Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir is about calling off his illustrious career with the UFC. The UFC veteran was suspended after he tested positive for oral turinadol, a banned substance under USADA anti-doping law.
Mir who started his UFC career in 2001 is one of the longest tenured fighters on the UFC roster.
According to USADA, the veteran fighter remains suspended until April 2018. However, on Monday’s edition of the MMA, the fighter stated that he is seeking release from his contract with the UFC. According to the fighter: “As of now I’m under suspension, as troubling as that is, they have it to where I can’t do any broadcasting, Not that I was ever going to get it in there, just because I’ve been asking for several years since the WEC since put this in the rotation, right now I’d like to be released by the UFC so I can continue my career in other avenues.” Read more »