UFC Heavyweight Stipe Miocic returned from Croatia last week after helping CroCop train for his fight against Gabriel Gonzaga in Poland on April 11th. CroCop defeated the Brazilian in the 3rd Round by TKO. CroatianSports.com's own Croatian Crippler caught up with Miocic on his return home via Skype interview to talk about his trip and time with CroCop in Zagreb. Miocic … [Read more...] about Miocic Returns From Croatia, Off to Australia
Mirko CroCop Filipovic will face the Brazilian Gabriel Gonzaga in Krakow, Poland on April 11th, 2015 as part of the UFC Fight Night 64 event. Gonzaga holds a devastating head kick knock out of Mirko back at UFC 70 and also took his title shot in the process. This has to be the Croatians worst and most devastating defeat to date and now he has a chance to avenge that loss in … [Read more...] about The Call Has Been Made!
News broke earlier today via various MMA media outlets that Croatian Fighting Legend Mirko CroCop Filipovic had resigned with the UFC. Earlier in the week Scott Coker president of Bellator MMA announced that he was interested in signing the Croatian heavyweight fighter and was in talks to secure him in the organization. I guess that interview put the UFC … [Read more...] about CroCop Back In The UFC!!!!!!!
It was a memorable night in Zagreb, Croatia Friday night as 15,000 Croatians packed Arena Zagreb to witness history. In attendance were fellow Croatian sportsmen Mario Mandzukic and Goran Ivanisevic to watch fighting legend Mirko "CroCop" Filipovic win the K1 World Grand Prix Championship. The aging Filipovic (38 years old) secured the title with a unanimous decision win over … [Read more...] about History made in Zagreb
History will be made in Zagreb, Croatia on March 15th, 2013. It will be the first time a combat sport event of this magnitude will be held in Croatia. It is also the first time the K1 Grandprix finals has been held outside of Japan. This event could lead to other big name companies such as the UFC to take a look at Croatia as a potential venue for an event if all goes well. The … [Read more...] about K1 Grand Prix in Zagreb, CroCop in Final 8
Fourteen months has passed since we last seen the Croatian legend Mirko CroCop compete in Mixed Martial Arts. Mirko's last outing in mixed martial arts was a third round loss to Roy Nelson under the UFC brand. Filipovic stepped back into the sport on New Year's Eve in Japan, and gave his fans a more positive memory to remember him by. The Croatian faced Shinichi Suzukawa … [Read more...] about Crocop ends 2012 with return to MMA
Since there isn't much going on in the Croatian MMA/Kickboxing scene this month, I decided to do a monthly write up. The monthly articles will include fighter updates, recent fight videos and interviews. If there is any news I might of left out, feel free to email me at email@example.com with the update and I will add it to the … [Read more...] about The Croatian Crippler’s Monthly Review