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Mir's money is on Couture victory over Lesnar

Both have amateur pedigrees. Both are physical specimens. Both are extremely confident. So why is former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir convinced that Randy Couture will handle Brock Lesnar when the two meet in the Octagon on Nov. 15? Sherdog explores.

Originally Published: September 24, 2008
By Loretta Hunt | Sherdog.com

If Frank Mir were a betting man, he'd let it ride on Randy Couture in his UFC heavyweight title defense against upstart Brock Lesnar on Nov. 15 in Las Vegas.

Though the matchup is a sure bet to draw a strong contingent of MMA and pro wrestling fans alike, Mir, who coaches a team of eight prospects on "The Ultimate Fighter 8" show, believes inexperience will prove to be Lesnar's greatest inhibitor at UFC 91.

"I think it's too early in his career," says Mir of Lesnar, who will ...

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