“I’ve improved dramatically. I hardly even lift weights anymore. I lift weights, but that’s not my main focus. I’m a fighter now, and I want to evolve and make myself a well-rounded fighter, so obviously I’m not going to leave any stone unturned, when it comes to submissions, submission defense, striking, knees, leg kicks, and also learning to defend everything. It’s not just an offensive sport because you’re going to take some punches and you’re going to give some punches. You’ve got to be able to handle both sides of the spectrum. I’ve brought in a number of highly trained trainers to help me evolve, and I believe we’ve left no stone unturned.”
—Brock Lesnar on the UFC 100 media teleconference claiming he’s much better fighter than he was when he first fought Frank Mir.
I don’t doubt Brock has “improved dramatically” even since his last fight against Randy Couture, but if Mir locks in a submission, I’m not expecting him to execute the appropriate escape either. That said, I’m betting Brock keeps himself out of any dangerous positions, and beats Frank Mir.
What do you guys think? Who wins? Mir or Lesnar?