When listing the best heavyweight to ever compete in the UFC, Frank Mir’s name is one of the first that come to mind. Mir is a household name in the UFC, with memorable submission victories and knockout finishes that made him a huge star inside the Octagon.
In total, Frank Mir competed 22 times in the UFC. This weekend, Mir will step inside the Octagon once again, this time facing the Dutch heavy-hitter Alistair “The Reem” Overeem. Despite the fact that both fighters are currently on losing streaks, this is sure a fight UFC fans around the world have been waiting to see for a very long time.
Victory over a fighter of Alistair Overeem’s caliber will be a huge statement for Frank Mir. After all, he’s still one of the best and a deadly force to be reckoned with. Overeem is a type of a fighter for Frank Mir to prove his worth against inside the Octagon.
UFC 169 is taking place this Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, as part of the Superbowl weekend. The date of the fight might be moved to Sunday, according to the possibility that the match between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will be changed to Saturday.
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