Frank Mir injures knee, out vs. Daniel Cormier

by Ken Pishna | source: mmaweekly.com
 

The news that Strikeforce is not immune to the injury bug broke on the prolific Gabriel Morency's Sports Rage.

The fight wasn’t slated to take place under the UFC banner, but the UFC injury bug has bitten once again as former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been knocked out of his bout against Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier.

Sources close to the bout confirmed the news to MMAWeekly.com late Tuesday night.

The two were slated to square off in the main event of Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir on Nov. 3 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

It was expected to be the first big crossover fight between the two Zufffa-owned promotions with Cormier moving over to the UFC after the bout since Strikeforce will be doing away with the heavyweight division.

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KingofBJJ site profile image  

9/20/12 3:44 PM by KingofBJJ

A Troll for not agreeing with your assesment?

kwnel2178 site profile image  

9/20/12 8:58 AM by kwnel2178

Not much depth at the heavyweight division in Strikeforce or UFC. The only heavyweight that might be available for the fight and have a realistic chance of winning is Werdum.

Fedoral Crime site profile image  

9/20/12 8:20 AM by Fedoral Crime

What about Shane Del Rosario? Seriously

ssj site profile image  

9/20/12 8:17 AM by ssj

Hunt is injured until next year my friendsBring us the PITBULL ARLOVSKI.

kwnel2178 site profile image  

9/20/12 7:47 AM by kwnel2178

I think Mark Hunt would be a great opponent for Cormier, because of Hunt's TDD and the contrast in styles. Kongo would be good as well.

ssj site profile image  

9/20/12 3:43 AM by ssj

Todd Duffee for title shot? is this real life?

orcus site profile image  

9/20/12 2:23 AM by orcus

 "   LOL serious? Is this a troll? Former K-1 Champ, granite chin with massive KO power that Mark Hunt?" Massive KO power? He has like two legit KOs in MMA and Kongo was also put down by one punch from Mir.

Salokcin69 site profile image  

9/20/12 2:02 AM by Salokcin69

This. I was waiting to see DC fight the UFC version of Barnett! Haha

Strykr619 site profile image  

9/20/12 1:27 AM by Strykr619

  LOL serious? Is this a troll? Former K-1 Champ, granite chin with massive KO power that Mark Hunt?

MPA2000 site profile image  

9/20/12 1:10 AM by MPA2000

What's so special about Hunt?