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UFC 191 Extended Preview: Take a closer look at Johnson-Dodson II, Mir- Arlovski

A week from this Saturday, the only UFC flyweight champion we’ve ever known, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (22-2-1), will defend his strap for the 7th time against John Dodson (17-6), the only fighter to knock down Johnson during his 15-fight stint with Zuffa. Johnson has made it look so easy, defending his title 5 times with virtually not threat since defeating Dodson...
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UFC 191 In-Depth Preview Video

Below you’ll find the UFC 191 extended preview video featuring a closer look at the headlining flyweight rematch between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson, plus the heavyweight co-main event between Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski. —
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Frank Mir: 'This is the best I've ever been'

Frank Mir knows better than most that MMA can be a prisoner of the moment sport like almost no other athletic competition known to man. When he was downtrodden and riding a four-fight losing streak, Mir heard cries for retirement almost daily as fans and media alike chanted that it was time for the former UFC heavyweight champion to call it a career. Fast forward to 2015 where Mir...
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UFC: Top 5 submissions of all time

Warning: this is not for the faint of heart.  If you don’t like bone breaking submissions, this article is not for you.  This list of submissions is a breakdown (pun intended) of the five best submissions in the UFC. 5) Nate Diaz vs Kurt Pellegrino. The bad boy of MMA There is no love lost between these two.  Generally speaking, Nate Diaz doesn’t like anybody but Pellegrino...
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Full Fight: Watch Frank Mir break Tim Sylvia’s arm in four places at UFC 48

At first the fans booed, but changed their minds as soon as they saw the replay of Syliva’s arm breaking during Mir’s arm bar attempt.  Before legendary heavyweights Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski clash for the first time at UFC 191 on September 5th inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena, or only on PPV, relive one of the most violent submission victories of Frank Mir’s career above.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee’ Salaries Released

The California State Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all the contestants who competed in Wednesday’s “UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee” event. Mir was by far and away the night’s biggest winner. The former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (pictured) made a flat $200,000 salary for his knockout win over Todd Duffee in the show’s featured contest...
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight Night San Diego: Frank Mir KOs Todd Duffee In Under Two Minutes

Written off by practically everyone in the MMA world entering 2015, 36-year-old Frank Mir now has two consecutive knockout victories, the most recent coming in a thrilling slugfest Wednesday night at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, as he dropped and stopped Todd Duffee in less than a round. “I went out there and beat a young stud at what he does best — just throw...
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ferguson, Mir, Jouban and Dwyer Win Bonuses At UFC Fight Night 71

Following “UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee,” UFC president Dana White awarded Tony Ferguson (pictured), Frank Mir, Alan Jouban and Matt Dwyer each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday. UFC Fight Night 71 took place inside Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. Fight of the Night: Alan Jouban vs. Matt Dwyer ($50,000/each) Performances...
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Porto Alegre Highlight: Frank Mir slays ‘Bigfoot’

Watching it live it almost looked fixed. Frank Mir hits the 6 ft 4 in giant Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva with a little jab and he drops like a sack of potatoes. Mir follows it up with some more lefts hands and right elbows and Silva is out; referee Mario Yamaskai is forced to wave off the contest. Then we saw the replay. Mir’s stand up game has never been his strong suit. During...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

TVP: Mir sleeps Kongo in Memphis

Heading into his fight at UFC 169, Frank Mir finds himself in a bit of a pickle. The veteran of 22 UFC fights finds himself closer to the proverbial chopping block than he ever has in his career. Mir has spent over a decade with the UFC, and during that time he's never dropped consecutive fights, until now. Mir will enter the octagon on Saturday night looking to end a not one, not...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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