The Croatian MMA and Kickboxing legend has officially called it a career and announced his retirement today. Filipovic is going out on a high note after dominating the Rizin Open Weight Grand Prix and winning the title on New Years Eve. CroCop had to defeat three opponents in less then 72 hours and two of them occurred on the same night. The 42 year old looked like a … [Read more...] about END OF A LEGENDARY CAREER
UPDATE Stipe Miocic has succesfully defended his heavyweight belt with a first round knock out of Alistair Overeem. Miocic used his boxing, wrestling and ground/pound to secure the victory from top control. Overeem did test Miocic's chin early but was unable to impose his will and the Cleveland born Croatian took over for an overall dominating win. More to follow … [Read more...] about AND STILL UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!!
In case you missed it last night, Croatian-American Stipe Miocic knocked out Brazilian Fabricio Werdum in two minutes and 13 seconds to be crowned the new and undisputed UFC Heavyweight champion. The 33 year-old Miocic is born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio to immigrant Croatian parents. With the title, Miocic snaps Cleveland's 51-year old streak of not having a professional … [Read more...] about Stipe Miocic: UFC Heavyweight Champion
The time has arrived for Stipe Miocic to realize his dream of becoming the undisputed Heavyweight champion of the world. On Saturday night at UFC 198 which takes place in Curitiba, Brazil, Miocic will meet current UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum in the main event. The Cleveland born Croatian is coming off an absolute destruction of former Heavyweight champion Andrei … [Read more...] about Miocic Looking To Make History In Brazil
This isn't as much of a rumor than it is a foregone conclusion. Why? Because it's coming straight from the horse's mouth: Stipe Miocic. And from MMAJunkie. CroatianSports.com's MMA team has reported that Stipe Miocic will in fact get his UFC Heavyweight fight against Brazilian Fabricio Werdum. When? May. Where? … [Read more...] about Rumor Mill: Miocic Title Shot?
This news broke today. More to come later... Velasquez is out. Miocic is in. After defeating Andrei Arlovski in 54 seconds at UFC 195 earlier this month, Cleveland-born Croatian-American Stipe Miocic has finally seen his fighting dream come true: to battle for the UFC heavyweight belt, ESPN has reported. With former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez … [Read more...] about Werdum Pulls Out Of Miocic Title Fight
Stipe Miocic answered his critics Saturday night in Las Vegas at UFC 195. In 54 seconds, the Cleveland-born Croatian-American took down former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski with ease. But more importantly, seconds after the win, you can see Miocic hollering at UFC president Dana White. It was heard around the UFC water cooler that Miocic was not in line to … [Read more...] about Miocic TKOs Arlovski In 54 Seconds
It appears the legendary Croatian fighter Mirko "CroCop" Filipovic has called it quits after over 20 years in proffesional combat sports. Yesterday morning Filipovic announced his withdrawl from his up coming fight and subsequent retirement from the sport. “Unfortunately I had to cancel the fight in Seoul,” the Croatian fighter wrote on his website, … [Read more...] about End To A Legendary Career UPDATED
For the first time in the short history of the Ultimate Fighter series we will have a Croatian fighter as part of the cast. His name is Vladimir "Vlado or Sunshine" Sikic (10-0-1). The man known as "Sunshine" couldn't of picked a better season to showcase his skills on. This season pinned as the Ultimate Fighter 22 USA vs Europe will feature the popular Irishman and Interim … [Read more...] about The Cripplers Pit Part 1 Continued