- 2 years ago
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At 37 years old, Croatian combat-sports legend Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic believes he will again compete in MMA.
Despite walking away from the Ultimate Fighting Championship after an October loss to Roy Nelson, Filipovic told MMAjunkie.com and USA TODAY Sports that he is training in the sport and envisions a return to MMA.
"Concerning my retirement from the UFC, I said it was my last fight for the UFC and last fight on the present contract, but I did not say, 'I won't keep fighting,'" F read news >>
It appears that the MMA retirement of Mirko Filipovic might not have stuck. "Cro Cop" reportedly will continue his return to MMA for a PRIDE rematch with Aleksander Emelianenko, Fedor's brother, in November in Russia. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic talks about his fighting, injuries, and the dwindling days of his legendary career, leading up to UFC 119 and Frank Mir... read news >>
- 5 years ago
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Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic informed Croation Sports Magazine Sportske-Novosti that he has resumed training after successful surgery to repair ligament damage in his knee. read news >>
- 6 years ago
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Although the recent news that Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic had been released from his UFC contract at first appeared to be a case of the UFC cutting its losses, the Croatian heavyweight vows that he’ll return to the organization. read news >>
- 6 years ago
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After learning that Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic had left the UFC to return to Japan and fight for the new organization DREAM, some ex-UFC fighters gave their thoughts on the current situation: read news >>
Right elbow, hospital. Left elbow, stitches. Famed kickboxing legend Mirko Filipovic took on Japanese Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii in a heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fight under the Inoki Genome Fight (IGF) banner on Sat., Aug. 23, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. And this one was over in two. While "Cro Cop" gets to leave "The Land of the Rising Sun" with a technical knockout win, he doesn't get to credit one of his patented cemetery kicks. That's because Ishii was busted open by an elb read news >>
Mirko Filipovic used one sharp elbow strike to avoid becoming the latest addition to Satoshi Ishii’s collection of veteran scalps. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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- 2 months ago
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For a retired MMA fighter, he sure is busy. Famed kickboxing legend Mirko Filipovic taking on a Japanese Olympic judo gold medalist? No, this isn't a replay of PRIDE: "Critical Countdown Absolute" on Fight Pass, but rather a new match up pitting "Cro Cop" against next-gen judoka Satoshi Ishii, in a heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fight under the Inoki Genome Fight (IGF) banner on Aug. 23, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Sherdog confirmed the match up on Sunday. Filipovic (28-11-2, 1 NC) is facing off read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Finally it is official, Croatia's elite Police Special Forces member Mirko Filipovic, better known as "Cro Cop", will fight against Russian paratrooper Sergei Kharitonov at GLORY 17.
Glory 17: Los Angeles will be held on June 21 at the The Forum in Inglewood, California, USA.
K-1 World Grand Prix winner Mirko Filipovic lost his last kickboxing match against Dutch Remy Bonjasky at Glory 14: Zagreb, however this was his only lost fight since his kickboxing return. read news >>