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first_img In this Storystream Nine years ago, Brock Lesnar and Frank Mir fought each other in a grudge-filled rematch at UFC 100. This time around, it was Lesnar who emerged victorious via second-round TKO in what would be his first heavyweight title defense.Unfortunately for Mir, he never got to settle the score with Lesnar, whom he defeated in their first fight in February 2008. He is, however, keeping the door ajar for a possible third fight sometime in the future. “Absolutely [it can happen]. I would like to make sure it occurs,” Mir told MMAWeekly. “Just be patient. I mean who would have thought I would eventually be able to face Fedor.”Mir is banking on Lesnar’s marketability and strong drawing power to turn the fight from a mere subject of conversations to a reality. “Brock likes money and I don’t think there’s anybody he could get more pay-per-view buys on than facing me,” Mir said. “I feel that fight will still work itself out because of what the financial ramifications are, it just makes sense.”In the meantime, Mir is tasked to face Fedor Emelianenko this weekend at Bellator 198 in Rosemont, Illinois as part of the company’s eight-man heavyweight Grand Prix. Nightmare Matchup for UFC’s Biggest Stars Mir: I would like to make sure a third Lesnar fight occurs Gloves UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler fight card Greatest Highlights of Anderson Silva’s Career Lockdown duffle bag Apparel King Ryan Longsleeve Shirt More: Latest From Our Partners Which is More Dangerous – MMA or Football? Timeline of Israel Adesanya’s Rapid Rise to UFC Contender Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images Conor lashes out at Herb Dean, says Khabib was ‘riddled in panic’ during bus attack ProMax 440 BJJ GI Brock Lesnar’s WWE Future After UFC Retirement Standard BJJ Gicenter_img More From Sale UFC 240: Fights to make View all 19 stories Bellator 198: Fedor vs. Mir fight card Mir on loss to Fedor: ‘I let my ego dictate how I fought’ Standard Ranked Rashguard Accessories Latest From MMA Warehouse White: McGregor didn’t like my comments about Masvidal being ‘too big’ for him Top Contenders for Fight of the Year Gordon Ryan Competition Kit Good Night Tee White on Nunes-Cris rematch: ‘That’s the fight I want to make’ Bellator 198: Fedor vs. Mir full fight week coverage, results, play-by-play, analysis, highlights, more Bloody Elbow Robert Whittaker hails ‘Wonderboy’ the best ‘outside fighter’ in MMAlast_img read more