TUF Rumor: Frank Mir, Nogueira Pined At Coaches of Season 8

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Updated: April 17, 2008

According to CagePotato:

An unofficial source tells Cage Potato that the coaches have been signed for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter, and they are none other than UFC heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and former champ Frank Mir.

Of course, this means that Mir will be getting the next shot at the heavyweight strap, and that the title will be out of circulation for a looooong time while they film, edit, and air the show.

Two top picks for the next season of TUF, as long as they could figure a way around “Big” Nogs language barrier. Who wouldn’t want to see a top notch Brazilian team in action.

4 Comments

  1. bjj26

    April 17, 2008 at 12:47 am

    That would be an interesting match up for the belt two well respected black belts going at eachother might be a stale mate or very exciting but definitely worth seeing

  2. roy

    April 17, 2008 at 1:51 am

    i hate when they use the champ in these shows tying up the belt, they should use vets or retired fighters not the cahmp, also i don't think mir deserves a title shot yet but i guess they don't have anyone else.

  3. Kash

    April 17, 2008 at 4:43 am

    Yeah it sucks that they have to tie up the belt like that. I like the match up and I saw it coming. They haven't even started filming the show so this is going to be a long time from now.

  4. tom

    April 17, 2008 at 7:37 am

    hell yeah like next school year which is gay

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