Daniel Cormier: It’s ‘very disturbing’ to think Frank Mir wants to take my limbs home

Esther Lin for MMA Fighting

Frank Mir wants to take Daniel Cormier's limbs home with him after UFC on FOX 7, and "DC" finds that thought "very disturbing."

Former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir truly has a unique way with words.

In his usual Mir-esque way, Frank recently declared that should Daniel Cormier make a mistake in their UFC on FOX 7 heavyweight fight on April 20, 2013, he will "hunt him down" and "take one of his limbs home" with him.

For his part, Cormier says he won't be going into the Octagon looking to fight with a whole lot of emotion and says if Mir's mind truly works that way, then he finds it "very disturbing."

The Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner said as much during this week's UFC on FOX 7 media conference call:

"Well, you know, I'm real big on fighting with emotion. I'm not going to fight with any emotion and there's not anything Frank can ever say about me that's going to make me fight a fight that's more dangerous. I really don't know. I've stated time and time again that I think there's only a select few individuals who can take the beatings that Frank has taken and all this stuff and still continue to be the way he is. Doesn't matter to me. I mean, I'm going to go out there and I'm going to fight my fight. I'm hoping it's promotion, because if that's the way his mind works, then it's very disturbing."

If he thought that was disturbing, he should listen to this.

It's not the first -- and probably not the last -- time the submission wizard declared he would be ripping opponents limbs off. Before his bout against Mirko Filipovic at UFC 119, Mir said he wouldn't mind taking one of "Cro Cop's" appendages home for his mantle.

Though he didn't submit the former PRIDE standout, he did knock him out in the third and final round.

And while the former 265-pound champ is talking the talk, he has also proved he can walk the walk, by breaking Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira's arm during their UFC 140 bout.

But, will Frank even be able to get the former Olympic wrestler down to the mat and grab on to one of his stocky limbs? Or will Cormier find a way to end the fight long before it ever reaches that point?

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