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
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
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!!!!!!!
The Croatian Crippler sent out a request to the various personalities in the Croatian MMA community asking for predictions in regards to Croatia's group stage fixtures. Not everyone wanted to play the predictor role but the ones that did provided some interesting predictions. " I'm not that into football but you gotta support your own right.. I … [Read more...] about Croatian MMA Personalities Offer Their Predictions
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