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  1. MMA rankings: Jon Jones retains top light-heavyweight spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    It was an uneventful month for heavyweight MMA. The biggest bout next month takes place February 22 when Frank Mir seeks to rebound from a four fight losing streak against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.

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  2. UFC Fight Night 61: Will Frank Mir retire with a loss to Bigfoot Silva?Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | MMA Mania

    Frank Mir has been asked to head south for the winter to headline the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 mixed martial arts event on Sun., Feb. 22, 2015 on FOX Sports 1, which takes place inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. That's because his performance will dictate his future, as a great fight -- even in defeat -- won't be enough to prompt him to retire.

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  3. UFC Heads to Poland in April with Cro Cop-Gonzaga II, Manuwa-BlachowiczRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | BleacherReport

    ... This will be Cro Cop's first UFC bout since 2011, when he stepped away from the UFC after a three-fight skid to Frank Mir, Brendan Schaub and Roy Nelson, all of which came via knockout or TKO. In their last bout, Gonzaga famously knocked out the ...

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  4. Happy to fight in Brazil, Frank Mir wants to take 'Bigfoot' Silva down and submit himRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | BloodyElbow

    The former UFC Heavyweight champion said that he is honored to fight in the birthplace of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wants to use his ground skills to win. Frank Mir is aware of the urgency for a win in the UFC after four losses in a row and he'll have his opportunity on February 22, in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot , versus Antonio Silva .

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  5. WWE news: UFC considering who Brock Lesnar should fight in returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner.com

    ... should fight if he returns. The big idea for now is that a great match for Lesnar in his return would be against Frank Mir . This would be a rubber match between the two fighters. When Lesnar made his original UFC debut, he was thrown right into the ...

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  6. Alive or just undead? What we should expect from Mirko Cro Cop late return to UFCRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BloodyElbow

    ... Al Turk , Anthony Perosh and Pat Barry , but then he lost to elite gatekeepers of HW division - Brendan Schaub , Frank Mir and Roy Nelson . Three losses in a row. The most dangerous opponent that Cro Cop faced in UFC was Junior Dos Santos , who ...

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  7. Pride and K-1 Legend Mirko 'Cro Cop' Filipovic Returns to the UFCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Cage Pages

    ... head kicks, Cro Cop decided to announce his retirement from MMA following three straight knockout losses to Frank Mir, Brendan Schaub, and Roy Nelson. The Croatian heavyweight then turned his attention back to his first love, kickboxing, returning ...

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  8. Report: Mirko Cro Cop Scooped Up by UFC After Nearly Joining BellatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | BleacherReport

    ... return to the UFC in 2009 and start his second run with a 3-1 stretch, back-to-back-to-back knockout losses to Frank Mir, Brendan Schaub and Roy Nelson seemingly ended his combat sports career. However, while Cro Cop has been largely successful ...

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  9. Report: Cro Cop re-signs with UFC, expected to make Octagon return in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | MMA Mania

    The last time we saw Mirko Filipovic inside the Octagon, he was getting KTFO by Roy Nelson at UFC 137. In fact, that was the third straight knockout loss for the Croat, who also went belly up against Frank Mir and Brendan Schaub, respectively.

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  10. Scott Coker: Bellator 'definitely' interested in signing MMA legend Mirko Cro CopRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | MMAFighting.com

    ... was cut by the UFC in 2011 after getting knocked out in three straight bouts by Roy Nelson , Brendan Schaub and Frank Mir . His lone wins in the organization were against Pat Barry , Anthony Perosh , Mostapha Al Turk and Eddie Sanchez. Cro Cop was ...

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  11. UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir fight cardRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | BloodyElbow

    A look at the Sunday, February 22nd UFC Fight Night on Fox Sports 1 from Porto Alegre, Brazil, where Antonio Silva and Frank Mir meet in a heavyweight main event. The UFC's first trip to Brazil in 2015 was supposed to feature a main event between light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira .

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  12. Morning Report: Brendan Schaub '100 percent' certain he'd send Brock...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | MMAFighting.com

    ... champion wrestler is mulling a return to the Octagon. When asked why Schaub believes he has a better chance than Frank Mir , who fought Lesnar to a 1-1 record in two encounters, Schaub said styles make fights. "I have better striking and takedown ...

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  13. UFC Fight Night in Brazil Gets Andrade-Reneau, de la Torre-'Trator' on Feb. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Sherdog

    ... takes place at the Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and is headlined by a heavyweight tilt between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva . The 23-year-old Andrade has won three straight fights in the Octagon since dropping her promotional debut ...

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  14. UFC Fight Night 61 Loses Glover Teixeira, Adds Frank Mir vs. Antonio SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | BleacherReport

    On Wednesday, MMAFighting.com reported that Teixeira has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Rashad Evans, which was expected to headline UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. To ease the blow to the event, the UFC decided to move a heavyweight matchup between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva up by six days to serve as the new main attraction.

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  15. Teixeira injury forces UFC to switch main event of televised Brazil cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... fourth in the rankings. Instead Antonio (Bigfoot) Silva (18-6 with one no contest) and former heavyweight champion Frank Mir (16-9) will face off in the main event in Brazil. The two were originally scheduled to meet Feb. 28 at UFC 184 in Los ...

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  16. Reebok Joins UFC in Support of Jon Jones Entering Drug Rehabilitation ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | MMA Weekly

    ... event between Glover Teixiera and Rashad Evans has been nixed, and will be replaced by Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva vs. Frank Mir. Well obviously, since the UFC and Reebok just signed a major (uniform) deal. I feel embarrassed for the people dumb enough ...

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  17. Glover Teixeira Injured, Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva Shifted to UFC Fight Night 61 Main EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Cage Potato

    ... fight for Evans, although the date of that fight is yet unknown. In the meantime, the UFC has decided to pull the Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva fight that was scheduled for UFC 184 on February 28th, and set it as the new main event of UFC Fight Night ...

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  18. UFC moves Frank Mir-Antonio Silva fight from Staples Center to BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Los Angeles Times

    The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Wednesday it is moving a scheduled Staples Center heavyweight fight between former champion Frank Mir and former title contender Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva to a Feb. 22 main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The shift was required because light-heavyweight Glover Teixeira suffered a knee injury, forcing his bout against former light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans to be scrapped.

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  19. Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir moved to UFC Porto AlegreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Cage Pages

    May 25, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Antonio Silva makes his entrance before his match against Cain Velasquez during UFC 160 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Due to Glover Teixeira's knee injury, the heavyweight bout between Antonio Silva and Frank Mir will be moved back six days earlier as the fight will be transferred from UFC 184 to UFC Porto Alegre on Feb. 22 at the Ginasio Gigantinho.

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  20. Glover Teixeira injured, Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva moved to UFC Fight Night Porto Alegre main eventRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | BloodyElbow

    ... injury. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reports that in its place is a heavyweight fight between Antonio Silva and Frank Mir , previously scheduled for UFC 184 on February 28th in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Evans has been pulled from the event and it's ...

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