Frank Mir, of present age 38, is acknowledged as an American based mixed martial artist, who contends for Bellator MMA in Heavyweight division. Formerly he has contested in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (briefly as UFC) for span of sixteen years. Being a prior UFC Heavyweight Champion, he presently possesses the record for maximum fights, wins, as well as submissions inside history of UFC Heavyweight. Net worth of Frank Mir is mainly amassed from his appearance made as mixed martial artist, get further details here:
Las Vegas, located in Nevada is the place where Mir was born and brought up. Mir started training and challenging in American Kenpo at one school possessed by his parents, receiving his black belt in form of a teenager. His father was a Cuban-based wrestler of Russian as well as Moroccan inheritance, who performed a lead role in persuading him to start wrestling on the base that it can assist him stop submissions.
He has teamed up with the wrestling team at a high school while he was in his junior year and he has lost his initial nine matches. In his senior year i.e. 1998, he went at 44–1 and received win in a state championship. He has played fullback as well as defensive end on the football team of school which reached at Southern Zone based semi-finals in year 1997, and even contended in track as well as field. Moreover, his discus throw of 177 feet, and 10 inches is yet a Sunset Regional top score.
Mir has encountered UFC matchmaker named Joe Silva at one Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) school. It is found that Silva has seen talents in Mir and recommended that he contest in mixed martial arts. He has created his formal debut against wrestler named Jerome Smith at HOOKnSHOOT: Showdown in year 2001.
In year 2001, at UFC 34: High Voltage, he has made his UFC based debut played against sixth degree BJJ based black belt i.e. Roberto Traven. Also, Traven had formerly contended in the UFC (in UFC 11) and it was year 1999 based ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship for open class champion.
Frank Mir has faced Ian Freeman within London, in England, at UFC 38: Brawl at the Hall during year 2002. Notwithstanding many leglock efforts by Mir, Freeman has attained side control for four minutes to the initial round and placed many punches as well as elbows to head of Mir.
Moreover, Spike TV has declared in year 2008 that prior UFC champion would challenge with the present UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion as well as prior PRIDE Heavyweight Champion named as Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira in form of the coaches for the season eight of The Ultimate Fighter.
Mir’s wife name is Jennifer and this couple is having three children. Moreover, Jennifer is having a son derived from a former relationship whom Mir has adopted. Basically Mir is an atheist as well as Libertarian. Also, he has followed a vegan diet for span of one year; however he transferred to Paleo diet because of scarcity of energy. He faces from low testosterone as well as experienced testosterone replacement therapy since year 2012 till its outlawing in year 2014.
How much is Frank Mir Net Worth in 2017
As of 2017, net worth of Frank Mir is assessed to be $10 million US dollars. Chiefly he is known to be a mix martial artist and he earned mainly from this profession. Moreover, he is having the present record for greatest victories as well as greatest submission wins inside history of UFC Heavyweight, and even maximum fights inside Heavyweight division. Besides, he is even the only man who has ever got win in a match through a toe hold submission. Also, he possesses one Black belt within Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and got victory in year 2007 based NAGA Absolute Division.
Appearance as a mixed martial artist in UFC gave Frank Mir major acclaim and even experience in his career. He won Heavyweight championship and many other prestigious championships in this. This proves his talents as a mixed martial artist globally.