Mirko Cro Cop flagged for doping violation

Mixed martial arts legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic announced his retirement earlier this week citing a shoulder injury. Now we’re being told Cro Cop has been flagged for a doping violation. MMAJunkie has the scoop: UFC announced today that a scheduled bout between Mirko Cro Cop and Anthony Hamilton in Seoul, South Korea has been … Read more

Mirko Cro Cop announces retirement after shoulder injury

A shoulder injury has taken Mirko Cro Cop (31-11-2, 1 NC) out of a scheduled bout against Anthony Hamilton at UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul, Korea. And the 41-year-old Croatian legend subsequently announced his retirement. A statement posted on www.mirkofilipovic.com reads: Dear friends, unfortunately I had to cancel the fight in Seoul. In the beginning of … Read more

‘UFC Fight Night 64: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2’ live results and real-time updates

The fight that made me a fan of Gabriel Gonzaga was when he attempted to decapitate Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 70 in April 2007. A head kick from the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt caught Cro Cop off guard and he folded into a lump of soft flesh inside the Octagon. Today, the former Pride … Read more

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

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.

Watch Mirko Cro Cop in his ‘Final Fight’ against Ray Sefo Saturday, March 10, on online PPV

Ray Sefo will try to spoil Mirko Cro Cop’s retirement party in the “Final Fight: Cro Cop vs. Sefo” headliner this Saturday, March 10. Fans without Fight Now TV can watch the event online at 1 p.m. ET.

The MMA Outsider Podcast Episode 27 – Looking back at UFC 137 and forward towards UFC 138

I am probably busier than I have ever been in my life. I work five jobs and still need to find time to embarrass myself on the streets of DC. To help lighten the load, I asked my compatriot, John Buhl, to write a blog post.

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