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Frank Mir ‘went into depression’ and ‘got sick’ over Brock Lesnar obsession

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In what could now officially qualify as a somewhat unhealthy fanaticism in regards to avenging a previous, and utterly embarrassing defeat at the hands of current UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, Frank Mir recently went on record with the Las Vegas Sun stating that the news of Lesnar’s recent health problems made him ill…. literally.

“When he got sick it screwed up my training because he was such a driving force for me,” said Mir. “I went into a depression for two to three days where I didn’t go to the gym, I got sick — I drove myself insane thinking we may possibly not fight again.

“I couldn’t live with that.”

Apparently the obsession with Brock isn’t really with Brock at all. No, according to Mir’s father you can chalk it up to a deep seeded disdain for losing.

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Post #1   12/10/09 11:05:07PM   

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I wonder if there will be a repeat with Kongo.

Post #2   12/10/09 11:13:52PM   

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Might be one of the most pathetic/hilarious things I've heard.

Post #3   12/10/09 11:24:10PM   

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Like him or hate him he's definitely never at a loss for words. I love hearing about his obsession with Lesnar, and his man crush on both Jeff Curran and Miguel Torres. I like Mir, he's entertaining at least.

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Mir should be focused on Kongo, since he is gonna get knocked out.

Post #5   12/11/09 12:41:21PM   

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I've never seen a fighter become so completely obsessed with a single loss.

I don't buy that it's just about losing, he has lost other fights. He definitely has a problem with Brock. Probably has a lot to do with the little war of words after the fight. I can see for a guy with an ego like Frank's how being taunted after losing would absolutely eat away at him.

Post #6   12/11/09 12:51:40PM   

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I hope hes not looking past kongo, but frank can still fight standing and he always looks with it even rocked its gonna be a good fight. dana makes it seem like he has no chance on the feet but sounded like it was to make kongo look like he has a better chance for the fans.

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Posted by xdanish020

Mir should be focused on Kongo, since he is gonna get knocked out.




Not sure if you know this but ........KONGO IS TERRIBLE.... on the ground

Mir will win this fight easily-

Post #8   12/11/09 8:33:05PM   

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Posted by Aether

I've never seen a fighter become so completely obsessed with a single loss.

I don't buy that it's just about losing, he has lost other fights. He definitely has a problem with Brock. Probably has a lot to do with the little war of words after the fight. I can see for a guy with an ego like Frank's how being taunted after losing would absolutely eat away at him.



The only thing that rivals,or maybe tops this is Don Frye's neurotic obession with his loss to mark coleman.
He says he watched that fight everyday for an entire year wondering how things went down the way they did.

Maybe Don should give Frankie a call?

Post #9   12/12/09 8:14:59AM   

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I'd be ok with Lesnar destroying Mir again.

Post #10   12/13/09 3:56:34PM   

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Posted by xdanish020

Mir should be focused on Kongo, since he is gonna get knocked out.



No instead frank by sub r1, how do you like it

Post #11   12/13/09 5:05:38PM