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UFC 140's Frank Mir says 'Big Nog' won't underestimate him again
December 08, 2011 (16:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
TORONTO - Frank Mir may downplay the significance of Saturday's rematch with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 140, but it's clear he has plenty of motivation.
Mir knocked out Nogueira three years ago at UFC 92 to win an interim title.
The victory, though, has been tarnished over time, and Mir told MMAjunkie.com it's due to an all-too-familiar reason with the Brazilian fighting legend.
UFC 137 weigh-ins set for Oct. 28; Frank Mir hosts Q&A session
October 14, 2011 (21:20) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Weigh-ins for this month's "UFC 137: St-Pierre vs. Condit" event take
place Friday, Oct. 28, at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The same venue hosts the following night's pay-per-view event, which
features a welterweight title fight between current champion Georges
St-Pierre and former WEC champ Carlos Condit.
Additionally, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir hosts a special
Q&A session for UFC Fight Club members prior to the weigh-ins.
Antonio Nogueira vs. Frank Mir II slated for Toronto
September 08, 2011 (00:40) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
After an upset victory over Brendan Schaub at UFC 134, Antonio Nogueira made it clear that he wanted Frank Mir. His wish has been granted. Multiple sources including www.UFC.com has been verbally agreed upon for the company’s upcoming UFC 140 show scheduled for the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. This will be a rematch [...]
UFC 130 salaries: "Rampage" Jackson ($250K), Frank Mir ($250K) lead fighter payroll
May 31, 2011 (18:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Co-main-event winners Quinton "Rampage" Jackson and Frank Mir were the top earners at this past weekend's UFC 130 event. The total event payroll for the show was $931,000.
Both competitors earned disclosed paydays of $250,000. Jackson's was a flat rate while Mir earned $125,000 to show and an additional $125,000 as a win bonus.
MMAjunkie.com today requested and received the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
9 Questions for Frank Mir
May 28, 2011 (09:05) [ Indexed from Sherdog.com
Frank Mir is constantly experimenting. He has tried all the diets, gone up and down in weight and gone too far in interviews, all in the last year alone. More...
UFC 130's Frank Mir acquainted with critics, but balances excitement with smarts
May 24, 2011 (22:25) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
It's quite a cross to bear when your evolution as a mixed martial artist
is weighed against the commercial considerations of your employer.
After 10 years of study, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir is continuing to grow as a fighter and a person. But you
might not see that every time. In fact, you can be sure that whatever
opponent is standing opposite him will try to make him look as bad as
Just such a scenario occurred in Mir's most recent fight at UFC 119
against Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, and now he's facing big expectations
when he returns to the octagon at UFC 130.
Contract issues resolved, Roy Nelson vs. Frank Mir targeted for UFC 130
January 07, 2011 (22:35) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
A heavyweight bout between former champ Frank Mir and fellow contender Roy Nelson is in the works for a planned Memorial Day weekend event expected to be UFC 130.
A source close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com verbal agreements are in place for the heavyweight tilt.
An additional source said the contract issues that forced Nelson out of an early-year event aren't expected to be an issue.
Brendan Schaub gets Mirko Filipovic instead of Frank Mir at UFC 128
December 29, 2010 (20:10) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
A sudden switch in opponents has installed Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic in a main-card match with Brendan Schaub at UFC 128.
Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that verbal agreements are in place for the heavyweight contest and contracts are nearly finalized. "Fighters Only" first reported the pairing.
Although not officially announced by the promotion, UFC 128 takes place March 19 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
Frank Mir to Meet Brendan Schaub in Early 2011
December 14, 2010 (17:10) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
It was confirmed recently, by sources close to the UFC,that a meeting between TUF 10 finalist Brendan Schaub and former champion Frank Mir has been pencilled in for early 2011. The UFC currently has two dates in March, UFC on Versus 3 on March 3rd or UFC 129 on March 19th, which the fixture is [...]
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