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Frank Mir Scouting Report

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Frank Mir Scouting Report

Vitals

6’3″ 260 lbs (Heavyweight)
79″ reach, Southpaw
May 24, 1979

Record

18-11 (UFC: 16-11)

Current Streak

2 straight losses

Training

Black belt in Kenpo Karate
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Nevada State Wrestling Champion: 1998
Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships Blue Belt Champion: 2001
North American Grappling Association Absolute Division Champion: 2007

Championships Held

UFC Heavyweight Champion: 2004 (no title defenses)
Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses)

 

Strengths

– high level grappler/jiu-jitsu practitioner (best ever at heavyweight?)
– very big & physically strong
– extremely experienced – in the UFC since 2001
– above average reach
– has never been tapped out
– very active looking for submissions on the ground
– accurate striker
– strong coaching & fight camps throughout his career
– very cerebral fighter
– newfound knockout power (old man strength?!)

 

Weaknesses

– on the wrong side of 30
– has taken lots of damage over his career
– best days are definitely behind him (right?!)
– took testosterone replacement therapy
– 0-3 in his last three title fights
– poor striking defense
– gets hit more than he strikes
– poor takedown accuracy & defense
– questionable chin at this point of his career
– physique was quite soft & heavy last appearance

 

Synopsis

One of the top five heavyweights of all-time, Frank Mir is trying to prove that he is still an elite fighter.

 

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