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  • 2 years ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is temporarily leaving the octagon in favor of a Strikeforce cage. USA TODAY Sports confirmed that Mir has agreed to meet Strikeforce grand prix winner and former two-time Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier at a yet-to-be-announced Strikeforce event expected to take place in late October. "Cormier is one of the best heavyweights in the world," UFC president Dana White said."He just won the grand prix and beat Josh Barnett. He needs to fight oppo read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Officials have confirmed the UFC's Frank Mir is out of a cross-promotion fight with Strikeforce heavyweight Daniel Cormier. MMAjunkie.com initially passed along news of the change late Tuesday. As we reported, Mir suffered a knee injury, according to officials. A replacement search is underway and Cormier will remain on the Nov. 3 Strikeforce card. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) will not fight Daniel Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 SF), as it turns out. An undisclosed injury has forced the ex-UFC champ to withdraw from "Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir," which takes place Nov. 3 at Chesapeake Energy Center in Oklahoma City, Okla., and airs live on Showtime and Showtime Extreme. MMAjunkie.com (mmajunkie.com) confirmed the news on Tuesday night with a source close to the promotion following an initial report from news show Sports Rage.  read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Undefeated Strikeforce heavyweight and former Oklahoma State University wrestler Daniel Cormier will enjoy a bit of home-field advantage against UFC import Frank Mir. USA TODAY Sports has learned from sources close to the event that Cormier and Mir's three-round crossover bout will headline a Nov. 3 Strikeforce card at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The evening's main card airs on Showtime (10 p.m. ET/PT) following prelims on Showtime Extreme (8 p.m.). read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix champ Daniel Cormier heard that he was going to be fighting ex-UFC champ Tim Sylvia, and then heard he wasn't. Then he decided to forget about it. Fighting Frank Mir wasn't even on his radar. But now that it's a reality, Cormier on Thursday told MMAjunkie.com Radio that an important precedent has been set. read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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Daniel Cormier will make his light heavyweight debut at UFC 170 on Feb. 22 against Patrick Cummins. Take a look back at his UFC on Fox 7 win over former heavyweight titleholder Frank Mir. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC on FOX 7 Highlights Video: Daniel Cormier vs. Frank Mir read news >>

  • a year ago
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Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion, Daniel Cormier was able to dictate Frank Mir winning his UFC debut at UFC on Fox 7 on Saturday night. read news >>

  • a year ago
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It wasn't very pretty, but it was effective for Daniel Cormier. Making his UFC debut, Cormier used an effective clinch game to wear Frank Mir down en route to a unanimous decision. Watch the video highlights inside. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A fight against Jon Jones may await, but Cormier has blinders on ahead of his Octagon debut. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet former UFC Champ Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) on April 20 on FOX in San Jose, California. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) talks UFC on FOX fight with Daniel Cormier (11-0 MMA), says Junior Dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) is best boxer in MMA and more read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White believes Daniel Cormier will drop down to the light heavyweight division following his UFC on Fox 7 fight with Frank Mir. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Daniel Cormier will receive his wish for his first UFC fight as he will face former heavyweight champion Frank Mir at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20 in San Jose. read news >>

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