HeavyMMA: UFC 119 Media Call Recap

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 27: UFC fighter Shane Carwin (R) battles against Frank Mir (L) during their 'Interim' Heavyweight title bout at UFC 111 at the Prudential Center on March 27, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. Carwin won by Technical Knock Out (Strikes) at 3:48 in the 1st round. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)

HeavyMMA.com recaps media day for UFC 119:

UFC 119 is just around the corner, and today main event fighters Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and Frank Mir will sat down with the media to discuss their upcoming heavyweight clash. Check out the recap of today’s call.

1:05: Mir says his opinion of Cro Cop is the same now as it always has been. He believes that his striking is very dangerous, but is not very concerned with his submission game. Also includes that Mirko would prefer to keep the fight standing.

1:07: Mir is then asked about where he would be most comfortable. Mir says he is comfortable anywhere the fight may go.

1:09: Filipovic says that he doesn’t want short preparation to be an excuse. He also claims that he is completely prepared.

1:10: Mir is asked about his increase in size. The former champion says that he is continuing to do the same things he has been doing and is anywhere between 250 and 255 pounds.

1:11: The UFC is traveling to Indiana and will be experiencing a new market, to which Mir says he is honored to be a part of. Cro Cop addresses how this is the first main event he has been in for the UFC, saying that he is excited for the opportunity.

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