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Jul 20, 2016 10:19 am

UFC released Mirko Cro Cop from contract, allowing him to fight at Rizin

Rizin FF has continued to keep the ball rolling since MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve. Since then, the promotion held their official ‘Rizin 1’ event back in April, and will look to build more momentum as we get closer to the end of the year. Earlier this...

Jul 16, 2016 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Mirko Cro Cop hunting for Pokemon

Pokemon Go has been sweeping the world as trainers around the world have gotten off their couches and into nature in order to ‘Catch em all’. One man who isn’t missing out on the craze is MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop, who it was recently announced would be competing in the Rizin FF 16-man tournament...

Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Rizin returns with 16 man tournament, Mirko Cro Cop & Wanderlei Silva to participate

Rizin FF returns September 25th in Japan with a 16-man heavyweight tournament. According to MMAFighting, the event will feature 16 heavyweight fighters, including MMA legends Mirko Cro Cop and Wanderlei Silva, with the quarterfinal round going down on December 29th, followed by the semifinal on New Year’s Eve, one year after Fedor Emelianenko made his...

Feb 2, 2016 1:59 pm

On This Day: Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic gets soccer kick TKO win

On this day in MMA history, legendary fighter Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic picked up an impressive 1st round TKO win 12 years ago at Pride 27. The win for Cro Cop came by way of soccer kick, and was just Cro Cop’s 11th professional fight. It extended his professional record to 8-1-2. In addition, it...

Jan 30, 2016 12:03 pm

New fights added to UFC Croatia: Cro Cop not coming out of retirement

Fight Night 86 is starting to come together as the UFC announced four fights added to the first UFC event in Croatia. With Croatia being the country of Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, one would imagine a push to get the former Pride champion back in the octagon one last time for a rubber-match with Gabriel...

Dec 30, 2015 7:41 am

Rare Video: Mirko Cro Cop Filipovic Training with his Son?

Retired former  UFC fighter and K-1 Grand-Prix champion Mirko Filipovic fought his final fight at UFC Fight Night 64.   The contest with Gabriel Gonzaga ended in classic “Cro Cop” fashion with a finish extending his win streak to three before calling it quits. Filipovic (31-11-2-1 MMA) at 41 looks like he can easily go...

Dec 17, 2015 10:04 am

Clip Of The Day: Kevin Randleman knocks out Mirko Cro Cop

Kevin Randleman vs Mirko Cro Cop on April 25, 2004 in Saitama, Japan #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 16, 2015 at 11:17am PST Talk about some historic fight footage! For UFC President Dana White’s ‘Clip Of The Day’ today he selected a clip from Pride Total Elimination 2004. It was...

Nov 25, 2015 4:11 pm

Mirko Cro Cop gets 2 year suspension

Last month MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop withdrew from his UFC FN 79 bout against Anthony Hamilton and subsequently retired due to a shoulder injury. Shortly after Cro Cop announced his retirement, he released a second statement admitting that he used human growth hormone to treat the shoulder injury. Wednesday afternoon the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency...

Nov 12, 2015 7:01 pm

Cro Cop admits to growth hormone usage

Last week Mirko Cro Cop revealed that he would be retiring from MMA as a result of a shoulder injury sustained in training. Cro Cop penned a lengthy statement on his official website, where he explained that he had been training with an injury throughout his entire training camp for his UFC Fight Night: Seoul...

Nov 11, 2015 5:50 pm

Officials reveal Cro Cop potentially violated Anti-Doping policy

Earlier this week it was revealed that MMA legend Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic had retired from MMA competition ahead of his ‘UFC FN: Seoul’ bout against Anthony Hamilton later this month. While Cro Cop blamed a lingering shoulder injury for his retirement, the UFC announced that he had also potentially violated the USADA rules. They...

Nov 11, 2015 11:52 am

WATCH! Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s interview after announcing retirement

Iz jucernjasnjeg dnevnika. . Eng sub Posted by Mirko Filipovic on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 MMA pioneer Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s recent retirement announcement made MMA news headlines all over the world. The 41-year-old Croatian said that injuries have sidelined him from training and ultimately made him decide to retire from the sport. Filipovic spoke...

Nov 10, 2015 9:18 am

Rothwell ‘denied’ opportunity to fill in for Cro Cop

It looks like Ben Rothwell’s wishes are continuing to just go up in smoke. Rothwell revealed on Twitter that he was denied the spot from the UFC to fill in for Mirko Filipovic after Filipovic announced he had to pull out of UFC Fight Night 79. Filipovic was set to fight against Anthony Hamilton, but...

Nov 10, 2015 7:11 am

Mirko Cro Cop pulls out of UFC FN Seoul co-headliner, retires from MMA

News broke this morning that MMA and kickboxing legend Mirko Cro Cop had withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Seoul co-main event bout later this month, and subsequently retired from MMA. Cro Cop released a message via his website, revealing that a shoulder injury which he has been training with throughout this entire fight camp...

