- 7 years ago
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Despite suffering a first-round submission loss to Frank Mir on Saturday, Brock Lesnar collected a cool quarter-of-a-million dollars in his UFC debut. read news >>
- 7 years ago
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Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Tim Sylvia, Chris Lytle and Frank Mir each collected $60,000 “Fight Night” bonuses stemming from their performances at UFC 81. read news >>
Frank Mir jump-started his UFC career with an impressive knockout against Bigfoot Silva. Now he's looking towards trilogies against Brock Lesnar or Big Nog. Frank Mir won by knockout against Antonio Silva in a bout that helped secure a unique record in the sport. He took an extended time away from the sport to reinvent himself, and it has payed off for the former two-time UFC champion. "I think I now have the formula to push forward," Frank Mir said in Brazil. "So whoever I face next, whether he read news >>
- 4 months 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 >>
- 4 years ago
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A rematch between heavyweights Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira headlines September's UFC 119 event.
UFC president Dana White today confirmed the fight with MMAFighting.com, and MMAjunkie has confirmed the booking with a source close to one of the fighters.
An official announcement of the fight and event is expected as soon as this week.
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was invested in his fight with Antonio Silva in part because of what might happen next in his career if he won.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Before watching Frank Mir take on Antonio Silva in the UFC Fight Night main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil this Sunday, watch his unforgettable encounter with Brock Lesnar way back in 2008. When Frank Mir entered the Octagon against the 1-0 Brock Lesnar at UFC 81 on February 2nd, 2008, the former champion was a minor underdog. It'd been a rough road back for Mir after a career-threatening motorcycle accident, and he went a tame 2-2 post-crash. Lesnar had already made a name for himself through hi read news >>
Former titleholder Frank Mir handed Brock Lesnar his first career loss at UFC 81, submitting the eventual champion knee bar in the first round. read news >>
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira just bought a ticket for the Brock Lesnar lottery. Operating under the assumption that the current WWE heavyweight champion makes his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) when his pro wrestling contract expires in April, Lesnar (5-3) has already been flooded with a list of potential opponents, including Alistair Overeem and Brendan Schaub. And now, Nogueira. "I heard about that," Nogueira told MMA Fighting. "It's a good fight, I'd love to fight him." First we have to see i read news >>
- 10 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 >>
NEWARK, N.J. – Heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir fought for their survival in the UFC, and after three rounds, Overeem’s conservative attack kept his octagon career alive.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Alistair Overeem, Frank Mir, UFC 169 read news >>
As Frank Mir prepares to welcome Josh Barnett back to the Octagon at UFC 164 on Saturday, check out his memorable welcoming of WWE superstar Brock Lesnar to the promotion at UFC 81. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Frank Mir reflected on his submission of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 140 with Sherdog.com’s Jordan Breen. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Two big men and former champions are headed to Toronto for a long-awaited rematch.
UFC officials today announced that verbal agreements are in place for a heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and fellow ex-champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.
The fight takes place at December's UFC 140 event.
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