Sunday, October 17, 2021
TagsFrank mir

frank mir

Tarver is Out; Frank Mir Now Fights Steve Cunningham At Boxing Event

Antonio Tarver is out of his fight with Frank Mir, so Steve Cunningham will step in on short notice at the April 17 boxing event to take on the former UFC heavyweight champion. The news of the replacement was first reported by MMAfighting. While talk of the event has been...

Michael Bisping Gives Thoughts On Fighters Used As ‘Sacrificial Lambs’

On Michael Bisping's "Believe You Me" Podcast, the former champ shared disdain for UFC fighters with big names being targeted as sacrificial lambs on the big stage. Overall, Bisping believes that older, well-known fighters are getting the raw end of the deal when it comes to these big fights...

Roy Nelson, Joe Warren, Frank Mir & Several Others Gone From Bellator

Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, and Joe Warren are amongst numerous names no longer under contract to Bellator. The MMA Reports' Jason Floyd was the first to report the news. https://twitter.com/Jason_Floyd/status/1321210365179580417?s=20 "Salim Mukhidinov, Mihail Nica, Haim Gozali, Richard Kiely, Ion Pascu, Mateusz Piskorz, David Rickels, Joe Schilling, Tuco Tokkos, Rafael Carvalho,...

Frank Mir Admits He Was ‘Disturbed’ After Snapping Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s Arm

Frank Mir was elated to defeat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira a second time but he wasn't joyous over his opponent's arm break. Back in Dec. 2011, Mir took on Nogueira in a rematch. Mir had already scored a TKO finish over "Big Nog" back in Dec. 2008. The rematch served as...

Frank Mir Announces He’s A Free Agent, Interested In Fighting Or Commentary

Frank Mir is once again a free agent. The former UFC heavyweight champion was recently competing in Bellator where he beat Roy Nelson last time out. The win snapped his four-fight losing skid, but Mir says he is now a free agent after agreeing to end his contract with Bellator. “Basically...

Frank Mir Admits Being Upset With CM Punk’s UFC Debut

Frank Mir has admitted that CM Punk's UFC debut rubbed him the wrong way. Back in Sept. 2016, Punk stepped inside the Octagon to take on Mickey Gall. The former WWE champion had no combat sports experience, but he was able to sign with the UFC thanks to his drawing...

Roy Nelson Looking To Change His Luck at Bellator 231 (Interview)

Roy Nelson is facing a familiar opponent, in familiar territory that has not been so lucky for him in his recent fights. Nelson’s last few fights have been in the Mohegan Sun Arena and he has not won any of them. While he may know what to expect in...

Frank Mir In Very Familiar Territory For Bellator 231 (Interview)

Frank Mir is facing a familiar opponent in Roy Nelson at Bellator 231 Friday night (Oct. 25) at the Mohegan Sun Arena. When looking at their time in combat sports, from their Grappler’s Quest competition in 2003 to their fight in the UFC, the rivalry –if there is one...

Scott Coker Says Loser Of Frank Mir-Roy Nelson Could Be Cut

The stakes are high for Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson 2. According to Bellator president, Scott Coker the fight could very well be the loser goes home and would be cut, given both are on losing streaks. “Really it’s a fight that both of those guys are coming off a...

Former UFC Champion Frank Mir Wants To Take Legal Action Against USADA

Frank Mir is considering taking legal action against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Mir has voiced his displeasure over USADA's treatment of Jon Jones in comparison to how he was treated. Both fighters were popped for turinabol, but Mir claimed that he didn't get the benefit of USADA ruling his...

Frank Mir Opens up on Transition Into Pro Wrestling

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has opened up on his decision to make a transition from MMA competition to the world of pro wrestling. This comes after the announcement that he would make his pro wrestling debut this April during WrestleMania weekend. The Bellator star is scheduled to...

Frank Mir Set to Make Pro Wrestling Debut at Josh Barnett’s Bloodsport Event

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is slated to make his pro wrestling debut this April during WrestleMania weekend, which is full of activities with several wrestling promotions including WWE, Ring of Honor, and New Japan Pro Wrestling running shows. It was announced on Friday that the Bellator star would...

Michael Bisping Rips Frank Mir Over Statement Regarding USADA

Michael Bisping has put Frank Mir on blast over a recent statement following the UFC 232 drug testing fiasco. When a trace amount of turinabol was found in Jon Jones' system ahead of UFC 232, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) determined that this was due to a pulsing effect and...

Frank Mir Not Happy with USADA Inconsistencies After He Tested Positive for Same Drug as Jon Jones

Frank Mir battled with USADA over his own innocence following a positive drug test in 2016 but ultimately faced a two year suspension for his doping infraction. The relevance of Mir’s case came up again on Sunday because he tested positive for the same substance — oral Turinabol — that...

Frank Mir Describes Nasty Jaw Fracture At Bellator 212

Frank Mir has described a nasty injury he suffered at Bellator 212. Mir went one-on-one with Javy Ayala in the co-main event of Bellator's first doubleheader card in Hawaii. While Mir had success in the first round with his grappling, the second stanza proved to be his downfall. Ayala knocked...