Aug 22, 2015 2:03 pm

Mirko Cro Cop Confirms South Korea Booking

Well the UFC have yet to announce any fights for the newly announced event in South Korea, UFC Fight Night 79, but MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop went ahead and confirmed that he’s going to be on the card. Cro Cop didn’t say anything about an opponent, just that he’ll be on the card. Check...

Aug 21, 2015 2:57 pm

Matt Mitrione Eyeing Scrap With Legend Mirko Cro Cop

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione would be ‘honored’ to fight MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop. The UFC is heading to South Korea on Nov. 28 for an event that will be held at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul. Rumored to be on that card? the headkick specialist himself, Crop Cop. That’s according to MMAFighting, who...

Jul 5, 2015 6:00 am

Free Fight! Frank Mir vs. Mirko Cro Cop (Full)

Mirko Cro Cop is one of the most devastating strikers to compete in MMA, and his high left kick has lead many opponents to a brutal KO. Frank Mir, a high level black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission artist with wrestling skills, looks to win. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate...

Jun 17, 2015 11:46 am

Revenge Fights A Must For UFC’s Mirko Cro Cop

The UFC heavyweight and all around MMA legend enjoyed getting his revenge against Gabriel Gonzaga and says he would like to go after a few more of the fighters that have beaten him over the years. Cro Cop said, on his website, that there are those who he wants to fight again, and those that...

May 10, 2015 9:42 am

Alistair Overeem: ‘I Broke Cro Cop, He Doesn’t Want A Rematch With Me’

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem recently spoke about the possibility of a rematch between himself and Mirko Cro Cop. Speaking with Submission Radio, Overeem explained why he doesn’t think Cro Cop will be calling him out anytime soon. “Actually, I don’t think so, because he’s got a bad memory of me. In the fight, if we’re...

Apr 23, 2015 2:00 am

Cro Cop Talks About the Time He Choked Out Fabricio Werdum

Mirco Cro Cop made a triumphant return to the octagon two weeks ago when he sliced open Gabriel Gonzaga with a brutal elbow before finishing him in the third round. The victory earned him a spot on the Official UFC Top 15 Rankings and he could be climbing his way up. If he ever encounters...

Apr 16, 2015 2:01 am

HE’S BACK! Cro Cop Cracks the Top 15!

Who would have thought that Mirko Cro Cop would be making his triumphant and successful return to the octagon at 40 years of age in 2015? With his recent victory over Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night 64, Mirko Cro Cop has officially debuted on the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings! Upon further analyzation of the...

Apr 15, 2015 4:21 am

Cro Cop’s Inspirational Message to Fans Following His Recent Comeback Win

Mirko Cro Cop’s come from behind victory this past Saturday evening at UFC Fight Night 64 brought the crowd to their feet. Cro Cop later released an inspirational message to his fans after he avenged his loss from UFC 70 at the hands of Gabriel Gonzaga. WATCH! KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV LOOKING GREAT FOLLOWING SURGERY!

Apr 12, 2015 3:51 pm

Cro Cop On Gonzaga Fight: ‘This Was A Must-Win For My Career’

  Cro Cop got his revenge against Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Krakow when he cut him open with elbows and eventually got the TKO stoppage in the third round. Cro Cop, at the post-fight press conference, told the media that this was a must-win for his career. “This was a must-win situation for me, not...

Apr 12, 2015 1:50 pm

CLASSIC! Fedor Vs. Cro Cop Full Fight

It’s Fedor. It’s Cro Cop. It’s Pride. Watch it now. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE — Luke Rockhold, Countdown to UFC on FOX 15 Feature

Apr 12, 2015 8:43 am

LEGEND! Every Cro Cop KO In One Video!!

Check out this video that features all of Cro Cop’s technical knock-outs, knock-outs and knockdowns!!! Must watch. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE — Luke Rockhold, Countdown to UFC on FOX 15 Feature

Apr 12, 2015 7:23 am

Fight Night Krakow: Mirko Cro Cop Backstage Interview

UFC veteran and hometown hero Mirko Cro Cop talks about his 3rd round finish of Gabriel Gonzaga and what it means to avenge his loss in their first meeting. By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630 SPECIAL EXCLUSIVE — Luke Rockhold, Countdown to UFC on FOX 15 Feature

Apr 11, 2015 9:30 pm

UFC Fighters React to Cro Cop’s KO Victory

Mirko Cro Cop came back in fantastic fashion tonight when he knocked out Gabriel Gonzaga in the third round! Check out UFC fighters and Dana White’s reactions! WOW!!!!! Cro Cop turned that around!!!! @UFCFightPass — Dana White (@danawhite) April 11, 2015 Just watched the Gonzaga/crocop fight. Good for cro cop! — michael (@bisping) April 11,...