WHO head kicked Cro Cop?
Mirko Cro Cop is famous for head kicks that knock out opponents and leave them wondering what just happened. At UFC 70 though, it was Gabriel Gonzaga who turned the tables on Cro Cop and used a devastating head kick to end the bout.
Who did Cro Cop lose to?
In his last fight with the UFC, Cro Cop was defeated by Roy Nelson at UFC 137 by TKO due to punches in round 3.
What happened Cro Cop?
Mirko Filipovic was forced to retire from a long and storied combat career in 2019 after suffering a stroke. Still, his highlight reel lives on in perpetuity, featuring some of the most devastating knockouts you will ever see.
How many times did Cro Cop lose?
Mirko Filipovic Record: 35-11-2 (1 NC)
|loss||Mirko Filipovic Roy Nelson||KO/TKO Punches|
|loss||Mirko Filipovic Brendan Schaub||KO/TKO Punch|
|loss||Mirko Filipovic Frank Mir||KO/TKO Knee|
|win||Mirko Filipovic Pat Barry||SUB Rear Naked Choke|
Did Cro Cop have a stroke?
MMA legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipović has returned to training following a stroke that forced him to retire from mixed martial arts according to a recent Instagram post from the fighter. “Back to the gym,” he wrote alongside an image of his standing next to a heavy bag.
Why did Cro Cop have a stroke?
I had a vein discomfort, it burst from mechanical stimulus. This had nothing to do with fighting, just the neck was overloaded. I have to fight for my life now,” he said in the news studio. Cro Cop explained that he had problems with his neck and that it had caused him pain for the last 2-3 months.
Is crocop still fighting?
Cro Cop, 45, retired in March 2019 following a stroke after his decision win over Roy Nelson at Bellator 216. Doctors recommended he not continue fighting. The Croatian kickboxer walked away from MMA on a 10-fight winning streak, which also had him crowned the 2016 RIZIN open-weight grand prix champion.