Mir To Promote AVB Fights In U.S.
Since leaving the UFC, Frank Mir has made an attempt to diversify his portfolio in the world of MMA. Mir’s first move was to sign with Bellator, and will be facing former PRIDE and Strikeforce star Fedor in the 2018 heavyweight grand prix.
The latest move for the former UFC heavyweight champion, per a story from MMA Mania, is to become the United States based promoter for Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB), based out of Russa. ACB is
“I actually approached them,” Mir said. “I know they are keen to break into the American market and I’m down for doing less travel, so I asked if they were interested in coming to America, then I could be a contact in the US that could promote the events for them which they were very open to.”
ACB looks to roll out their international plans in the next few weeks.