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Mirko Cro Cop is one of the biggest stars in MMA history. Yet, he rarely did any MMA sparring in preparation for his fights. The former PRIDE grand prix winner told Ariel Helwani on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour that he never really did any sparring with MMA fighters before previous fights -- just mainly jiu-jitsu players and kickboxers. For this training camp, ahead of his bout with Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night 64 on April 11 in Poland, Cro Cop will bring UFC heavyweight title contende read news >>

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Mirko Cro Cop dips in a tub of ice-cold water. Hilarity ensues. read news >>

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Anyone else expect a different outcome in their much-anticipated rematch? When Gabriel Gonzaga gave Mirko Filipovic a taste of his own medicine by knocking him out via head kick eight years ago at UFC 70, it was the first of six losses "Cro Cop" would suffer under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. And the best of all time (says this guy). Fast forward three years from his last fight inside the Octagon -- a knockout loss to Roy Nelson -- and Mirko finds himself signed to the world' read news >>

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Yeah, it's cold. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its debut in Poland with UFC Fight Night 64 inside Kraków Arena on April 11, 2015. Headlining the UFC Fight Pass mixed martial arts (MMA) card will be the heavyweight rematch between Gabriel Gonzaga and Mirko Filipovic. See them face off below. The first face off between @gonzagabjj and Cro Cop ahead of their rematch at #UFCKrakow. http://t.co/O9SsL8oTGE pic.twitter.com/91SCNKDIjU — UFC United Kingdom (@UFC_UK) February 24, 2015 In read news >>

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When Gabrial Gonzaga knocked out Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 70, it was one of the biggest upsets in UFC history. On April 11, both heavyweights will meet again at UFC Krakow, and the Croatian Sensation seems obsessed with avenging the arguably biggest loss of his career. read news >>

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Mirko Cro Cop discusses why he's coming back to the UFC. read news >>

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Mirko Cro Cop knows his MMA career is winding down. But there are a few more things he wants to accomplish before he steps away for good. The legendary striker was intrigued by the idea of signing with the UFC because of the potential losses he could avenge in rematches. Gabriel Gonzaga was at the top of the list. Cro Cop will get his chance to get Gonzaga back for a stunning knockout in 2007 in the main event of UFC Fight Night 64 on April 11 in Krakow, Poland. "It was one of the fights I will read news >>

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According to Brendan Schaub he battled an addiction to Oxycontin after his bout against Mirko Cro Cop Brendan Schaub was a guest Joe Rogan's latest 'Fight Companion' podcast last Saturday, and the UFC heavyweight revealed some details about an addiction he had following his bout against Mirko Cro Cop in 2011. Schaub knocked out the MMA legend, but in the process of getting one of the biggest wins of his career, he also sustained a broken nose that required surgery. "They put these brackets up th read news >>

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When Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic returns to the UFC in Krakow on April 11th, he won't be returning for financial reasons. In fact, he says he's doing it to "right some things". During the Pride FC era, Mirko Cro Cop has been one of the most feared heavyweight-MMA fighters in the world. His stoic composure, paired with efficient kickboxing and a deadly left high kick made him a dangerous opponent for every top fighter in the business. His MMA résumé features multiple historic fights against the lik read news >>

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This April, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic will take a third shot at the UFC's heavyweight division. What can the UFC do to make the most of him? It's official: this April, three and a half years after his last UFC campaign sputtered out, Mirko Cro Cop will make his return to the Octagon. He'll face his old nemesis Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night: Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga in the UFC's Polish debut. Cro Cop will be 40 years old, and he'll be carrying with him three victories in MMA and seven in kickboxi read news >>

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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 >>

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