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Depends. Frank Mir has been asked to head south for the winter to headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Sun., Feb. 22, 2015 on FOX Sports 1, which takes place inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. But despite four consecutive losses, Mir won't call this a do-or-die situation. That's because his performance will dictate his future, as a great fight -- even in defeat -- won't be enough to prompt him to retire. But if he gets cl read news >>

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The former UFC Heavyweight champion said that he is honored to fight in the birthplace of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wants to use his ground skills to win. Frank Mir is aware of the urgency for a win in the UFC after four losses in a row and he'll have his opportunity on February 22, in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot, versus Antonio Silva. The former UFC Heavyweight champion told Globo that he plans to stop this bad streak using his ground game. "My training is going well, I hav read news >>

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BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch reviews middleweight wrestling champion and professional boxer Frank Lewis' treatise on self defense, entitled The New Science: Weaponless Defence, first published in 1906. Welcome, ladies and gentleman, to Connor's library--er, that is . . . my library. As a former student of history I have a fondness for all sorts of old and dusty texts--that and blank notebooks--but I am particularly interested in classic fighting books. There are many, many manuals, t read news >>

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Tune in Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. EST, for a special Knockout Radio LIVE from CES in Las Vegas with former UFC fighter Frank Trigg, Hardcore Pawn's Seth Gold, and insider Oliver Copp. read news >>

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A Glover Teixeira knee injury has resulted in some shuffling and a new UFC Fight Night 61 main event. On Wednesday, MMAFighting.com reported that Teixeira has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Rashad Evans, which was expected to headline UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. To ease the blow to the event, the UFC decided to move a heavyweight matchup between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva up by six days to serve as the new main attraction. Mir and Silva were previously book read news >>

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A knee injury has forced Glover Teixeira out of his February 22nd main event against former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. The UFC has already found its new main event. We're only one week into 2015, and we've already lost two UFC main events due to injury. Recent light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre appearance vs. Rashad Evans after suffering a knee injury. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reports that in its place read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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I see the injury bug is finally back from his holiday break. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight slugger Glover Teixeira has been injured and forced to withdraw from his Rashad Evans fight, scheduled for UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22, 2015 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. MMA Fighting brought word of the line up change on Wednesday. With just over a month until fight night, "Suga" will bow out of the FOX Sports 1 event and await further o read news >>

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The Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir heavyweight fight, originally scheduled for Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, has been moved to Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, UFC president Dana White confirmed with MMAFighting.com. According to White, the reason for the switch was because Glover Teixeira, who was scheduled to fight Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61, injured his knee and has been forced to withdraw from the fight. Teixeira's manager, Ed Soares, said the former light-heavyweight conten read news >>

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It wasn't the ending former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia had envisioned for himself, but what he can do? He's being told this is the end. If he wants to fight it, it'll cost time and money and well, he just doesn't have the energy for that. "To tell you the truth, I'm getting old, man," Sylvia told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. Sylvia was set to face Juliano Coutinho on Saturday's Reality Fighting 53 card at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncassville, Connecticut. After weighing in, h read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Green Ranger, Jason David Frank says CM Punk is lying about not knowing of him and his challenge, and thinks he may be scared. Shortly after CM Punk signed with the UFC, the talk has been on who would they match up against the inexperienced WWE star. I've recently made my case and gave 5 reasons why the UFC should book the Green Ranger, Jason David Frank vs. CM Punk, and it really wouldn't be as crazy as it sounds. Phil Brooks was recently asked about this potential bout, and the pro-wrestli read news >>

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The former UFC light heavyweight champion shared some thoughts recently on Mickey Rourke's return to boxing, how the actor borrowed one of his in-cage antics for "The Wrestler" and then shared a story from when he accompanied Rourke to WrestleMania 25. Mickey Rourke told Frank Shamrock he was going to box again over a year ago, while getting in shape to play Gareth Thomas in a biopic about the gay Welsh rugby player. The former champion teased his Hollywood friend about it, but when he saw him s read news >>

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Frank Mir did not take his decision to come back lightly. After a unanimous decision loss to Alistair Overeem in February, the former UFC heavyweight champion gave himself plenty of time before he came to the conclusion that he would return to fighting. Mir, who has lost four straight, told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that he did consider retirement for a time. "I did if I wasn't able to have a proper offseason and see where I could get my body's level of fitness up to," Mi read news >>

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Pro-Wrestler vs. Power Ranger? Anton Tabuena gives five reasons why he thinks the UFC should book CM Punk vs. Jason David Frank. One of the main talking points about CM Punk's signing has been who the UFC will put him up against. Several established fighters across multiple divisions have called out the former pro-wrestler, but Dana White has suggested that he will instead be brought up slowly and matched against fighters with similar experience. While there will obviously be a lack of marketabl read news >>

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Frank Mir looks ahead to his return to the UFC next year against Antonio Silva. read news >>

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