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Mir brings boxing, wrestling up to speed

Updated: May 26, 2011, 5:55 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

It was a horrific sight.

Three weeks before the biggest fight of his career, Frank Mir stood inside a boxing ring at Striking Unlimited in Las Vegas looking like a fish out of water.

There was no pop behind his jab; by professional standards, his footwork was atrocious; and the sparring partners assigned to get him ready for a rematch with then-UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar displayed limited stand-up skills.

But what professional boxing trainer ...

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