Archive: mirko cro-cop

Sep 26, 2014 6:21 am

Wand names his greatest fights

Former PRIDE middleweight champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva, retired from the sport of mixed martial arts just six days ago. “The Axe Murderer” recently did an interview with Brazil’s Combate, where he detailed the greatest fights of his illustrious career. Take a look: Greatest Fight “My great fight was against Liddell,” said Wand. “I...

Jun 22, 2014 8:46 am

‘Glory 17: Los Angeles’ Full Results

Last night on SPIKE TV, Glory 17 went down with a fantastic card full of kickboxing action. If you missed the live event, here’s the full results:   Main Card: Mirko Cro Cop def. Jarrell Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Gabriel Varga def. Shane Oblonsky via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Andy Ristle def. Ky Hollenbeck via...

Jun 22, 2014 8:40 am

Glory ‘Last Man Standing’ Full Results

Glory kickboxing made an extraordinary debut into the world of pay-per-view with an actin packed night of fights. If you missed ‘Glory: Last Man Standing’ here are the full results: Middleweight quarterfinals Artem Levin def. Alex Pereira via unanimous decision (30-27 X 3) Filip Verlinden def. Melvin Manhoef via majority decision (28-28, 30-27, 30-27) Joe Schilling def. Simon...


Nov 28, 2013 7:27 am

Gabriel Gonzaga: “I Want To Be UFC Champion”

Gabriel Gonzaga, who once scored one of the most surprising knockouts in UFC history, a headkick knockout against feared striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, is now gunning for a UFC title. Gonzaga was released from the UFC roster in 2010 after a unanimous decision loss to Brendan Schaub, but got another chance after scoring an...

Nov 23, 2013 10:54 am

‘Cro Cop’ Is Back, Signs With Leading Kickboxing Promotion Glory

Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, once one of the most feared heavyweights in all of Mixed Martial Arts, has now signed with the leading kickboxing promotion in the world, Glory. After putting his MMA career on the sideburner, Filipovic had returned to his kickboxing roots, going 6-0 and winning the K-1 World Grand Prix 2012 championship...

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...

Nov 9, 2013 9:31 am

.gif | Mirko Cro Cop Got Submitted Last Night In Russia

Legendary heavyweight fighter Mirko Cro Cop got caught in a nasty neck crank last night on Russian soil. The former Pride, UFC and Dream fighter headlined Legends 2 but was unable to make it out of the first round. You think he was distracted with trying to get the UFC Fighters in attendance fired? Here’s...

Oct 4, 2013 10:02 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop

UFC 70 took place more than six-years ago in early 2007. At the time Randy Couture was the UFC heavyweight champion and Mirko Cro Cop was on a three-fight win streak. Featured on the evenings main card was this title eliminator and after a very short bout, Gonzaga went on to face Couture for the...

Mar 1, 2013 10:43 am

Wanderlei Silva: Don’t Doubt his Chin | Editorial | UFC News

  Saturday night (Sunday, noon in Japan), Wanderlei Silva takes on the heavy-handed former Marine, Brian Stann in the same arena that former Pride middleweight champion, Silva, made a name for himself, Saitama Super Arena. The two are expected to exchange heavy shots and from most media predictions, you will find that an all out...

May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Glory World Series 2012 Kicks Off With A Bang | MMA NEWS

The past couple of days have been nothing short of amazing for combat sports fans. For mixed martial arts there was an amazing card top-to-bottom in UFC 146 where Junior dos Santos successfully defended his heavyweight title in dominant fashion against Frank Mir. On Sunday for kickboxing, K1 Uprising took place and saw returning icons like...

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...