Frank Mir and Roy Nelson enter the Octagon at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on much different career paths. Mir has had his ups and downs in his career and now looks to get back into title contention with a win over the Ultimate Fighter season 10 winner. Nelson is on his way up and looks to rebound from his loss to Junior Dos Santos—his first loss in the UFC.
Mir wants to reclaim the heavyweight title very badly and Nelson is hungry for a win after coming off a loss. At the present, each man is completing their final weeks of training before they clash at UFC 130 on May 28, 2011. I will present five reasons that Mir will emerge victorious.