Frank Mir will likely retire if suspended 2 years for positive drug test

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has no idea how he tested positive for a banned substance in his last fight against Mark Hunt, but if a second sample returns with the same result, it's likely he will retire from the sport of mixed martial arts.Mir was flagged for a test taken on March 19 on the day of his bout against Hunt in Australia by the United States Anti-Doping Agency...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Set To Retire If ‘B’ Test Also Comes Back Positive

Frank Mir has protested his innocence after learning that he tested positive for steroids after a USADA test following his KO loss to Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 85 in Australia last month, but fears it could force him into retirement. The former heavyweight champion is currently waiting on the result of the ‘B’
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Fails Drug Test; Denies Using PEDs

USADA have announced that Frank Mir failed a drug test following his loss to Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 85 in Australia on March 20th. The 36 year-old former heavyweight was defeated on the night by first round knockout in what was his 27th fight for the promotion, which meant that he now equalled
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir flagged for potential failed drug test; fighter refutes claim

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation stemming from his March fight against Mark Hunt in Australia.The UFC released a statement on Friday following results returned from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in a test taken from the day of Mir's fight.While no details of the substance Mir allegedly tested positive...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Denies PED Use Following ‘Potential’ Violation Notification

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (pictured) was notified Friday by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the third party organization the UFC hired in July to conduct year-round drug testing, of a “potential” violation on March 19th’s fight night drug test. Mir was knocked out by Mark Hunt in the opening round at UFC Fight Night 85, which took place Brisbane, Australia...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Mir has been notified of potential USADA violation

Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir is the latest competitor to come up on the wrong end of the ongoing battle against doping in the UFC. The following statement was just released by UFC officials moments ago: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Frank Mir of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an in-competition...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight is enough: Frank Mir has nothing left to prove following latest KO loss

Frank Mir shouldn't feel a single ounce of shame that he got knocked out by Mark Hunt on Saturday night in Australia, but considering that was the eighth time in his UFC career that he's been finished by KO or TKO, he should begin questioning how much he has left to prove in this sport.The answer to that question should be nothing.On the day Mir decides to call it a career, UFC president...
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March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Brisbane Weigh-In Results: Mark Hunt, Frank Mire Official

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night Brisbane main event officially is ready to go after Friday night’s weigh-ins. Heavyweights Mark Hunt and Frank Mir both made weight for the contest. Check out the rest of the main card results below. Main Event — UFC heavyweight five-round fight Mark Hunt (264) vs. Frank Mir (260) FS1 Main Card Hector Lombard (170) vs. Neil Magny (170) Jake Matthews...
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Ready To Keep ‘Hunting Lions’ At UFC Fight Night Brisbane

Frank Mir has been in the fight game over 15 years, and the former UFC heavyweight champion has had several career highs — like headlining the historic UFC 100 against Brock Lesnar — and lows, like when he vacated his belt after a motorcycle accident that nearly ended his career. Listening to Mir speak, one comes away with the impression that he has nothing left to prove to anyone...
March 15, 2016  |  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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