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Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic vs. Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga headlines with Jan Blachowicz vs. Jimi ‘Poster Boy’ Manuwa as co-main read news >>

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Mirko Cro-Cop's return to the UFC will be against an all-too-familiar foe in the main event of the promotion's debut in Poland. Earlier today, the UFC announced three European-based events over the next few months, including a debut appearance in Krakow, Poland on April 18th. Confirmed for the main event is a heavyweight rematch from 2007, as Mirko Filipovic meets once more with Gabriel Gonzaga on the Fight Pass-streamed card. Light heavyweights Jimi Manuwa and Jan Blachowicz will take part in t read news >>

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Not only is Mirko Cro Cop back in the UFC, but now he's booked into a fight against his old nemesis, Gabriel Gonzaga. The UFC's senior vice president and general manager of Europe, David Allen, announced the fight during a press conference from Stockholm, Sweden on Friday. Cro Cop-Gonzaga II will headline the UFC's foray into Poland. That event will take place in Krakow on April 11. Cro Cop and Gonzaga previously met at UFC 70 in Manchester, England, in 2007, and to this day remains one of the m read news >>

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STOCKHOLM – The recent news that Mirko Filipovic has re-signed with the UFC sent a mild shockwave through MMA. Hear his fellow fighters’ thoughts on his return inside. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Famed heavyweight striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic is once again headed back to the Octagon. read news >>

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According to a report by BloodyElbow.com's John Joe O'Regan, legendary heavyweight striker Mirko Cro Cop is poised to return to western MMA with the UFC. The news was then confirmed by UFC President Dana White by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. The announcement comes days after Bellator President Scott Coker discussed the promotion's interest in signing the still-popular Croation. BREAKING: Mirko Cro Cop has signed with the UFC, per Dana White. Just announced on #themmahour. First reported by @ read news >>

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Famed heavyweight striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic is once again headed back to the Octagon. read news >>

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Out of the UFC for more than three years, MMA legend Mirko Filipovic is on his way back to the promotion.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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The master of the left head kick is coming back to the UFC. Mirko Cro Cop, a legendary knockout artist from his days in PRIDE, has been re-signed by the UFC after four years away. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news with MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani. It was initially reported on Twitter by journalist John Joe O'Regan. Cro Cop, 40, didn't have a great first run with the UFC. Actually, it wouldn't be unfair to call it disappointing given all the hype behind him coming from PRIDE. The Cr read news >>

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The last time we saw Mirko Filipovic inside the Octagon, he was getting KTFO by Roy Nelson at UFC 137. In fact, that was the third straight knockout loss for the Croat, who also went belly up (and face down) against Frank Mir and Brendan Schaub, respectively. It was no surprise then, to hear him announce his retirement in late 2011, which lasted all of six months. Following a brief stint in kickboxing, "Cro Cop" returned to mixed martial arts (MMA) in 2012, where he now stands at 3-1 (30-11-2, 1 read news >>

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Mirko “CroCop” Filipovic is returning to the UFC. The veteran Croatian heavyweight has agreed a new multi-fight deal with the organization, a source close to the situation tells me. His last fight for the UFC was in October 2011 when he suffered a loss to Roy Nelson in Las Vegas, Nevada. More recently Filipovic had competed in kickboxing and was 1-1 in GLORY as well as the winner of the 2012 K-1 World Heavyweight Grand Prix. This past New Year's Eve he fought in Japan under MMA rules and defeate read news >>

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TEMECULA, Calif. -- Scott Coker went to Japan for New Year's with hopes of luring Fedor Emelianenko out of retirement, among other things. Instead, he might have found another Eastern European MMA legend for Bellator MMA. Coker said Friday night after Bellator 132 at Pechanga Resort & Casino that Bellator officials have spoken with Mirko Cro Cop about signing with the organization. Cro Cop is one of the most well-known fighters of all time, famous for his devastating head kick knockouts in PRIDE read news >>

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Kimbo Slice just signed with Bellator, and Scott Coker says he's definitely interested in signing Mirko Cro Cop as well. During Bellator 132, Bellator officially announced the signing of Kevin Ferguson, better known as Kimbo Slice. The former YouTube sensation, UFC fighter, and pro-boxer, will be returning to MMA and he spoke about it on the interview above. (HT: Zombie Prophet) "I've been trying to keep busy as much as possible," said Slice. "Been boxing over the past couple of years. My curren read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Mirko Cro Cop vs. #3 Fedor Emelianenko. Vote now! Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Machida era. The former UFC Light Heavyweight champion and resident #1 seed has claimed his spot in the elite 8. Lyoto Machida easily rolled over #4 seed Vitor Belfort by an impressive score of 71-13. Now things get tough as Machida takes on #2 Anthony Pettis with a spot in the Final 4 up for read news >>

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