756 Search Results for frank mir

Sep 9, 2016 7:36 am

Frank Mir on CM Punk in the UFC: “It pisses me off”

Tomorrow night in Cleveland, Ohio, former WWE champion CM Punk will make his highly anticipated UFC debut against the undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split in regards to their opinion on Punk being given the fight. While some are happy that at 37-years old Punk will get...

Aug 29, 2016 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Watch Josh Barnett Decimate Frank Mir

This weekend, the UFC returns to beautiful Hamburg, Germany with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a showdown between Josh Barnett (34-8) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12)–two heavyweights that have been at it for years, yet still remain relevant players in this most unpredictable of divisions. In advance of this pivotal...

Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

Jun 27, 2016 2:50 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir UFC Fight Night 85

To get a better understanding of Mark Hunt’s vicious knockout power ahead of his match with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, we take a look at Hunt’s last fight against Frank Mir at UFC Fight Night 85. Hunt and Lesnar will battle in a matchup of styles as Hunt will look to keep the...


Jun 11, 2016 12:06 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir 2 (Full fight)

Ahead of Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon in less than a month at UFC 200 after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon, take a look back at Lesnar’s UFC 100 rematch against Frank Mir. Mir handed Lesnar the first loss of his professional career at UFC 81 in what was Lesnar’s second pro...

Jun 8, 2016 3:13 pm

Frank Mir gives his prediction for Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

This past weekend it was revealed during the UFC 199 broadcast that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years, and while there are many who believe Lesnar will make a...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

Apr 8, 2016 11:44 pm

Frank Mir releases statement regarding failed drug test

Late Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had failed a drug test following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Brisbane’ KO loss to Mark Hunt. The UFC released a statement along with the announcement of Mir’s failed drug test, which was followed by a statement from Mir himself. The former champ released...

Apr 8, 2016 6:13 pm

USADA informs Frank Mir of potential anti-doping violation

News broke late Friday evening that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had Ben informed of a potential doping violation by the US Anti-Doping Agency.  The potential drug testing failure stems from Mir’s recent fight against Mark Hunt, which he lost via 1st round KO.  The UFC released a statement through UFC.com which read: The...

Mar 26, 2016 8:53 am

Mark Hunt eyes top 5 opponent following win over Frank Mir

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another spectacular walk-off KO as he knocked out Frank Mir in the first round of their main event scrap. Following the win, Hunt is looking for a quick turnaround as he looks to build on his 2-fight win streak. While most fighters are methodical in...

Mar 25, 2016 10:19 pm

Frank Mir answers whether or not he will retire following Mark Hunt loss

This past weekend at UFC Brisbane, Frank Mir suffered a KO loss at the hands of Mark Hunt, who picked up yet another walk-off KO win. At 36 years old, and with 15 years as a professional fighter, many are wondering if this is it for Mir. Despite that, the former heavyweight champion believes his...

Mar 25, 2016 9:29 pm

Frank Mir reflects on fight with Mark Hunt

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another incredible walk-off KO win as he knocked out Frank Mir in the very first round of their main event scrap. While Mir has fought many of the greatest heavyweights in MMA history, he says that Mark Hunt hit him harder that anyone else he...

Mar 21, 2016 11:39 am

MMA community reacts to Mark Hunt’s walk-off KO over Frank Mir

Mark Hunt delivered another one of his signature walk-off knockouts at UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. Hunt landed a thudding blow to former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt knew he didn’t need to follow up with more strikes seeing that Mir was out...

Mar 21, 2016 2:11 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s respectful Octagon interview following walk-off KO of Frank Mir

There was no blood between the main event fighters at the UFC Fight Night 85, which took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. However, the lack of tension between the two competitors didn’t stop the two fighters from giving their all in the fight. Mark Hunt took out former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir...

