Frank Mir Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Frank Mir. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 339 in Frank Mir

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

    Jan 9, 2015 | 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 ...

    Comment?

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

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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 ...

    Comment?

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

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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 ...

    Comment?

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

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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 ...

    Comment?

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

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Jan 7, 2015 | 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 ...

    Comment?

  9. Teixeira Injured; Mir-'Bigfoot' Moved From UFC 184 to Fight Night Headliner on Feb. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Sherdog

    ... Night in Porto Alegre, Brazil, due to an injury suffered in training. As a result, a heavyweight clash between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva has been moved from UFC 184 on Feb. 28 and will now headline the Feb. 22 event. Sherdog.com confirmed the ...

    Comment?

  10. Teixeira Injury Nixes Fight with Evans, Bigfoot vs. Mir Now Headlines UFC Fight Night 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | MMA Weekly

    ... opponent for Evans, UFC officials confirmed to MMAWeekly.com that they have moved the Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva vs. Frank Mir heavyweight bout from the UFC 184 fight card in Los Angeles to the headlining slot in Brazil. Silva (18-6-1) enters the fight ...

    Comment?

  11. Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva moved to Feb. 22 following Glover Teixeira knee injuryRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    The Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir heavyweight fight, originally scheduled for Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, has been moved to Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, UFC president Dana White confirmed with MMAFighting.com. According to White, the reason for the switch was because Glover Teixeira , who was scheduled to fight Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61, injured his knee and has been forced to withdraw from the fight.

    Comment?

  12. Tim Sylvia retires after failure to get medical clearance for super heavyweight fightRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... of the World." But still, he was "the man" for longer than Andrei Arlovski or Junior Dos Santos or Josh Barnett or Frank Mir . Tim Sylvia was a big part of the legacy of the UFC heavyweight title. And then he was gone. Pat Miletich has said of Tim ...

    Comment?

  13. Despite 'disappointing' end to career, Tim Sylvia would have liked a second crack at Frank MirRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    It wasn't the ending former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia had envisioned for himself, but what he can do? He's being told this is the end. If he wants to fight it, it'll cost time and money and well, he just doesn't have the energy for that.

    Comment?

  14. Jon Jones: Had to 'earn the respect' of the wrestling community versus Daniel CormierRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... I watched his fights so much, that I actually absorbed who he is. I absorbed grinding. I watched him against Frank Mir against the cage, and I was just like, I see what you're doing there. I just watch my opponents so much I start to subconsciously ...

    Comment?

  15. And Now He's Retired: Tim Sylvia Retires Due to Morbid ObesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Cage Potato

    ... of the title after his win over Gan McGee at UFC 44. After his arm was snapped like a wishbone courtesy of Frank Mir at UFC 48 for the vacant heavyweight title, Sylvia would lose to arch rival Andrei Arlovski shortly after, being his second ...

    Comment?

  16. Jones shines at UFC 182Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... clinch and dirty boxing game. Cormier had ridden those skills to dominating victories over such MMA luminaries as Frank Mir and Josh Barnett, both former UFC heavyweight champions. The conventional thinking in the matchup between the two was that ...

    Comment?

  17. Jon Jones not compelled to make amends with Cormier: 'I hope he's somewhere crying right now'Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... his own style, I watched him fight so much, I actually absorbed who he is. I absorbed grinding. I watched him hold Frank Mir against the cage, and I was like, 'I see what you're doing there.' I watch my opponents so much I start to subconsciously ...

    Comment?

  18. Jon Jones: Daniel Cormier Is Known to Break When 'You Don't Submit to His Alpha'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Sherdog

    ... later in the frame, but by then it was too little, too late. Jones had already sent his intended message. "He held Frank Mir against the cage [at UFC on Fox 7] -- who is one of my dear friends -- held him against the cage and that's what I did to ...

    Comment?

  19. 5 reasons to watch UFC 182Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Sporting News

    Not many times in the sport of MMA, you get a fight that captures the nation's attention. You've had Tito Ortiz vs Chuck Liddell, Brock Lesnar vs Frank MIr, Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva II.

    Comment?

  20. Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington Re-Booked for UFC 184Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Cage Potato

    ... January/February schedule. The current lineup is Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza vs. Yoel Romero Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington Roan Carneiro vs. Mark Munoz Norifumi ...

    Comment?