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Frank Mir is back on winning track after an impressive first-round TKO victory over Antonio Silva last Sunday in Brazil. Now he keeps calling for a rubber match against WWE star Brock Lesnar and makes a few bold statements in the process. Frank Mir and Brock Lesnar have a lot of history together. Mir welcomed the former WWE champion in the UFC at UFC 81 in 2008, where he submitted him with a kneebar after taking a considerable beating. In their second encounter at UFC 100 one year later, Lesnar read news >>

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"I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now. I think that on the ground and stuff, I've worked with Ricky Lundell and stuff a lot and learned how to nullify the wrestling. I wrestled three rounds with Daniel Cormier who's an Olympic level wrestler and he had a difficult time taking me down. I think that Lesnar would really have to throw caution to the wind and really rush through and I don't think that he's gotten any better at wanting to take punches. The jab-hook combination that I landed read news >>

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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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Isn't it wild what a win will do for you? Riding a four-fight losing streak and facing what effectively amounted to a win-or-retire match against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night 61, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir survived to live another day, toppling the Brazilian giant in less than two minutes this past Sunday to stave off retirement and score his first victory in over three years. Now he's already planning his next move. According to manager Malki Kawa, Mir, 35, hopes to com read news >>

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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 >>

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Heading into UFC Fight Night 61 with four consecutive losses, Frank Mir needed a win over Antonio Silva in a big way on Sunday. The UFC has kept other fighters around following five defeats in a row; however, given his age and the fact that he doesn't have anything left to prove, Mir may have seen his MMA career come to an end in the event of a loss on Sunday. Fortunately, Mir was able to avoid that situation. With a left hook less than two minutes in, Mir floored Silva and scored his first knoc 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 >>

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For the latest on Frank Mir’s stat sheet, as well as other notable stats to come out of the UFC’s first event in Brazil in 2015, check out 40 post-fight facts about UFC Fight Night 61.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Frank Mir, Sam Alvey, Matt Dwyer, and Marion Reneau win the performance bonuses for Fight Night Porto Alegre. read news >>

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Frank Mir knocked out Antonio Silva in 100 seconds on Sunday night in Brazil. But is his quick win sign of a resurgence, or just a delay in his descent? It’s the question every aging former champ faces, and there are few reliable answers.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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It's a long shot. Anything involving Brock Lesnar and MMA is a long shot. But stranger things have happened, and it sounds like Frank Mir is ready to get strange. After knocking out fellow heavyweight Antonio Silva in the first round of Sunday night's UFC Fight Night 61 main event, Mir said at the post-fight news conference that he would "absolutely" be open to a rubber match. "Absolutely, I think it would be a huge, big fight, and I think it would put my name even higher up. I think a rubber ma read news >>

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Frank Mir did himself a huge favor with his first-round victory over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 61. Not only did he end a four-year losing streak, but he put himself in a position to earn another large payday from the UFC. This win creates a buzz for a rematch against one Brock Lesnar. However, the question remains as to whether the fanbase would be interested and if Lesnar is even going to return to the sport. The MMA media wasted no time in asking if Mir would be interested in read news >>

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UFC Fight Night 61 is in the books. The results are as follows: Frank Mir defeats Antonio Silva by KO at 1:40 of the first round Michael Johnson defeats Edson Barboza by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) Sam Alvey defeats Cezar Ferrieira by KO at 3:34 of the first round Adriano Martins defeats Rustam Khabilov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Frankie Saenz defeats Irui Alcantara by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Santiago Ponzinibbio defeats Sean Strickland by unanimous dec read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Frank Mir got back into the win column last Sunday night (Feb. 22, 2015) by stepping on Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Brazil (replay). The upset victory snapped a four-fight losing streak and put Mir right back into the thick of things. Well, sort of. With title contention many moons away, the 35-year-old grappler can instead focus on feature fights, like a potential rubber match against a certain WWE wrestler who continues to surf read news >>

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