- 2 years ago
- 202 views
Two-time Strikeforce vet and former kickboxing world champion Ray Sefo
will face Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic in a striking-rules contest.
The bout, which had been rumored for several weeks, is now official according to Sefo, who announced the fight via Twitter.
"Some news for you all," Sefo wrote. "My fight with Mirko 'Cro Cop' has been confirmed for March 10."
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- 6 years ago
- 501 views
K-1 fighter Ray Sefo (1-0) turned down an offer to fight former UFC heavyweight Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (22-6-2) at next month’s DREAM show in Japan. 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 >>
- 4 years ago
- 1588 views
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic has no clue why Fedor Emelianenko signed with Strikeforce and decided against testing himself inside the UFC. Like much of the mixed martial arts community, the Russian’s decision left him scratching his head. read news >>
- 5 years ago
- 737 views
As expected following recent comments by the heavyweight fighter, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic (24-6-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC) will return to the UFC and fight Mostapha Al-Turk (6-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at next weekend's UFC 99 event, the UFC today announced. read news >>
- 10 days ago
- 567 views
Mirko Filipovic used one sharp elbow strike to avoid becoming the latest addition to Satoshi Ishii’s collection of veteran scalps. read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 122 views
It's a rare day when a fight announcement outside the walls of the UFC and Bellator permeates the ether around Bloody Elbow, but Satoshi Ishii vs. Mirko Filipovic promises to be an interesting scrap. If there's one big "name" heavyweight operating outside the bounds of a major MMA promotion in today's landscape it's Satoshi Ishii. An Olympic gold medal Judoka (no, not Ronda Rousey) for Japan, Ishii has been tabbed for stardom in MMA since his first bouts. In that way that only Japanese MMA seems read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 53 views
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 >>
- 5 months ago
- 37 views
Match a UFC vet with a fighter groomed in smaller promotions, and most fans will pick the former. WSOF champion Steve Carl is no longer an unknown, but the promotion’s president said he still struggles to be taken seriously. Filed under: News, World Series of Fighting (...) read news >>
- 5 months ago
- 63 views
Former Pride and K-1 champion Mirko Filipovic believes former UFC middleweight top dog Anderson Silva will never be the same dominant force after suffering a broken left tibia and fibula late last year. Despite the fact the Brazilian fan favorite resumed training less than two months after the gruesome injury, "Cro Cop" believes the legendary fighter's best days are still behind him, per MMA Fighting. "I heard, thank God, he's recovering, but it'll always leave a scar in his mind, and even physi read news >>