Mar 19, 2016 9:53 pm

UFN 85 Results: Mark Hunt one punch KOs Frank Mir

A key heavyweight bout between veterans Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) and Frank Mir (18-11 MMA) served as the main event for tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 event in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Hunt opens with a heavy inside leg kick. Frank dives in for a takedown but it is not there. Hunt with...

Mar 19, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate’s prediction for Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir

Tonight in Brisbane, Australia, MMA legends Mark Hunt and Frank Mir will square off inside the Octagon in a pivotal heavyweight showdown. Hunt is coming off a TKO win over Bigfoot Silva back at UFC 193 which snapped a 2-fight losing streak for the popular heavyweight. On the other hand, Mir is coming off a...

Mar 18, 2016 7:53 pm

VIDEO | Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir weigh-in staredown

Late Friday evening in Brisbane, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brisbane’ hit the scales in anticipation of their scheduled bouts on Friday night. While both Mark Hunt and Frank Mir kept things professional, when these two legends step in the Octagon Saturday night, there’s sure to be fireworks!

Mar 18, 2016 8:08 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt & Frank Mir have hilarious staredown

Yesterday at the ‘UFC Brisbane’ pre-fight press conference, headliners Mark Hunt and Frank Mir wore very similar outfits. At the conclusion of the press conference, the pair came face to face for a staredown. Given that the pair were wearing very similar outfits, Hunt decided to change that for the staredown, and hilarity ensued. Hunt...

Mar 16, 2016 5:33 pm

Internet fans should be nicer to Frank Mir

Frank Mir has been in the UFC since November 2001 and headlines UFC Fight Night in Australia this weekend. He’s taking on Mark Hunt and the Future UFC Hall of Famer took a moment to talk to some internet fans via FaceBook. Mir is a heavyweight MMA Pioneer and still an active top ten fighter...

Mar 13, 2016 7:41 am

Frank Mir to Mark Hunt: Tapout or have your career ended

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will return to the octagon this Saturday when he squares off with perennial contender Mark Hunt in the main event of ‘UFC Brisbane’. The heavyweight submission specialist is well aware that standing and trading punches with former K1 champion Mark Hunt would likely be a bad idea, so he...

Mar 12, 2016 9:59 pm

Mark Hunt posts hilarious video ahead of UFN 85 fight with Frank Mir

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt will return to the octagon in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 85 card in Brisbane, Australia, when he squares off with former title holder Frank Mir. The “Super Samoan” is best known for his devastating one-punch knockouts inside the octagon, but he also has a lighter...

Feb 5, 2016 11:34 am

WATCH LOL! Mark Hunt versus Frank Mir in a UFC compliment war!

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt and Frank Mir are set to square off in the Octagon at UFC Fight Night 85 in Australia. Hunt is coming off a first-round TKO over Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and is looking to continue his winning ways with a tough task ahead of him with the former UFC heavyweight champion Frank...

Feb 3, 2016 8:31 am

On This Day: Frank Mir Submits Brock Lesnar

On this day in MMA history we have one of the most iconic submissions in UFC history. Eight years ago At UFC 81 Frank Mir welcomed Brock Lesnar to the UFC and handed him the first loss of his career as he submitted Lesnar in the very 1st round with a kneebar. The win made...

Jan 10, 2016 7:43 am

Video: Frank Mir on Mark Hunt: Tap or Snap, KO?

Frank Mir (18-10 MMA) has faced the best of the best the majority of his career.   The 36 year old signed on with the UFC back in 2001 and is one of the few that has 25 + fights for the organization. Mir’s next task is formidable opponent Mark  “Super Samoan” Hunt who is...

Dec 5, 2015 6:31 pm

Frank Mir recalls the time naked UFC & Pride vet beat up critic

We’ve heard some pretty wild stories about fighters getting in altercations outside of the cage, but this story about a UFC and Pride FC veteran beating up a critic in the street while naked has to take the prize. UFC legend Frank Mir spoke on his podcast, which was transcribed by MMAMania to recall the...