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Report: Frank Mir Injured, Out Of Heavyweight Showdown With Daniel Cormier

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is the latest fighter to go down with an injury.

Mir, who suffered an undisclosed knee injury according to a report by MMAjunkie.com, will not face Daniel Cormier in November at Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir.

Mir was scheduled to become the first active UFC fighter to compete for Strikeforce. Nothing has been confirmed by Zuffa, the UFC or Strikeforce.

Cormier is expected to join the ranks of the UFC’s heavyweight division after fighting once more for Strikeforce. A replacement for Mir is unknown at this time.

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Event Date: March 31, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC 210: Cormier Vs. Johnson 2

Event Date: April 8, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2

Event Date: April 8, 2017
Broadcast: Spike

UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis

Event Date: April 15, 2017
Broadcast: Fox, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 108: Swanson vs. Lobov

Event Date: April 22, 2017
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2

Event Date: May 13, 2017
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass