UFC statement regarding Frank Mir

Dana White, UFC President, today made a public statement following the remarks Frank Mir made to a member of the media regarding UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar.  In an interview with WXDX-FM Mir stated that he wanted Lesnar “to be the first person that dies due to Octagon-related injuries.”


Dana White, UFC President, today made a public statement following the remarks Frank Mir made to a member of the media regarding UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar.  In an interview with WXDX-FM Mir stated that he wanted Lesnar “to be the first person that dies due to Octagon-related injuries.”

“I was disappointed by Frank Mir’s comments," said White. "Frank’s been with the UFC a long time, he’s a two-time heavyweight champion and a commentator for the WEC.  I think his emotions are running high right now, he has a big fight coming up next month and he’s still upset about his loss to Lesnar.  He’s been talked to, he regrets what he said, and he won’t be saying anything like that again.”

“I would like to apologize to Brock Lesnar, his family, the UFC and the UFC fans for my stupid remarks,” said Mir. “I respect Brock, all the other fighters, and the sport of mixed martial arts.  I’m sorry that I stepped out of line.”

Médias

Récent
Take a deep dive into the UFC 219 main and co-main events, featuring UFC women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg vs Holly Holm, plus Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Edson Barboza.
13 déc. 2017
Rafael Dos Anjos croisera le fer contre Robbie Lawler en combat principal de l'événement Fight Night Winnipeg le samedi 16 décembre sur SFR Sport 5.
12 déc. 2017
Les anciens champions Robbie Lawler (poids mi-moyen) et Rafael Dos Anjos (poids léger) s'affronteront dans le cadre d'un combat de cinq rounds en direct de Winnipeg dimanche sur SFR Sport 5. Les deux combattant espèrent s'imposer comme aspirant.
12 déc. 2017
Lors du troisième combat de cogneurs, les poids mi-moyens Santiago Ponzinibbio et Mike Perry tenteront de larguer leurs bombes.
12 déc. 2017