Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) #LastTimeMirWon.kingpin, , has been in a tailspin, losing four consecutive matches and inspiring the social media meme,
Accordingly, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace was well aware that his five-round main event showdown against "Bigfoot" do or die" career situation.in the main event of tonight (Feb. 22, 2015) was potentially a "
Well, Mir "did" his thing, finally, inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil (watch full fight video highlights here).
Mir came out looking to dictate pace, pumping a left jab and landing a nice left hook as Bigfoot fell back into the fence. Bigfoot tossed out a few feeble leg kicks, giving Mir an opening to unleash a jab, then blistering left hook that dropped the Brazilian.
As Bigfoot fell to the canvas, seemingly in slow motion, Mir unloaded about 10 unanswered punches and elbows until the referee finally stepped in, giving the former division champion his first victory in four years.
And a great addition to his highlight reel.
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