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  • 13 days ago
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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 >>

  • 13 days ago
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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 >>

  • 14 days ago
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A look at the biggest and most interesting MMA stories from October 16, 2014, including an op-ed by Fallon Fox, Frank Mir wanting another shot at Brock Lesnar, War Machine attempting suicide and more. Bloody Wraps is a nightly recap of the day's biggest or most interesting stories in the world of MMA. Fallon Fox wrote a guest post for the site today that went into detail on what she feels is a transphobic culture that has kept her out of any reputable women's MMA rankings and, seemingly in turn, read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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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 >>

  • 29 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 >>

  • 29 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Good thing Brendan Schaub has no trouble finding opponents. Despite being called out by "Big Brown," former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no closer to making his Octagon return, following a dreadful performance against Alistair Overeem earlier this year in Newark, New Jersey. In fact, there's a chance he may not return at all. "I really don't know," Mir (16-9) told MMA Fight Corner. "I'm kind of just taking time off and weighing that out. That's a decisio read news >>

  • a month ago
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Frank Mir suggested that he would fight Big Nog for the third time but it depends on the approval of the UFC. Former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir has accepted a challenge to conclude his trilogy with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who wants one more fight against his long time rival for before retirement. Coming off four straight losses, Mir told Globo.com that with two wins against "Minotauro" and the likelihood that the fight will be in Brazil aren't issues for him but the UFC would still nee read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Frank Mir was known in the early days of his UFC career for his stunning submissions against many of the old guard. Case in point, check out this submission victory over Tank Abbott at UFC 41. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC heavyweight, Brendan Schaub is not happy with EA Sports snub in new UFC game; also calls out Frank Mir. EA Sports, the makers of the new UFC video game, have snubbed one of the premiere fighters of the organization. In a game where they have non UFC fighters (Bruce Lee) available as playable characters, Brendan Schaub has been passed over as though he were Leonardo DiCaprio at the Academy Awards. The slight has not gone unnoticed by Big Brown, who believes that one of two reasons may be at w read news >>

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