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UFC on FOX 10: A look at the career of Stipe Miocic

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For mixed martial arts fans, the checkerboard pattern of Croatia is commonly associated with one man: the legendary Mirko Cro Cop. While he may be the most commonly known Croatian fighter, the small nation of just over four billion has a rich tradition in producing fighters that have reached the top level of their craft. From the storied kickboxers Stefan Leko and Branko Cikatic to former UFC fighters Igor Pokrajac and Goran Reljic, it's easy to see the deep roots of Croatian mixed martial arts. But the man who dons the checkerboard shorts today in the octagon is not one from Croatia, rather, he hails from Cleveland, Ohio. Read More »

Alexander Emelianenko picks up TKO win over Jose Rodrigo Guelke at ProFC 49 *FIGHT VIDEO*

Alex and Fedor Emelianenko at ProFC 49. Photo courtesy Itar Tass for Gazeta.ru

Fresh off a first round beatdown of super heavyweight punching bag Bob Sapp in May, Alexander Emelianenko returned to action on July 4 with his own brand of fisticuff fireworks. Alex took on Brazilian striker Jose Rodrigo "Dragao" Guelke (15-10) at "ProFC 49: Resurrection" in Khimiki, Russia and used his trademark boxing to stop Guelke about midway through the opening round. Read More »

Cro Cop glad Bigfoot put ‘arrogant’ Overeem back in his place

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Mirko Cro Cop might still be angry about the two knees he took to the groin from Alistair Overeem back at DREAM 6 in September 2008 in Japan that halted the bout early via No Contest. Or he might just be giving his unbiased opinion on what happens to a fighter who gets popped for elevated testosterone levels high enough to power a thoroughbred race horse, who then is forced to sit on the sidelines and return to the Octagon eight months later without pharmaceutical crutches. Read More »

Roy Nelson UFC 137 scrum *VIDEO*

Following the UFC 137 open workout on Wednesday Roy "Big Country" Nelson talked with the media about his upcoming bout with Mirko Cro Cop. Nelson also showed off his best Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva impressions - for real! Read More »

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