Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir believes that the winner of Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin at UFC 131 in June is the deserving No. 1 contender in the UFC heavyweight division. But he also believes, especially since Brock Lesnar is currently removed from the picture, that his fight with Roy Nelson at UFC 130 on Saturday night will determine the clear No. 2 contender.
They are friends before and will be after the fight, both men seeing this as nothing more than competition, but Mir is going to be looking to take Nelson out on Saturday night and take that next step back towards the belt he once wore around his waist.
In advance of the three world title bouts, UFC will host a media conference call featuring main event athletes Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre at 5 p.m. ET. read news >>
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Credit UFC light heavyweight champion and commentator Daniel Cormier for bringing middleweight Derek Brunson out of his shell.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
If you’re heading to New York City for this week’s UFC 217 pay-per-view, you’ve got a number of fight-week events you can attend for free.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Watch the UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre Post-Fight Press Conference shortly after the event, streaming LIVE on MMAWeekly.com. read news >>
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Jared Gordon was close to stopping Hacran Dias in the second round at UFC-Sao Paulo. He thinks had it not been in Brazil, he would have.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
You can watch a live stream of today’s UFC 217 press conference, which features all six title-fight participants, here on MMAjunkie at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT).Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>