Frank Mir is a well-known American mixed martial artist who has the record for the most finishes and submission victories in UFC heavyweight history. He played mostly for Bellator MMA. He was a two-time UFC heavyweight champion. Frank beat Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira in the UFC-140 fight. As of now, Frank Mir’s net worth is $11 million.
Frank Mir was born on May 24, 1979, in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. His full name is Francisco Santos Mir III.
Father: Francisco Santos Mir
Brother: Robert Mir
In his early life, he went to Bonanza High School in the Las Vegas Valley.
During his professional career, Frank Mir was associated with the Syndicate MMA. His trainers are John Wood, Carl Prince, and Robert Drysdale.
He has competed in MMA since 2001 and in boxing since 2021. In total, he competed in 32 MMA matches. He won 19 of the fights and lost 13.
Frank Mir Fight Record
He brought honor to the nations by representing the United States in the fighting. In the Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championships that were held in 2001 in California, he won the gold medal.
|LOSS||Fedor Emelianenko||Bellator 198 – Fedor vs. Mir|
|LOSS||Javy Ayala||Bellator 212 – Primus vs. Chandler 2|
|WIN||Roy Nelson||Bellator 231 – Mir vs. Nelson 2|
|WIN||Todd Duffee||UFC Fight Night 71 – Mir vs. Duffee|
|LOSS||Andrei Arlovski||UFC 191 – Johnson vs. Dodson 2|
|LOSS||Mark Hunt||UFC Fight Night 85 – Hunt vs. Mir|
|LOSS||Josh Barnett||UFC 164 – Henderson vs. Pettis 2|
|LOSS||Alistair Overeem||UFC 169 – Barao vs. Faber 2|
|WIN||Antonio Silva||UFC Fight Night 61 – Bigfoot vs. Mir|
|WIN||Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira||UFC 140 – Jones vs. Machida|
|LOSS||Junior dos Santos||UFC 146 – Dos Santos vs. Mir|
|LOSS||Daniel Cormier||UFC on Fox 7 – Henderson vs. Melendez|
|LOSS||Shane Carwin||UFC 111 – St. Pierre vs. Hardy|
|WIN||Mirko Filipovic||UFC 119 – Mir vs. Cro Cop|
|WIN||Roy Nelson||UFC 130 – Rampage vs. Hamill|
|WIN||Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira||UFC 92 – The Ultimate 2008|
|LOSS||Brock Lesnar||UFC 100 – Lesnar vs. Mir 2|
|WIN||Cheick Kongo||UFC 107 – Penn vs. Sanchez|
|LOSS||Brandon Vera||UFC 65 – Bad Intentions|
|WIN||Antoni Hardonk||UFC 74 – Respect|
|WIN||Brock Lesnar||UFC 81 – Breaking Point|
|WIN||Tim Sylvia||UFC 48 – Payback|
|LOSS||Marcio Cruz||UFC 57 – Liddell vs. Couture 3|
|WIN||Dan Christison||UFC 61 – Bitter Rivals|
|WIN||David Abbott||UFC 41 – Onslaught|
|WIN||Wes Sims||UFC 43 – Meltdown|
|WIN||Wes Sims||UFC 46 – Supernatural|
|WIN||Roberto Traven||UFC 34 – High Voltage|
|WIN||Pete Williams||UFC 36 – Worlds Collide|
|LOSS||Ian Freeman||UFC 38 – Brawl at the Hall|
|WIN||Jerome Smith||HOOKnSHOOT – Showdown|
|WIN||Dan Quinn||IFC WC 15 – Warriors Challenge 15|
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Ultimate Fighting Championship- UFC
- 2x Performance of the Night (Opponent: Antônio Silva and Todd Duffee)
- 2x Submission of the Night (Opponent: Brock Lesnar and Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira)
- Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship
- Third most wins in the UFC Heavyweight division
- Tied for most finishes in UFC heavyweight division with Derrick Lewis
- Sixth most wins by submission in UFC history
- Most wins by submission in the UFC Heavyweight division
- Second most first-round finishes in UFC history
- UFC Heavyweight Championship
- First and only toe-hold finish in UFC history
- Fastest submission in UFC Heavyweight division (45 seconds)
- 2011 Comeback and Submission of the Year (Opponent: Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira)
- 2011 All-Violence Second Team
- Mixed Martial Arts Hall of Fame
- 2008 Comeback Fighter of the Year
- Pan American Championships
Blue Belt Pesadissimo: 1st place (2001)
North American Grappling Association
NAGA Absolute Division Champion (2007)
Nevada State Wrestling Champion (1998)
Frank Mir is a married person. He married Jennifer Mir in 2004. He is the father of four children. Among them are two sons, Son Cage Mir and Ronin Mir, and a daughter, Isabella Mir.
Mir adopted his wife’s son from a previous relationship. His oldest child, Bella, is also a professional mixed martial artist.
Frank Mir- Profile
43-year-old Frank Mir is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 262 pounds.
He played in the heavyweight division.
His reaching distance is 79 inches.
His style is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is a Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Kempo Karate under Ricardo Pires. The stance of this man is a southpaw.
He fought from Las Vegas, Nevada, in the U.S.
Brett S. Hernandez is a former boxer and MMA fighter who has been working with us since 2021. He usually keeps us updated with all the MMA fighting events and match records. His boxing career and analytic skills made him the best fit for this position. In his early life, Brett also worked with several fighting clubs and organizations. He was also a newspaper sports journalist from 2018–2020 and covered all domestic and international MMA events. So Hernandez has a detailed record of many MMA fighters, including their strong and weak points.