692 Search Results for frank mir

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...

Sep 26, 2015 2:39 pm

UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir Signs New 8 Fight Contract

Looks like UFC heavyweight Frank Mir won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. The vet announced, via his Instagram, that he has signed a new 8-fight contract with the promotion. Mir’s last fight was anything but legendary. He fought fellow champ Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many were expecting to be the fight of the...

Sep 24, 2015 6:05 am

Frank Mir And Andrei Arlovski Are Both Willing To Do A Rematch

Well the first time it didn’t really go so well, so maybe let’s try it again. UFC heavyweights Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski met in a highly anticipated scrap back at UFC 191 and boy did it not live up to the hype. Perhaps the anticipation for the fight was too high, especially considering the...

Sep 18, 2015 6:51 am

Frank Mir Was ‘Shocked’ He Didn’t Get The Judges Nod In Arlovski Fight

Some people were shocked at the end of a less than stellar fight between UFC heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir, when the judges gave the decision to Arlovksi. It was a close fight in the eyes of many who said it probably could have one either way, but there are also those who state...

Sep 12, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! That Time Jon Jones And Frank Mir Went After Each Other

Jon Jones is still out of action, with no end in sight, following that alleged hit and run incident. The UFC suspended him indefinitely and stripped him of his title. He’s currently waiting to see if felony charges will be brought against him. We really haven’t seen much of Jones, aside from a little bit...

Sep 11, 2015 8:38 pm

UFC Exec Tries To Explain Frank Mir Adderall Situation

Yesterday, on Thursday, it was reported that USADA granted UFC heavyweight Frank Mir a therapeutic use exemption for Adderall ahead of his fight with Andrei Arlovski. It was also reported that after that, the Nevada State Athletic Commission then denied that same exemption, before the fight with Arlovski. It’s a little confusing. Now, the UFC’s...

Sep 10, 2015 2:57 pm

Report: USADA Told Frank Mir He Could Use Adderall Before Arlovski Fight

  Following a report that came out on Wednesday about Floyd Mayweather using a banned IV before his fight with Manny Pacquiao, it now seems as though the United States Anti-Doping Agency and the Nevada State Athletic Commission were also at odds over a recent UFC fighter. So a quick rundown of that Mayweather report....

Sep 6, 2015 6:42 am

Dana White Thinks Frank Mir Beat Andrei Arlovski At UFC 191

  A lot of people were expecting a war between former UFC heavyweight champions Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir when they fought each other at UFC 191. Instead they went three rounds with a lot of clinching and not a lot of solid striking. Let’s be honest, our expectations were perhaps a bit high after...

Sep 5, 2015 10:31 pm

REPLAY! Andrei Arlovski Stays Busy, Beats Frank Mir In Three Rounds (Highlights)

Check out the highlights from UFC 191’s co-main event between former heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski. It didn’t exactly play out how a lot of people expected it to go, but Arlovski ended up picking up the decision win and remains in the title picture. Check it out! The Best Training Room You’ll...

Sep 5, 2015 9:03 pm

UFC 191 Results: Andrei ‘The Pitbull’ Arlovski Does Enough To Beat Frank Mir

UFC heavyweights and former champions Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir battled it out to see who would get closer to a title shot. Arlovski landed a nice right, then Mir clinched and pushed him to the cage. They separated and returned to striking. Arlovski used his jab, throwing it out there often. Then Mir pushed...

Sep 5, 2015 1:12 pm

Frank Mir Wants Title Shot With Win Over Arlovski

  Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will look to get closer to another shot at the gold when he takes on fellow former champ Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191. The two are on similar paths, coming back to the top of the division after dealing with stretches of losses and hard times. It’s assumed...

Sep 2, 2015 5:00 pm

Frank Mir Has An Important Message For The Internet Trolls Out There

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will take on fellow former champ Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191 in a fight that will most likely determine the next title challenger. Mir has won two straight, knock out victories over Bigfoot Silva and Todd Duffee, but before that he was on a rough four fight losing streak,...

Aug 30, 2015 10:11 pm

REPLAY! Countdown to UFC 191: Andrei Arlovski vs Frank Mir

UFC 191 Countdown goes all-access inside the training camps of six elite fighters set to square off in Las Vegas. In this segment, resurging heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir brace for a matchup that’s been brewing for a decade. The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, Velasquez All Training...

Aug 30, 2015 3:32 pm

Frank Mir: The heavyweight division is the best it’s ever been

When spectators look at the talent pool in the sport of mixed martial arts, no other current fight promotion compare to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. There is no shortage of talent in the light heavyweight, welterweight or lightweight divisions; The top five fighters in those weight classes could be champions on any given day! There...

Aug 27, 2015 7:29 am

Frank Mir: ‘This Is The Best I’ve Ever Been’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (18-9 MMA) is enjoying a career resurgence, this after earning back-to-back first-round knockout victories over opponents Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Todd Duffee. The 36-year-old, who heard cries for his retirement following a four-fight losing skid that stretched from 2012-2014, recently told FOX Sports that he is not only still...

Aug 22, 2015 10:35 am

Frank Mir: ‘Werdum vs. Velasquez Is A 50/50 Fight’

The UFC heavyweight title will once again be on the line when Fabricio Werdum meets Cain Velasquez in the octagon. The rematch will take place at a yet to be announced venue and date, but fans and fighters have already started debating how the second fight will go down. There are plenty who point to...

Aug 20, 2015 9:25 am

Frank Mir’s Not Happy With Arlovski Fight

UFC heavyweight Frank Mir isn’t exactly jumping up and down about his upcoming fight with Andrei Arlovski. Mir talked to the Review Journal about his match with former champ Arlovski and pointed out that it’s not a fight he really wanted to have at this point in both of their careers. Here’s what he said:...