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Monday Morning Hangover: What’s next for Frank Mir after knockout loss to Mark Hunt?

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Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 85 blew the roof off Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia last Saturday night (March 20, 2016) on FOX Sports 1.

For complete coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 85 card click here.

Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Hector Lombard, who was beat down by Neil Magny (see it again here). And James Te Huna, who was on the receiving end of a one-hitter quitter from Steve Bosse (recap)

But which fighter is suffering from the worst post-fight hangover, now two days removed from the show?

Frank Mir.

The two-time heavyweight champion of the world looked to get back on the winning track by picking up a victory over heavy-hitting Mark Hunt.

By doing so, not only would Mir earn himself some much-needed confidence, but also prove to the fight world that at the age of 36, he is far from being done in the hurt business.

Unfortunately, Mir found himself on the losing end, yet again, as his opponent, Mark Hunt, did what he does best.

“Super Samoan” crushed Mir and his comeback dreams with a devastating right that ultimately sent the longtime veteran crashing to the canvas (see it again here).

As usual, Hunt knew the fight was over, as he refused to engage further on his fallen foe, opting to walk away like he usually does knowing he had gotten the job done.

Hit it and quit it.

While the victory is big for Hunt, the loss is equally as gigantic for Mir. Aside from giving him his second straight defeat, it also marked his sixth loss in eight outings. And at 36 years of age, the losses mean more to an aging fighter.

The road is now an unclear one, as Mir has been in the ….View full article

Source:: mma mania