returns Against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva at UFC 184

Without a doubt, this is do-or-die time for former heavyweight champion Frank Mir (pictured). On Wednesday, it was announced Mir will be fighting for his UFC life against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 184. Staples Center in Los Angeles, California hosts the February 28 festivities. Mir is in the midst of a four-fight losing skid. Many thought the UFC would have cut Mir after...
Via 5thRound.com
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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