327 Search Results for cro cop

Dec 15, 2011 8:21 am

Cro Cop Returns To Action Under K-1 Banner In March

Retired from Mixed Martial Arts and retired from combat sports are two entirely different things and former UFC heavyweight fighter Mirko Cro Cop is set to prove that. After taking defeat in the UFC for the last time at UFC 137 against Roy “Big Country” Nelson the Croatian superstar announced his retirement from the UFC...

Sep 8, 2015 12:01 am

WATCH! Reporters Drop And Take A Knee For The Arrival Of Mirko Crop Cop

  UFC heavyweight and MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop is a beloved name in the world of combat sports. He’s especially loved in Asia, mostly from his wars in PRIDE FC. The guy has the best head kick KO highlight reel in the business. Well, he recently showed up in South Korea, the location for...

May 18, 2012 2:04 pm

CLASSIC VIDEO | Cro-Cop Punks Mauro Ranallo | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy In this classic video from the PRIDE era, Mirko Cro-Cop pretends to be very upset with what Mauro Ranallo had to say about his ground game in his fight with Minotauro Noguiera. Mauro defends himself, saying he was truly not commenting for the match, and apologizes several times. It appears to be...


Nov 20, 2013 9:25 am

Cro Crop says all respect for the Emelianenko brothers has gone

Many would agree that MMA and kickboxing legend Mirko ‘CroCop’ Filipovic is not the fighter he once was. In his last fight he tapped to a neck crank from Alexey Oleinik at Russia’s Legend 2. The result had fellow icon, Fedor Emelianenko, criticizing ‘Cro Crop’, saying: “Something happened to him. And he does not have...

Apr 1, 2017 9:15 am

VIDEO | King Mo vs. Rampage Jackson 2 (Highlights)

Friday night in Rosemont, IL, MMA legend Rampage Jackson stepped into the cage with MMA veteran Mohammad ‘King Mo’ Lawal for a highly anticipated rematch three years in the making. Going into the fight, King Mo promised to use his wrestling to lay on top of the heavier Rampage for fifteen minutes. Come fight night...

Mar 22, 2017 11:16 am

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on Chael Sonnen fight

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva was set to fight UFC veteran Chael Sonnen nearly three years ago at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale in 2014. Unfortunately, due to a brawl that occurred mid-season, which resulted in Silva injuring his hand, the fight was postponed. Silva then refused to take a random drug test, and was pulled...

Feb 8, 2017 10:46 am

VIDEO | Sumo bout produces thunderous, walk-off knockout

Generally speaking, knockouts are a pretty uncommon sight in the sport of sumo. When two massive men collide at full speed, however, things tend to happen. Case in point: the match shown in the video above, which pits the 319-pound Musashikuni Mamu against the 242-pound Tomisakae Ryutaro. In this contest, Musashikuni quickly sends his smaller foe careening...

Jan 25, 2017 8:06 am

“King Mo” roasts “Rampage” with hilarious procession of Instagram posts

Back in May of 2014, light heavyweight legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeated Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal with a contentious unanimous decision. Last weekend, during the Bellator 170 broadcast, it announced that the two fan favorites will rematch at heavyweight in the main event of Bellator 175 on March 31. Rampage and King Mo’s trash talk began...

Jan 11, 2017 10:02 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his take on MMA’s greatest of all time

Joe Rogan has seen a lot of fights as well as fighters throughout their career as a UFC commentator and enthusiastic follower of the sport of mixed martial arts. So, who does Rogan consider the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all time? Recently, on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast talking with writer and stand-up...

Nov 9, 2016 7:01 am

Brackets Set for Final Rounds of Rizin’s Openweight Grand Prix

Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation will close out 2016 in the biggest way possible, with the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of their hyped Openweight Grand Prix. The tournament quarterfinals will occur on December 29, while the semifinals and finals will occur two nights later on the 31. Late on Tuesday night, the Japanese organization revealed the...

