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Author Topic: Frank Mir on knives, guns, & training  (Read 1518 times)

bcorey

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Frank Mir on knives, guns, & training
« on: August 04, 2009, 03:18:27 PM »

Could it be??? 

One of the big MMA/UFC guys talking about (and supporting) reality training with guns, and gun rights?  Hock, you will love this...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5HLvMqEx9Y&feature=player_embedded

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Milldog1776

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Re: Frank Mir on knives, guns, & training
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2009, 03:50:15 PM »

I liked that. Thanks for sharing.
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whitewolf

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Re: Frank Mir on knives, guns, & training
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2009, 08:05:52 PM »

Guy got some good points-interesting comments about shooting when stresssed-what do u think Hock? WW (ELB)
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bcorey

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Re: Frank Mir on knives, guns, & training
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2009, 07:34:33 PM »

I was rather surprised to hear such well thought out ideas on the subject coming from a UFC fighter.  I've gotten so use to the testosterone laden dribble that comes out of a lot of these guys mouths.  Anyway, the subject was obviously something that Frank Mir had given some thought to, and saw the value in the gun training - especially liked the emphasis on training outside of the shooting range.  Maybe he's been to one of Hock's seminars???  ;)



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Re: Frank Mir on knives, guns, & training
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2009, 08:43:42 PM »

I've read that Mir has a CCW permit in his home state and carries regularly.  He supposedly shocked people during the pre-fight press conference of UFC 100, when he and Lesner stood up for a pose, and Mir took his shirt off and had a handgun and knife in his belt.  (I have not seen this so I cannot confirm...)

It is refreshing to hear this from a higher level MMA competitor for a change.

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Re: Frank Mir on knives, guns, & training
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2009, 08:49:54 AM »

Another MMA fighter, Brandon Vera, stated in an interview that he was also considering CCW after a home invasion that took place at his instructor's house where the perp got disarmed by both of them. And I don't blame Mir for carrying since Las Vegas is more of a cesspool nowadays with Crips and Bloods collaborating to do anything to make money. I liked his points, well said. He sounds like a pro-self defense guy. But I do hope he does not train using a real gun on his partner.
« Last Edit: August 09, 2009, 08:58:45 AM by VicMackey »
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