Frank Mir Welcomes Josh Barnett Back to Octagon at UFC 164

Written by Tom Ngo
May 29th, 2013

UFC Frank Mir

On Wednesday night, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Frank Mir (pictured) will welcome Josh Barnett back to the big leagues at UFC 164.

Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin hosts the August 31 festivities.

Mir will be looking to snap his two-fight skid. The former two-time UFC heavyweight champion had rattled off three straight wins prior to getting TKO’d by then-champ Junior dos Santos at UFC 146 and most recently out pointed for a decision defeat to Daniel Cormier.

Barnett, meanwhile, just inked his contract to re-join the UFC after an 11-year hiatus. “The Warmaster” has won nine of his past 10 scraps, with his lone blemish during that run coming in the finals of Strikeforce’s Heavyweight Grand Prix to Cormier.

Here is the card’s current roster:

Ben Rothwell vs. Brandon Vera

Chad Mendes vs. Clay Guida

Dustin Poirier vs. Erik Koch

Frank Mir vs. Josh Barnett

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