Nov 1, 2016 8:16 am

“Felony” Charles Bennett to Rematch the Guy He Just KO’d in 7 Seconds

Over the last few months, “Felony” Charles Bennett, who used to fight with the nickname “Krazy Horse,” has burst back into mainstream consciousness. The featherweight’s return to the limelight can be attributed to a few things: a renewed feud with light heavyweight legend Wanderlei Silva, a series of entertaining media appearances, and of course, his recent...

Oct 23, 2016 6:24 am

Shane Carwin Hints at Move to Japan’s Rizin FF

Earlier this year, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin announced that, after a long hiatus from MMA, he was ready to return to the cage. Shortly thereafter, the big man announced that, despite his status as a former top-5 heavyweight, this return would not occur in the UFC. If Carwin’s return wasn’t going to...

Oct 5, 2016 2:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE | “Felony” Charles Bennett Discusses His Renewed Beef with Wanderlei Silva

One of the biggest storylines to emerge from Rizin Fighting Federation’s latest card, which went down on September 25 in Saitama, Japan, was the reemergence of an age-old beef between “Felony” Charles Bennett and the much larger Wanderlei Silva. Bennett and Silva’s beef stems from an infamous 2005 locker room brawl. Footage of this brawl,...

Sep 29, 2016 10:43 am

Rizin FF interested in signing Bigfoot Silva

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is undoubtably one of the most recognizable heavyweights in MMA. With over 11 years of experience as a professional, and notable wins over MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski, and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem to name just a few, Bigfoot is a very well known fighter...

Sep 29, 2016 10:31 am

Gabriel Gonzaga is retired, unless he gets a 6-figure payday

UFC heavyweight Gabriel ‘Napao’ Gonzaga has some of the best knockouts in the history of the UFC’s heavyweight division. A UFC veteran with 23 fights under the UFC banner, Gonzaga has been a staple of the UFC’s heavyweight division since he made his debut in 2005, where he knocked out Kevin Jordan in the 3rd...

Jun 14, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | UFC posts another Fedor Emelianenko fight flashback

While Fedor Emelianenko has never fought in the UFC, the promotion has begun posting videos of his fight flashbacks ahead of his EFN 50 fight on June 17th. Emelianenko’s fight will stream on UFC Fight Pass, however the interesting part of the story is that Emelianenko recently stated that he is closer than ever before...

May 7, 2016 9:48 am

Rizin CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara points out major flaw in UFC’s Reebok deal

Throughout the history of MMA, several fighters have worn MMA shorts that have become iconic such as Mirko Cro Cop, Chuck Liddell, and our namesake BJ Penn to name just a few. With the UFC’s new apparel deal with Reebok, fighters now all wear uniforms, which takes away a fighters ability to be an individual...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 11, 2016 7:31 pm

Kevin Randleman passes away at age 44

Tragic news struck the MMA community last night as it was revealed that MMA veteran and former UFC champion Kevin Randleman had passed away at age 44 after an alleged heart attack. Randleman compiled a 17-16 record over the course of his 15 year professional MMA career. Over the course of his career Randleman fought...

Jan 5, 2016 3:22 pm

Ray Sefo says he turned down fight with Fedor

For quite some time leading up to Fedor Emelianenko’s MMA return on New Year’s Eve there was speculation as to who ‘The Last Emperor’ would be fighting. While he ultimately ended up fighting and defeating Jaideep Singh, the first man who was named as Emelianenko’s opponent, apparently the fight was offered to retired kickboxing legend...

Dec 2, 2015 8:29 am

Holm gets stamp of approval from MMA legend

Holly Holm’s impressive win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 earned her the respect and admiration of fans as well as her fellow fighters. Now, the win has even earned Holm the respect from MMA legend and famed striker Mirko Cro Cop. He spoke on The MMA Hour: “It was a great performance. To be...

Nov 14, 2015 6:34 am

Alves out of ‘UFC FN: Seoul’ main-event bout vs. Henderson

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday morning that Thiago Alves had suffered a broken rib and had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Seoul’ main event bout against Benson Henderson on November 28th. According to MMAJunkie the UFC is currently searching for an opponent for Henderson in order to ‘save’ the main event. This news...