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  1. Brock Lesnar attends UFC 184Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sporting News

    ... was scheduled to make an appearance. In an interview with Fox Sports 1 after UFC 184, White said Lesnar brought up Frank Mir, who told Sporting News recently that he would like to have a trilogy fight with Lesnar. Is it all a ploy by Lesnar to get ...

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  2. Brock Lesnar fuels speculation over his WWE future with appearance at UFC eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Independent

    ... White responded to Lesnar's presence in Los Angeles by claiming he "didn't know" why the behemoth was there. But Frank Mir, who defeated Lesnar in the Minnesotan's first UFC bout but lost by TKO the next year, called him out after beating Antonio ...

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  3. Brock Lesnar attends UFC 184, is he meeting Dana White about MMA return?Read the original story

    Saturday | BloodyElbow

    ... He went out with a whimper after a December 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem and returned to professional wrestling. Frank Mir is back on winning track after an impressive first-round TKO victory over Antonio Silva last Sunday in Brazil. Now he keeps ...

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  4. UFC 184: Fight Card Start Time and Final Rousey vs. Zingano PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | BleacherReport

    ... a break from this sport. ... If that sounds familiar, it's because it's a similar refrain to the one 35-year-old Frank Mir sang before his recent bout with Antonio Silva. His layoff led to a rejuvenating first-round finish of "Bigfoot." will finally ...

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  5. Knockout Radio Podcast: James Krause, Yves Edwards, UFC 184, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | MMA Weekly

    Join Knockout Radio for the podcast of their Feb. 26 broadcast featuring UFC 184's James Krause, retired UFC fighter Yves Edwards, a look ahead to this weekend's UFC 184, a breakdown from UFC Fight Night 61, Frank Mir's future prospects, and more.

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  6. UFC's Mir, Rousey root for PacquiaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines UFC fighters Frank Mir and Ronda Rousey both believe Manny Pacquiao will win against American boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mir, a former UFC heavyweight champion, is confident that Pacquiao and his coach Freddie Roach will be putting up an effective strategy that will solve Mayweather's speed and defense. "I kind of lean toward Pacquiao, Mayweather hasn't lost and he's very slick but I just think that Manny has the superior coach in Freddie Roach," Mir told ABS-CBNNews.com in a phone interview.

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  7. Majority Draw Radio: Tony Ferguson and Liam McGeary Stop By; And Did Someone Say Fedor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | MMA Weekly

    On this week's Majority Draw Radio , hosts Ryan McKinnell and Danny Acosta discuss the Fedor Emelianenko sighting, Frank Mir's TKO win in Brazil and the double-dose UFC 184 and Bellator 134 weekend. UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson joins the show to talk fighting Gleison Tibau on the main card at UFC 184 as he looks for a five-fight win streak.

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  8. Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar's contract discussions with WWE come to a standstillRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | MMA Mania

    ... behemoth return to the Octagon , and UFC matchmakers may be interested in setting up a trilogy bout with Frank Mir following his UFC Fight Night 61 victory over Antonio Silva ( highlights here ). With Lesnar finally healed up , Mir threw his name in ...

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  9. Frank Mir says he would 'crush' Brock Lesnar standing up nowRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | BloodyElbow

    Frank Mir is back on winning track after an impressive first-round TKO victory over Antonio Silva last Sunday in Brazil. Now he keeps calling for a rubber match against WWE star Brock Lesnar and makes a few bold statements in the process.

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  10. UFC 184 breakdown, betting odds and picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Ronda Rousey, UFC womens bantamweight champion, attends a UFC news conference at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Ten underdogs in 11 fights won at Sunday's UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, including Frank Mir 's first-round TKO over Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.

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  11. Brock Lesnar contract talks with WWE have stalled out; return to the UFC imminent?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sporting News

    ... Mar. 30 in San Jose for Raw. A Lesnar return to the UFC has drawn a lot of attention in the last few days after Frank Mir defeated Antonio Silva by first round knockout on Sunday at UFC Fight Night 61 . Mir told Sporting News before the fight that a ...

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  12. Brock Lesnar reaches contract impasse with WWERead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | MMAFighting.com

    ... Exactly what his future status is with WWE is unknown. The night before, after his UFC Fight Night main event win, Frank Mir brought up Lesnar and talked about wanting to face him, and knowing he needed to beat Antonio Silva that night to keep that ...

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  13. UFC Quick Quote: Frank Mir would crush Brock LesnarRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | MMA Mania

    ... snapping a four-fight losing streak. Yup, it's former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Frank Mir (via The Fight Corner ), who was so impressed with his knockout win over Antonio Silva last weekend in Brazil ( watch it ), that ...

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  14. Morning Report: Frank Mir says he'd 'crush' Brock Lesnar standing just like he did Bigfoot SilvaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | MMAFighting.com

    Fresh off his stoppage win over Antonio Silva Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is looking for a pair of trilogy fights. Mir mentioned a potential bout with fellow former champion AntA nio Rodrigo Nogueira at the event's post-fight press conference, but it sounds like a rubber match with Brock Lesnar is much higher up on his wish list.

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  15. Revitalized Frank Mir wants three fights, Brock Lesnar trilogy in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Suria

    Isn't it wild what a win will do for you? Riding a four-fight losing streak and facing what effectively amounted to a win-or-retire match against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night 61, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir survived to live another day, toppling the Brazilian giant in less than two minutes this past Sunday to stave off retirement and score his first victory in over three years. According to manager Malki Kawa, Mir, 35, hopes to compete at least twice more in 2015, and if all plays out right, ideally one of those fights would be a trilogy match against Mir's old rival, former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE superstar Brock Lesnar.

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  16. Raquel Pennington on Promotion to UFC 184 Co-Headliner: 'I Deserve to Be There'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sherdog

    ... and card reshuffling, as three major bouts -- Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort , Jacare Souza vs. Yoel Romero and Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva -- were all eventually removed from the event. As a result, Pennington's bantamweight matchup with former ...

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  17. Preview: UFC 184 'Rousey vs. Zingano'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sherdog

    UFC 184 was originally headlined by a long-anticipated middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort , but Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano were forced to step into the main-event slot when the New Yorker went down with a rib injury. A succession of other maladies and misfortunes further robbed the card of Frank Mir and Antonio Silva , along with a scheduled bout between the peaking Ronaldo Souza and human highlight reel Yoel Romero .

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  18. Joe Rogan claims there was a high probability of Fedor Emelianenko using steroidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | BloodyElbow

    ... fight enthusiasts gathered round to spectate and chat about UFC Fight Night 61, which saw UFC veteran and pioneer Frank Mir quickly dispose of Antonio "BigFoot" Silva via knock out in the opening round. During the penultimate hour of the show, the ...

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  19. Morning Report: Iowa Athletic Commission investigating Josh Neer following 'bully beatdown' incidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | MMAFighting.com

    ... in sponsorship money due to the promotion's deal with Reebok. Fortunes changed for five. Dave Meltzer explains how Frank Mir, Antonio Silva, Michael Johnson, Edson Barboza and Sam Alvey move forward from UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir. 'I'm kind ...

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  20. Jake Ellenberger vs. Josh Koscheck: A Must-Win for Both WelterweightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | BleacherReport

    ... what a lengthy layoff can do for a fighter's mental state. Similarly to , former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was battling back from a disastrous losing streak to take on Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in Brazil. Mir hadn't won a fight in ...

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