What’s the story?
“The only option remains some farewell fight, but this is only if I rehabilitate my knee.
I never want to go through what I went through during the preparation for this tournament. I know that I have often said I am ending my career, but this is really the end.
It will be difficult, that’s for sure. People who know me tease me because of how many times I have retired, but I promised my family that this time it is final.”
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The heart of the matter
After becoming the first Openweight Grand Prix champion of Rizin, “Cro Cop” Filipovic had made up his mind to walk away from the sport.
In the recent interview given to NovaTV, Crocop also revealed that his contributions to the world of combat sports wouldn’t end with his retirement. He revealed that he plans to remain active in combat sports by training young athletes.
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic has given the sport some of its most memorable moments. His knockout of Wanderlei Silva is surely one of the greatest knockouts of all time.
He is an absolute legend of combat sports and the entire MMA world will never forget his immense contribution.
Published 07 Jan 2017, 16:44 IST