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Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir knocks out Antonio Silva in 1st round of UFC bout in Brazil

Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir knocked out Antonio Silva in the 1st round of a UFC bout in Brazil.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
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 knocks Antonio Silva out in first, earns first win in years

Frank Mir made quick of his first opponent in over a year on Sunday night. The former two-time UFC heavyweight champion knocked Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva out in the first round of their Fight Night main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Mir became the ninth underdog fighter on Sunday's UFC event to pull out an unexpected win. Mir's return to the win column was truly a beating-the-odds...
Via Fox Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Mir Knocks Out Antonio Silva in First Round at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil

Antonio Silva was hoping to get back on the right side of the win column at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. Bigfoot's last win came over two years ago at UFC 156 when he knocked out Alistair Overeem. It was not going to come easy against a tough opponent like Frank Mir though.As luck would have it, he is going to have to wait till his next fight to win since Mir was able to score a...
Via FatManWriting
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir KO’s Antonio Silva In Under 2 Minutes At UFC Fight Night 61

Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir proved he’s still a threat tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 with a knockout victory against Antonio Silva in under two minutes. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. The two cautiously moving around each other with Mir occasionally pawing out with the jab. Mir lets go with a combination that backs up Silva...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Results

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. The action begins at around 5.30pm ET (10.30pm UK) with the main card going live at 8pm ET (1am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) Main Card: Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson Cezar Ferreira vs. Sam...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir’ Complete Betting Odds

There isn’t much hoopla surrounding today’s UFC Fight Night 61 card in Brazil, so why don’t we look at a way of making it far more interesting? Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir (pictured) is nearly a 2-1 underdog against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the show’s featured attraction. Silva, meanwhile, is almost a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to hand Mir his fifth straight...
Via 5thRound.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Weigh-In Results & Video

The weigh-ins have now taken place for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 61 event in Brazil and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Frank Mir (261) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Edson Barboza (156) vs. Michael Johnson (155) Sam Alvey (186) vs. Cezar Ferreira (185) Rustam Khabilov (156) vs. Adriano Martins (156) Iuri Alcantara...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir, Antonio Silva desperate for win at UFC Fight Night 61

For those that make their living as professional mixed martial artists, losing three consecutive fights is often career-suicide, and the mere mention of a losing streak is enough to spark financial panic. But every rule, unofficial or otherwise, has it’s exceptions, and in the main event of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 61, two of those exceptions will bring a total of seven straight...
Via Sports-Glory
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 61 takes place in Brazil on Sunday night and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights for you below. — Main Card: Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir This is a tricky fight to call as we’ve not got a clear indication of how these two heavyweights will perform without TRT. Both used it when it was legal to do so, but Mir hasn’t fought since it was banned by NSAC...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Main Card Predictions and Expectations For UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Mir

This Sunday in Porto Alegre, Brazil the UFC brings us a card sure to be filled with action!  Here are my thoughts on the main card, highlighted by Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva vs Former Champion, and submission specialist Frank Mir, and what is sure to be a fast-paced, action-packed brawl with Explosive striker Edson Barboza set to face heavy hitter Michael Johnson. Let's start from...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Mir Crystal Ball Predictions

This coming week's UFC action will take place on Sunday, from Brazil, as heavyweight contenders Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Frank Mir get after it in the main event. Check out our break down of that headlining fight, as well as the eleven others on the Fight Night bill! Antonio Silva (18-6) vs. Frank Mir (16-9) Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva has gone winless in his past three fights and...
Via Fox Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Favored Over Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 61

Frank Mir (pictured) has said his future in fighting won’t be determined by wins and losses, but by performances. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champion, the UFC cares deeply about victories and defeats. Mir is in the midst of a four-fight losing skid, and it might quickly become five. Mir is nearly a 2-1 underdog this Sunday against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Silva...
Via 5thRound.com
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Fight Card

The UFC are back in Brazil for a Sunday night event on February 22nd and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. Fronting the show is a heavyweight bout between Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and former champion Frank Mir who’s on very shaky ground at the moment in the UFC after suffering four losses in a row. In the co-main event current No.6 ranked lightweight Edson Barboza...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans Injured; Daniel Cormier vs Patrick Cummins Booked for UFC 170

