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  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ear Muffs! "Big Brown" isn't too happy with EA Sports for leaving him off the new UFC video game. If while scrolling through the heavyweight roster on the new EA Sports UFC video game, you perhaps caught yourself wondering why you can't choose Brendan Schuab as a playable character, you're not alone. "Big Brown" himself was baffled as to why he was left off the roster, but seems to think that the contract negotiations he was going through with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) while the game read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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This week marks the ten year anniversary of a unique moment in UFC history, home town fighter Frank Mir scored a huge upset over Tim Sylvia to capture the UFC heavyweight title, breaking his arm with an armbar in just 50 seconds. And at that time, fans had no understanding of what they had just seen and booed the ending. The night Frank Mir broke Tim Sylvia's forearm with an armbar to capture the UFC heavyweight championship - almost nobody understood watching understood what had happened.Watchi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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MMA is still a relatively new sport, and so looking back at past milestones often doesn’t involve too long of a lens. But it’s already been a decade since one of Bruce Buffer’s biggest in-cage regrets.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...) read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After running over Frank Mir in just 1:09 at UFC 65, an undefeated Brandon Vera claimed he was going to become the first fighter in UFC history to win both the heavyweight and light heavyweight titles. Neither prophecy came true. Wednesday, FOXSports.com broke the news that the UFC and the San Diego-based Vera have parted ways. In more than eight years with the company, Vera (12-7, 1 no-contest) compiled a record of 8-7 (1 NC). Vera was 8-0 after defeating Mir, with all eight of his victories fi read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today it's the finals: Kazushi Sakuraba vs Frank Mir to crown the BE's Baddest champion. Vote now! The Bronze medal match is done and walking home with the 3rd place honors will be #2 seed Fabricio Werdum. He takes out Shinya Aoki 40-31. Aoki, the overall #1 seed in the entire field, will have to settle for 4th place. Today, talk is over - it's time to crown a champion. Kazushi Sakuraba read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Frank Mir vs. #2 Fabricio Werdum. Vote now! The Cinderella story has come to and end. #7 seed Matt Hughes triumphed against the odds, taking out #2 Ronda Rousey and #3 Royce Gracie, but he could not topple the #1 seed. Frank Mir had little difficulty getting past Hughes and clinching the final spot in the Final 4. His opponent? Well, let's talk about that right now. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Frank Mir vs. #7 Matt Hughes. Vote now! The Emperor is dead. Long live the Emperor. In our third Elite 8 fight, #2 seed Fedor Emelianenko, the man chosen by you the Bloody Elbow readers as MMA's Greatest Fighter of All Time, was defeated. The dragon slayer this time was #1 Shinya Aoki. With that win, Aoki moves into the final 4 and a JMMA dream fight against Kazushi read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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MMAFighting.com spoke with Big Nog’s manager, who proposed a potential trilogy fight against Frank Mir. Merely hours removed from one of the most devastating losses of Antonio Nogueira's career, it is all but confirmed that the Brazilian legend will not be retiring from MMA competition. MMAfighting.com's Ariel Helwani spoke with Nogueira's manager shortly after the UFC Fight Night Abu Dhabi main event and learned that they are in interested in a potential trilogy fight against former UFC heavywe read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Frank Mir knocked out Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, then submitted "Minotauro" in their rematch. Now, the Brazilian wants to get one of those finishes back before calling it a career. There's just no easy way to say it: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira got KTFO in his fight against Roy Nelson earlier today (April 11, 2014) on Fight Pass in Abu Dhabi (more on that here). Following the loss, his second straight -- and the fifth time he's been finished since joining the ranks of Ultimate Fighting Championship read news >>

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