Before Frank Mir went down with a shoulder injury, the UFC had decided to have him fight Daniel Cormier on the November Strikeforce card. The injury caused the fight to be removed and now takes place at UFC on FOX 7. As for Mir, he’s already preparing for the encounter.
“I’m feeling very well,” said Mir to TATAME. “Sometimes you focus only on training because you look in the mirror and forget the conditioning work. But my rehab is great, I’m back training and now my focus is to win this fight.”
The undefeated Cormier will challenge Mir, who is a former UFC heavyweight champion.
After the fight, both competitors are already looking ahead. Cormier has expressed interest in dropping to light heavyweight to challenge Jon Jones and Mir wants to get back in the title picture after losing a chance to be called champion in early 2012. Mir looks at Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem as his next fights.
UFC on FOX is set for April 20 from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA.