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Chris Jericho recently published an autobiography, containing a fascinating story about Vince McMahon and Frank Shamrock, and the night they almost went at it. The worlds of pro wrestling and MMA have clashed time and time again in the short, 20 year history of our sport. A few athletes have transitioned between one and the other. Dan Severn, Ken Shamrock, Bobby Lashley, and of course, Brock Lesnar. Strangely enough, however, this story comes not through an MMA fighter turned pro-wrestler, but t read news >>

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Assuming "Big Nog" is busy. Can't we give it one more try? Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Brock Lesnar is busy doing his thing over in WWE, but for some reason, keeps getting called out by mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters (like this guy) who've already defeated him. Add Frank Mir's name to that list. "I think that [Lesnar's] come back would be good for MMA," Mir told Combate (via Bloody Elbow). "He's still popular, people know who he is and he brings attention. read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has unfinished business with Brock Lesnar. The pair were pivotal to the sport's boom period highlighted by UFC 100 in 2009. With Lesnar's help, Mir believes he can recapture some of that momentum despite riding an 0-4 skid since 2012. "I think that [Lesnar's] come back would be good for MMA," Mir told Combate (via Bloody Elbow). "He's still popular, people know who he is and he brings attention. We are tied with one win each. I would enjoy a rubber match read news >>

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Mir said that he would like to "welcome" Lesnar back to the octagon and confessed that he felt bad about breaking Nogueira's arm. Aside from a possible third fight with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Frank Mir eyes a potential trilogy fight with Brock Lesnar, who, once again, is speculated to return to the octagon. Both of the former Heavyweight champions have one win against each other and they could settle their score in a third fight. In an interview to Combate.com, Mir praised "Minotauro" and off read news >>

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Here's how (and when) you can get your UFC Fight Night 57 tickets, which (potentially) features a No. 1 Featherweight title contender eliminator match in the main event, before they're gone for good. Tickets for UFC Fight Night 57, which is set to go down inside Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on Nov. 22, 2014, will go on sale to the general public this Friday (Oct. 17, 2014) at 10 a.m. CT. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Club members and UFC Newsletter subscribers, naturally, wi read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Grillo talked about returning to the mixed martial arts (MMA) genre for the first time since 2011's "Warrior," working with Greg Jackson and Joe Stevenson, the legitimacy of Nick Jonas being in the series, and the upswing of his career in the last few years. It has been over three years since seasoned actor Frank Grillo played coach Frank Campagna in the 2011 movie "Warrior" alongside Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, and Nick Nolte (nominated for a "Best Supporting Actor" Oscar). His character was a de read news >>

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Actor Frank Grillo brings a lifetime of martial arts experience to the new DirectTV Audience Network MMA-backdropped drama "Kingdom," which premieres Wednesday night. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Who's ready for part three? Sounds like Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who is still "choking" about his loss to Frank Mir back in late 2011. That's when "Minotauro" had his arm crushed like a bag of potato chips, despite handling the former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) coach in the stand up. Nog talks to Globo (via Bloody Elbow): "I'm 'choking' about his last win. I want to fight against him again, for sure, face him and impose my pace. I want this bout for 2015, this is my plan. What would he have to gain read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Big Nog wants one more crack at Frank Mir. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira can't forget his feud with Frank Mir, who already beat "Minotauro" two times. However, the possibility of ending his career having at least one victory over his rival is a big motivator for Big Nog. He asked for a third shot at Mir before his retirement in an interview for Globo. "I'm 'choking' about his last win. I want to fight against him again, for sure, face him and impose my pace. I want this bout for 2015, this is my plan read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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On the 15th anniversary of UFC 22, Frank Shamrock remembers the greatest fight of his career, his victory over Tito Ortiz. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been rather quiet since his last fight, leaving us all in the dark about what the next step will be in his career. read news >>

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