After UFC 140 there was a passing of the torch, so to speak, when Frank Mir put any thoughts to rest of who is the best Heavyweight submission specialist in the sport of mixed martial arts, earning his ninth submission victory.
In Mir's nine wins by way of submission, Frank has utilized an amazing seven different types of submission holds to gain victory over his opponents.
With his most recent win, Frank Mir has solidified himself as a top three contender in the Heavyweight division and will be remembered for being the first and only man to defeat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira by both knockout stoppage and submission stoppage.
I thought it would be fun to rank every submission victory by Mir in order of importance to his career. And with his many different types of submissions I thought it would be a good way to brush up on the history of Frank Mir.
So let's begin!