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Frank Mir Talks Matchups With Brock Lesnar, Alistair Overeem

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Dana White says Brock Lesnar will return early in 2012. Shane Carwin says Alistair Overeem is close to a deal with the UFC. Frank Mir welcomes a fight with either man.

Mir spoke with Middle Easy (transcription by MMA Mania):

"If [a third Lesnar fight] works out, it works out. I just want to fight again, it doesn't matter who. [Fighting] Alistair Overeem would be pretty cool if he actually came over. I think he's a great fighter, I think he's done a lot in this sport, his K-1 accomplishments, I think he's an immediate threat. I'd like to test myself against him."

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I would root for Mir to crush Overeem.

Post #2   8/30/11 4:21:50PM   

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Posted by Twenty20Dollars

I would root for Mir to crush Overeem.



Funny I was just thinking the exact opposite.

Post #3   8/30/11 4:42:32PM   

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Posted by Gladiator


Posted by Twenty20Dollars

I would root for Mir to crush Overeem.



Funny I was just thinking the exact opposite.



Post #4   8/30/11 4:55:16PM   

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Hahahaha... Overeem would kill this guy.

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I think the fight would look a lot like his fight with Carwin. I'd still like to see it and I think it's a marketable fight as a free card headliner or a co-main event.

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Posted by Budgellism

I think the fight would look a lot like his fight with Carwin

that's a scary thought bro

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Posted by prophecy033


Posted by Budgellism

I think the fight would look a lot like his fight with Carwin

that's a scary thought bro



That's what happens when monsters collide.

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Not one mention of Miguel Torres, shocking

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Posted by Gladiator


Posted by Twenty20Dollars

I would root for Mir to crush Overeem.



Funny I was just thinking the exact opposite.



QFT

Post #10   8/30/11 9:26:53PM   

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i think this will turn out to be a good fight, Mir vs Overeem. he is one of 3 HWs on the UFC roster i can see giving AO problems (Velasquez and Russow the others )

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