Daniel Cormier 13-0 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record 13 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Frank Mir, Antonio Silva, Josh Barnett Patrick Cummins 4-0 MMA / UFC Debut 4 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Terrell Brown ————————————– UFC 170 February 22nd, 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada Mandalay Bay Events Center ————————————– Former Olympic medalist, Daniel...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Glover Teixeira Injured, Frank Mir Vs Antonio Silva Moves To UFC Fight Night 61

Glover Teixeira has suffered a knee injury in training that has nixed his UFC Fight Night 61 headline bout with Rashad Evans in Brazil on February 22nd. At this stage there’s no word on how long Teixeira will be out for and with few suitable opponents being available to fight on that date the UFC have not yet decided what to do with Evans. With that in mind the promotion have made...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Glover Teixeira injured, UFC moves Frank Mir vs Antonio Silva to UFC Fight Night 61

Rashad Evans is without a dancing partner for UFC Fight Night 61 on February 22nd in Porto Alegre, Brazil as Glover Teixeira injured his knee during training, and will be forced to withdraw from the main event bout. MMAFighting was first to report the news, stating that UFC opted to move the Frank Mir vs Antonio Silva fight from UFC 184 to UFC Fight Night 61 following Teixeira...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Vs Antonio Silva Announced For UFC 184

A heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has been announced for UFC 184 on February 28th in Los Angeles. By the time fight night arrives it’ll have been a year since Mir last set foot in the Octagon where he found himself on the wrong end of a unanimous decision against Alistair Overeem. That was the 35 year-old Mir’s fourth defeat in a row, having...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt looking to impress in upcoming slug-fest

Following a pair of unanimous-decision losses to fifth-ranked Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier in 2013, Roy Nelson entered his bout against fellow veteran Minotauro Nogueira on April 11th in desperate need of a win in order to stave-off a future filled with prelim-card appearances and a ticket out of the UFC. On the wrong side of 35 and out of favor with...
Via Sports-Glory
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

  Luke Irwin: 1. Floyd Mayweather: Put on a much more convincing performance this time around, as we all speculated that he would. Still the best in the world, unfortunately. 2. Andrei Arlovski: ONWARD TO VICTORY. The former champ is now on the radar after a quick and brutal KO of Bigfoot Silva. 3. Adriano Moraes: Guillotined Geje Eustaquio in the second round in the main event...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Medical Suspensions

Andrei Arlovski may have KO’d Antonio Silva in just 2.59mins at UFC Fight Night 51 this past weekend in Brazil, but he still managed to injure himself in the process. The official list of suspensions reveals that he damaged his wrist during the fight and that means he now potentially faces up to six months on the sidelines, though a doctor can clear him to fight again before that...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions unveiled: Several fighters could miss significant time

The UFC put on yet another stellar fight night card live from Brazil this past weekend. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in highlight reel fashion to a chorus of boos from the Brazilian fans in attendance rooting for Bigfoot. The UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions were unveiled today, and although Arlovski was the...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.) Scott Quigg defeated Stephane Jamoye [R3 TKO] Adriano Moraes defeated Geje Eustaquio [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise of the Kingdom] Caros Fodor defeated Vincent Latoel [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning Matchmaker: Stipe Miocic should be next for Andrei Arlovski

Andrei Arlovski stunned everyone with a first-round knockout of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. Should he get a serious contender fight next? Iuri Alcantara won an exciting unanimous decision over Russell Doane? What does the future hold for the unassuming bantamweight contender? Jessica Andrade destroyed top prospect Larissa Pacheco? Could she be close to a title shot? We'll try to answer...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva?

  We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Silva and Arlovski in the aftermath of their bout in Brasilia, Brazil. Andrei Arlovski He into the Main Event as the underdog, but Andrei ‘the Pitbull’ Arlovski silenced the crowd in Brasilia after he knocked out Silva just 2:59 into the first round...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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