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Frank Mir making pro wrestling debut at Josh Barnett's Bloodsport


GCW announced Friday that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will make his pro wrestling debut at Josh Barnett's Bloodsport, set for April 4th in New Jersey as part of WrestleMania week activities.

No opponent was announced for the 39-year-old Mir who currently still fights for Bellator MMA.

The show will feature Barnett, also a former UFC heavyweight champion, former UFC fighter and Filthy Four Daily co-host Tom Lawlor, Jonathan Gresham, Timothy Thatcher, and the U.S. debut of Hideki Suzuki, a catch wrestler trained by Billy Robinson.

Formerly Matt Riddle's Bloodsport, the show now carries Barnett's name and is promoted as a hybrid wrestling and MMA show with no ring ropes, finishes by knockout or submission, and a look and feel based on the Jean Claude Van Damme movie of the same name. 

Last year's show was headlined by Riddle vs. Minoru Suzuki, Nick Gage vs. Thatcher, WALTER vs. Lawlor, Dan Severn, and more.