Former Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir is not someone who takes any decision lightly, so when it emerged that he considered quitting the sport after his loss to Alistair Overeem, it doesn’t seem an exaggeration.
According to reports, following his unanimous decision loss at the hands of the Dutchman, Mir gave himself plenty of time to introspect before he decided to return to fighting in the end.
Mir, who suffered his fourth straight defeat during the loss to Overeem, said during a television show that retirement was on his mind for some time. He said that he thought about it, considering that if he didn’t get to have a proper off season and couldn’t get his fitness up to an optimum level, he would have hung up his gloves. Read more »