This is a historic moment in combat sports, because at the time of this fight, everyone was terrified of Bob Sapp. He had almost ended Big Nog's career, and twice defeated the greatest of all time kickboxer, Ernesto Hoost.
Styles make fights though, and Cro Cop came out with the perfect strategy and game plan. You can tell by his celebration how much it meant to beat Bob Sapp. After all, Cro Cop has lost to Ernesto three time in his career in high profile and high stakes matches.
I'm making this feature as a tribute to Cro Cop because he has announced his official retirement. Cro Cop hada severe neck injury leading up to his fight with Roy Nelson, which caused him to have a stroke.
His doctor says he can never fight or get hit again. Cro Cop says that he is very lucky to have survived this tragedy and confirms that he will never step into the ring or octagon.
He has one of the most decorated careers in kickboxing and MMA history. Right leg hospital, left leg cemetery. Let's all