Frank Mir Criticizes Brock Lesnar's Commentary During UFC on FOX Broadcast

Mike HodgesCorrespondent IDecember 9, 2011

While Brock Lesnar's appearance on UFC on FOX 1 had audiences turning their heads and looking at the former UFC heavyweight champion in a new perspective, Frank Mir wasn't too impressed. 

Mir, who is scheduled to face Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira this weekend at UFC 140, spoke to MMAWeigh-In.com about Lesnar's involvement on UFC on FOX and criticized the 265-pound heavyweight's analysis of the card. 

"Brock did such a great job, I don't know if I could ever replace that. He was so articulate and well-spoken that I think he pretty much slammed it into the ground," Mir said sarcastically. "You know how bad it was? I felt bad for watching it. I sat there and I said ' Man, cut the mic, pull (the camera over) do a three-shot'."

Mir's history with Lesnar goes back to the former WWE star's UFC debut at UFC 81 where Mir submitted Lesnar in the first round. The two heavyweights would meet the following year at UFC 100, and Lesnar would defeat Mir in the second round. Mir has been open to a trilogy bout ever since then. 

However, when asked to give his own analysis on Lesnar's upcoming bout against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, Mir picks Lesnar to earn the victory.

"I don't think Overeem moves his feet well enough to get out of the way. I think that he might think the guys he's wrestling with, their doubles are something he can sprawl on. He's not stopping Brock's shot," he said. "If they fought each other 100 times, I think Brock is going to get the takedown 99 times and I just don't see how Alistair is going to get up."

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