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Frank Mir talks about stepping in to challenge Junior dos Santos at UFC 146 and what he thinks about Alistair Overeem's drug test situation and if he deserves a second chance. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Em read news >>

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In light of Alistair Overeem's positive drug test result reported on Wednesday, former UFC champion Frank Mir is ready and willing to step in for him against Junior dos Santos. read news >>

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Reached for comment following news that UFC 146 headliner Alistair Overeem had registered elevated levels of testosterone on a pre-fight drug test - and that his title-fight slot might be up for grabs - Frank Mir had two words. "Oh, cool," he told MMAjunkie.com. Obviously, it was news to him, but the ex-champ quickly thew his hat into the ring. read news >>

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The former champ will face Junior dos Santos at UFC 146, and it will mark the fourth time Mir has fought for a title. read news >>

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Frank Mir is slated to face fellow former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a No. 1 contender’s bout on May 26 at UFC 146 in Las Vegas, but in light of current challenger Alistair Overeem’s positive drug test result for elevated levels of testosterone, Mir may get a shot a little sooner than expected. Mir had hoped to defeat Velasquez and then six or eight months down the road get a shot at the winner between current champion Junior dos Santos and Overeem, who were to fight on the same read news >>

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Frank Mir is slated to face fellow former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a No. 1 contender’s bout on May 26 at UFC 146 in Las Vegas, but in light of current challenger Alistair Overeem’s positive drug test result for elevated levels of testosterone, Mir may get a shot a little sooner than expected. Mir had hoped to defeat Velasquez and then six or eight months down the road get a shot at the winner between current champion Junior dos Santos and Overeem, who were to fight on the same read news >>

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Frank Mir of course knew that he could, and most likely would, replace Alistair Overeem in a title bout against champ Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146. But until it was official, he could only imagine. "When you're sitting there thinking late at night, there's thousands of different scenarios that play out," Mir today told MMAjunkie.com. read news >>

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Alistair Overeem will get his day in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission next week, but UFC officials aren't waiting around. UFC president Dana White announced late Friday night that Overeem has been pulled from the main event of UFC 146, and Frank Mir will now face Junior Dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight title. Mir was originally expected to face Cain Velasquez. White did not immediately reveal if Velasquez will receive a new opponent. read news >>

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Just days before Alistair Overeem goes before the NSAC, UFC president Dana White announced that Frank Mir will take his place against Junior dos Santos UFC 146. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • Stum read news >>

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Mark Hunt is flattered there's a Twitter campaign to get him a title fight with Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146. To clear things up, he hasn't been asked and is pretty sure he won't get the opportunity. But hey, it's a nice idea. "Yeah, I don't think I'll get that call," he today told MMAjunkie.com of the possible vacancy on the May 26 pay-per-view card. "But there's a good rally. I've got about 300 followers now on Twitter, which is pretty cool." read news >>

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Knowing he has to get past Cain Velasquez at UFC 146 first, Frank Mir appreciates that me may get another shot at the belt he used to wear. read news >>

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Travis Browne is one step away from a heavyweight title shot, but before he squares off with Fabricio Werdum at UFC on Fox 11, check out his come from behind knockout of Alistair Overeem. read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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When Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem fought each other at UFC 169, fans might as well have dubbed it a "loser leaves town match." But it seems like the man who lost, Mir, isn't leaving the UFC anytime soon. Mir's manager, Malki Kawa, spoke with Fox Sports about what the former UFC heavyweight champion has been up to since the UFC 169 loss. "He's just taking time off," Kawa said. "He's taking a little bit of time and we'll figure out what his next fight is going to be, and what he's going to do ne read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Mir has competed every year since his 2006 return and could probably use a break. Talk about a rough couple of years. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir has dropped four consecutive mixed martial arts (MMA) fights, including a lopsided unanimous decision loss to Alistair Overeem at the UFC 169 pay-per-view (PPV) event earlier this year in New Jersey. "The Reem" out-struck Mir 139-5. Following his defeat in "Dirty Jersey," UFC President Dana White refused t read news >>

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