The Mir Lock

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  1. Joe_Armstrong

    Joe_Armstrong Starfleet Belt

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    Why don't we see this move used more in the UFC ?

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    UFC 36 - Frank Mir vs Pete Williams

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  2. miltonwaddams

    miltonwaddams Banned Banned

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    I dont know but more Mir Black Magic, Pete Williams career fell off a cliff afterwards
     
  3. The Soothsayer

    The Soothsayer Purple Belt

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    Mir's a bad man.

    After the Nogueira fight, I remove all limitations in what I believe Mir can do on the mat.
     
  4. Joe_Armstrong

    Joe_Armstrong Starfleet Belt

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    Frank Mir was wizard subbing people more than 100 UFC's ago.
     
  5. Oxycodone

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    improvised key locks >
     
  6. Diet Otsuka

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    The real problem with the Mir lock is it requires you to be fighting Pete Williams.
     
  7. Kanster

    Kanster Guest

    I think he can pull that off on Barry and possibly Hunt.
     
  8. MMABr

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    If he hits the mat in an eventual fight with Werdum, you'll see a very limited Mir.
     
  9. Crono7

    Crono7 GET TO THE CHOPPA

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    LOL this.

    Williams' career highlight is this moment:

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  10. orangecuse

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    I was going to say because we're in the year 2013 coming up on UFC 156 not UFC 36.
     
  11. Karelinator

    Karelinator Bulgarian pursuittt Platinum Member

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    I would say:

    1. Not enough Mirs.
    2. Not enough Williams's.

    And it's not very likely to happen without both of those provided.
     
  12. The Soothsayer

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    You might very well be right, but I've heard that feeling before with Nogueira.
     
  13. Damianj

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    Everybody said the same thing about Nog and a rattled Mir, nearly KO'd, tooled Nog on the ground and then snapped his arm in half.
     
  14. MMABr

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    The thing is, Minotauro isn't even close to Fabricio's level in BJJ (currently, and for quite a while). Not hating on Nog, it's just a fact and I think he would even admit it, just as Mir admitted he would try to 'box' with Werdum at all costs in an eventual fight.
     
  15. Bmurray

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    I disagree.

    This is one of the best matches we haven't had the privilege of witnessing yet.
     
  16. Momentosis

    Momentosis King Whitebelt Platinum Member

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    I've hit this move rolling in matches before so it's not entirely impossible.



    It's just really hard to get in position for.
     
  17. pepo6ka

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    The whole grappling exchange was Nog going for a d'arce, Mir reversing and locking a submission which he was able to mantain. That isn't what i call tooling. It was just a nice display of skills against an overzealous opponent.
     
  18. Idonotbelieveit

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    petey is no bum..

    frank was going for the triangle, couldn't get it so used the shoulder crank, nasty submission.
     
  19. The Soothsayer

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    My way of thinking, too, homie. Mir's a killer on the ground. A

    A death duel with Fabricio would have my attention. I was wanting Nogueira to beat Mir, but Mir took my ass on a heartbreaking roller coaster ride, and it's excellent drama.
     
  20. MMABr

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    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2012/2/3/2768801/fabricio-werdum-ufc-143-frank-mir-submissions-grappling

    Would love to see a fight between them, Werdum's better everywhere IMO but there's no certainties in MMA once the fight starts.
     

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