A victorious Frank Mir at UFC 81

Frank Mir has worn the UFC heavyweight championship belt around his waist, only, at the time, he believes he was too young and things were too hectic for him to truly have a chance to reflect on what he had.

He’s fought for the belt, or at least an interim version of it, several times in his career, and he’s currently on the cusp of a title shot once again. All he has to do is get past Cain Velasquez at UFC 146 in May. That’s no small task, for sure, as Velasquez is the type of fighter that Mir has had trouble with in the past.

“Wrestling is one of the things I have the hardest time with,” said Mir on Tuesday, who had trouble against the likes of Shane Carwin and Brock Lesnar, both solid wrestlers. “So it’s always going to be an issue and it’s something for me to constantly work on and improve on in the gym.”

But that only takes Mir to where is currently is in his career, which is a point where he can sit back and enjoy the ride, including the challenge of such obstacles as Cain Velasquez.

Check out what else Frank Mir had to say at Tuesday’s UFC 146 press conference in Las Vegas…

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Phil Davis Has to Get Past King Mo First, but His Eyes are on the Bellator Belt

  • 19 days ago
  • 10 views

Phil Davis has a tough fight in King Mo Lawal ahead of him at Bellator 154 on Saturday night, but he can't help but shift his eyes towards the Bellator belt. read news >>

Cain Velasquez: I’m the Best in the Division; I Just Need to Stay Healthy (Video)

  • 8 days ago
  • 80 views

Cain Velasquez addressed injuries and staying healthy, maintaining that, when he is healthy, he is the best fighter the UFC heavyweight division has to offer. read news >>

UFC Gold Couldn't Possibly Define Michael Bisping's Career

  • 3 days ago
  • 8 views

Imagine you work your whole life for a dream. To reach it, you have to compete against people taking shortcuts. Imagine those shortcuts lead them ahead of you. Imagine that dream falls away, likely n read news >>

With Bellator Contract on the Line, Bobby Brents Sees Right Through Shamrock FC Opponent

  • 3 days ago
  • 5 views

Bobby Brents isn't looking past Shamrock FC opponent Bubba Grant, but he sees right through him with an eye on a Bellator contract. read news >>