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  1. Brock Lesnar: Tempering Expectations on a Potential UFC ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BleacherReport

    ... pitch, so too does the enthusiasm to see him do his thing once again. Brock boosters point to his demolition of Frank Mir and successful title defense against Shane Carwin as memories of perhaps the greatest heavyweight of all time plying his trade. ...

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  2. Jon Jones to Daniel Cormier: You Beat a Guy That Was 50 Years Old in Your Last FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Sherdog

    Jon Jones isn't exactly impressed with the path Daniel Cormier has taken to earn a shot at the light heavyweight title. After debuting in the Octagon with heavyweight victories over Frank Mir and Roy Nelson , Cormier moved to 205 pounds, where he has garnered dominant triumphs against Patrick Cummins and Dan Henderson in his first two outings.

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  3. What MMA is taking from Professional Wrestling. The Good. The Bad. The Severely ugly.Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | BloodyElbow

    ... this mountain of a man deserved to be in the UFC. He made his debut with much fanfare taking on former champ Frank Mir . A tough test for anyone (still today) and though his inexperience showed (who gets tapped out to a kneebar?? Sergej Juskevic ...

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  4. 5 Reasons Why CM Punk Signing With UFC is a Bad ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Rant MMA

    ... of him. Expect Punk to have a rough time in his first match, similar to Brock Lesnar in his first match against Frank Mir. Unlike when Punk went to WWE, he is 100 percent unproven. He wasn't fighting in underground MMA organizations. He doesn't have ...

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  5. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC on Fox 13 and TUF 20 FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BleacherReport

    ... on Saturday, Mitrione cemented a spot among the Top 15 and now has a stronger recent resume than former champion Frank Mir. Although Brendan Schaub is getting a raw deal, having only lost to Top 10 heavyweights since submitting Meathead, Mitrione ...

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  6. Frank Mir thought about retirement after loss to Alistair OvereemRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | MMAFighting.com

    Frank Mir did not take his decision to come back lightly. After a unanimous decision loss to Alistair Overeem in February, the former UFC heavyweight champion gave himself plenty of time before he came to the conclusion that he would return to fighting.

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  7. UFC on FOX: Toe to Toe Preview - Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe MiocicRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | BloodyElbow

    Phil: Junior Dos Santos is the ex-UFC champion. After a tough route to the belt, he knocked out Cain Velasquez to take the title, defended against Frank Mir , and then lost a dominant decision to Velasquez.

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  8. Junior Dos Santos May Find Himself in Heavyweight Wilderness Even With Win at UFC On FOX 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Rant MMA

    Junior Dos Santos faces Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX 13 this Saturday, just over three years since Dos Santos stunned Cain Velasquez in the main event of UFC on FOX 1 to become the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Dos Santos went on to successfully defend his title against Frank Mir before relinquishing it to the man he took it from.

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  9. Alistair Overeem: 'Beautiful Things Will Come' During Remainder of UFC TenureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sherdog

    ... that all the pieces were coming together for another run toward the top of the heavyweight division. Against Frank Mir some seven months earlier, he adopted a more patient style that would enable him to be effective deeper into fights rather than ...

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  10. UFC 184: Frank Mir's future hinges on 'significant performance' against Bigfoot SilvaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | MMA Mania

    The former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion, however, isn't ready to call it a day just yet, as he has been booked to take on Antonio Silva at UFC 184, which goes down from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2015 . Still, the thought of retirement did creep into Mir's mind, but after taking a year off, he's ready to show the mixed martial arts world that's he's still a dangerous player in the fight game.

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  11. UFC on FOX 13 fight card: Alistair Overeem vs Stefan Struve fight previewRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | MMA Mania

    ... impressive display inside the Octagon. He's lone victory came in the form of a dreadful decision over an elderly Frank Mir, which is surrounded by three knockout losses. Even without considering his hefty salary, this is a must-win situation for the ...

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  12. One FC 23: Bibiano Fernandes is one of the world's best...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... win over Igor Subora. Fighting at heavyweight, the man who can boast wins over names like former UFC champ Frank Mir, looked as relaxed has he ever had on the big stage prior to a devastating KO finish. If Vera can replicate this form against the ...

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  13. The MMA Hour with Jon Fitch in studio, Matt Hughes, Frank Mir, K.J. Noons, Tom Wright, John PollockRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | MMAFighting.com

    1:45 p.m. -- Tom Wright, managing director for UFC operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, will discuss the latest news pertaining to those market. 2:05 p.m. -- Frank Mir will look ahead to his return to the UFC next year against Antonio Silva .

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  14. Junior Dos Santos on Bout with Miocic: 'I'm Going to Knock Him Out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | BleacherReport

    ... was still able to knock out two more opponents in between those losses. He clobbered former two-time champion Frank Mir and recent interim title challenger Mark Hunt. Yet, while dos Santos' talent for putting grown men to sleep is certainly one he ...

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  15. One FC 23: Brandon Vera has 'no interest in Ufc anymore' because 'the respect wasn't there'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | MMA Mania

    ... time considered a future champion, racking up eight straight wins and finishing off former UFC heavyweight kingpin Frank Mir. But after a perfect 8-0 start to his combat sports career, "The Truth" has gone just 4-7 with one no contest and has ...

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  16. UFC 184: Bigfoot Silva has what it takes to submit Frank MirRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | MMA Mania

    Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion, Frank Mir, is scheduled to return to mixed martial arts action after a one-year hiatus when he collides with Antonio Silva at UFC 184, scheduled for Feb. 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada . That's because "Bigfoot" is training for the submission win, despite a long list of highlight-reel knockouts.

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  17. 'Bigfoot' Silva on Frank Mir fight: 'I always fight better when I'm coming off a loss'Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | MMAFighting.com

    Frank Mir has lost four in a row in the UFC, and he has a tough challenge ahead of him. The two-time heavyweight champion will meet Antonio Silva at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, which is a tall order to snap a losing streak that goes back to 2011.

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  18. UFC Fantasy Matchmaker: November 2014 EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | BleacherReport

    ... the former UFC heavyweight champion picked up plenty of proverbial heat when he trucked fellow former champion Frank Mir in his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 164 back in August of 2013, the fighter formerly known as "The Baby Faced ...

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  19. Kid Yamamoto Returns to the Octagon, Will Face Roman Salazar at UFC 184Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Cage Potato

    ... schedule is that veteran fighters seem to have more job security, because they're needed to fill out main cards. Frank Mir has lost four in a row and was recently booked to fight Antonio Silva . Yves Edwards just ate his fifth consecutive defeat ...

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  20. Julaton: Loss to Osman a blessing in disguiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    ... coach, who has trained several MMA superstars like Carlos Condit, Sean Sherk, Carlos Condit, Forrest Griffin, and Frank Mir. "I take nothing away from that fight because if that didn't happen, my team would have never met Coach Ricky Lundell. I'm ...

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