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Mirko Cro Cop to train with Stipe Miocic for UFC return

As he prepares for his return to the UFC, legendary kickboxer and MMA fighter Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic plans to do some real MMA sparring for the first time in his career. The Croatian, recently told Ariel Helwani that when he brings fellow UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic to work with during his preparation for his April 11 rematch against Gabriel Gonzaga, it will be the first time...
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Mirko 'Cro Cop' says he will 'die trying' to beat Gabriel Gonzaga in rematch

Eight years after the KO loss that rocked his world, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic says he will beat Gabriel Gonzaga in a rematch, or "die trying." Back in April, 2007, the former K-1 and Pride star Filipovic rode a five-fight win streak into a heavyweight contender elimination fight against Gabriel Gonzaga. The Brazilian was also on a five-fight win streak but the notorious "Cro Cop...
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UFC Confirm Poland, Scotland And Germany Events In 2015

The UFC have announced three European ‘Fight Night’ events which will be taking place later this year in Poland, Scotland and Germany. First up the UFC will head to Poland for the first time on April 11th with Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic returning to rematch Gabriel Gonzaga in the main event at UFC Fight Night 64. Their previous meeting produced one of the biggest upsets in...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cro Cop-Gonzaga 2 set to headline UFC Poland debut

The Octagon is headed to Poland for the first time in UFC history and they’ll be bringing quite the heavyweight rematch. Heavyweights Gabriel Gonzaga and Croatian superhero Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic will run it back in a rematch of a fight that produced one of the most shocking outcomes in the history of mixed martial arts. Gonzaga flipped the script in their first meeting...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mirko Cro Cop vs Gabriel Gonzaga 2 headlines UFC Poland

The UFC will make its first ever trip to Poland this April, and the main event will be a rematch of a heavyweight collision that provided one of the most shocking finishes in MMA history the first time around. MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop will return to the Octagon to face off against Gabriel Gonzaga, the man who knocked out the former PRIDE star via brutal head kick back in 2007. ...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mirko Cro Cop vs. Gabriel Gonzaga 2 in Poland, UFC announces two more European cards

The last time Mirko 'Cro Cop' faced Gabriel Gonzaga his night ended as a victim of the same high kick that's defined his career while also simultaneously missing out on a shot to fight for the UFC heavyweight title. Now the two fighters will do it all over again. The UFC announced on Friday that Cro Cop will return to the Octagon for the first time in three years to face Gonzaga...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga II Headlines UFC’s Debut in Poland

The rematch that nobody asked for is going to headline the UFC’s debut show in Poland. On Friday, the UFC announced Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (pictured) will get a chance to avenge his 2007 defeat to Gabriel Gonzaga on April 11. The sequel comes 10 days shy of the eight-year anniversary of Gonzaga’s upset special over Filipovic. It was Filipovic’s second UFC bout when...
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 10 Results: Stipe Miocic Batters Gabriel Gonzaga

This was a big fight for Stipe Miocic tonight at UFC on Fox 10 in the co-main event against Gabriel Gonzaga . Miocic came off the biggest win of his career and needed to keep that momentum going. Round 1 The fight starts with Gonzaga throwing a jab and then an inside leg kick. Gonzaga lands an overhand right and Miocic throws a left. A double jab by Miocic and Gonzaga throws a jab...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Stipe Miocic Outworks Gabriel Gonzaga To Decision Victory At UFC On FOX 10

Stipe Miocic picked another win over a UFC heavyweight veteran tonight with a solid display of boxing and cardio over three rounds against Gabriel Gonzaga. — Round One: Leg kick from Gonzaga to start. The two men trade more solid leg kicks. Nice right hand from Gonzaga and his leg kicks look particularly heavy and one buckles Moicic’s leg a litle. Gonzaga continuing to threaten...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 10′s Stipe Miocic Doesn’t Feel Gabriel Gonzaga Is A Step Down In Competition

We talk to heavyweight Stipe Miocic who fights Gabriel Gonzaga in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 10. Miocic discusses the Cleveland Browns, what this fight does for him in the heavyweight division and more. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. The post UFC on Fox 10′s Stipe Miocic Doesn’t Feel Gabriel Gonzaga Is A Step Down In Competition appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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