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Fresh off his stoppage win over Antonio Silva Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is looking for a pair of trilogy fights. Mir mentioned a potential bout with fellow former champion Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira at the event's post-fight press conference, but it sounds like a rubber match with Brock Lesnar is much higher up on his wish list. "I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now," Mir told The Fight Corner. "I think that on the ground and stuff, I've w read news >>

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FOX Sports 1 was the No. 1 ad-supported cable sports network in prime time on Sunday night, according to Nielsen, driven by UFC Bigfoot vs. Mir. read news >>

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While Antonio Silva continued his drop down the UFC heavyweight rankings, a pair of unlikely winners from Sunday's Fight Night in Porto Alegre found themselves in the top 15. The wave of underdog wins at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir shook up the latest rankings in a big way. Antonio Silva is no longer a top 10 heavyweight, while Marion Reneau is a top 10 women's bantamweight and Frankie Saenz is top 15 in men's bantamweight. Michael Johnson went from outside the top 10 of lightweight to just read news >>

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I'm a reasonable guy. But, I've just experienced some very unreasonable things.* No, really. I like to think of myself as a reasonable guy. I'm pragmatic. I try not to get too deep into hype (lets just drop the whole Erokhin thing, alright) and I try not to get too dismissive of guys just because they've lost a few bouts here and there. Sometimes that doesn't work. Sometimes for the sake of hyperbole I play up small differences to the end of a decisive opinion. After all, what's the fun of pre-f read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Looking back at UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs Mir, trying to find some patterns, and talking about facing the hard calculus of a life and a career After Antonio Silva was knocked out by Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is it time for Bigfoot to retire? "If X is less than the cost of a recall..." If you've seen the movie Fight Club, you might remember a bit where the narrator discusses the car company he works for. It's a film that you tend to come across as an impression read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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A rare Sunday event for the UFC resulted in solid viewership for the Porto Alegre, Brazil card on Fox Sports 1. The ratings are in for UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir, and they're surprisingly good. According to The MMA Report's Jason Floyd, the main card averaged 1.2 million viewers, an increase from the 913,000 average from the previous weekend's Henderson vs. Thatch show in Broomfield. It's the 5th highest rated Fight Night card in FS1's short history. The ratings breakdown also revealed tha read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 61, which went down this past weekend (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. For complete "Bigfoot vs. Mir" results and play-by-play click here. Here's what the rest of the field looks like courtesy of UFC.com Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked). POUND-FOR-POUND1 Jon Jones 2 Jose Aldo 3 Demetrious Johnson 4 Chris read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Antonio Silva’s quick knockout loss to Frank Mir will force him out of action for two months. "Bigfoot" lasted 100 seconds against the former two-time heavyweight champion in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Sunday night, and was handed a 60-day suspension from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA). The quick loss in Brazil marked the fifth time in the past eight bouts that Silva has been defeated by knockout. Prior to the bout with Mir, "Bigfoot" was sto read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot has been a night of upsets. Luckily, none of the failing favorites took too much punishment. No fighter from the card has been suspended for more than two months. On Monday, one night after UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot, the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission released the full list of medical suspensions. Every fighter on the card has to stay off the cage for at least 14 days, but none longer than 60 days. Not even main eventer Antonio Silva or Brazilian welter read news >>

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Henri Hooft isn't much of a strategist, but he and Michael Johnson found a way to force their tactical mindset on Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Porto Alegre. Last week, Patrick Wyman and I were discussing UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson on my podcast Heavy Hands. In addition to Johnson's footwork and rhythm, both instrumental aspects of his game, we got to talking about the man behind the fighter, Dutch trainer Henri Hooft. Like fighters, trainers have styles--unique ways o read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Now that UFC Fight Night 61 is in the books, it’s time to commence MMAjunkie’s “Three Stars” ceremony.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 61 last night in Brazil. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC Fight Night 61, which took place last night (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. And the sentences weren't too bad, considering th read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UFC Fight Night 61 (UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot) results are in the books. It was a tremendous night of upsets. We'll talk about them, who the Fighter of the Card is and much more. We'll also talk about boxing's Gennady Golovkin vs. Martin Murray plus a bout and prospect from BAMMA 18. We even take a look at the upcoming UFC 184, Invicta 11 and Bellator 134 fight cards. This is episode 11 of the Monday Morning Analyst. read news >>

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The UFC's first trip to Brazil in 2015 will be remembered as a night of memorable upsets. Underdogs made statements with notable upsets in every fight but the night's first at UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir, including 37-year-old Marion Reneau, who submitted 10th-ranked women's featherweight Jessica Andrade on Sunday. In the same vein, a large group of favorites, like eighth-ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara, got knocked down a few pegs after suffering disappointing defeats. Although the p read news >>

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