Crocop Retires :(

Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic Officially Retires From MMA [Sep 23, 2009]
Randy Harrison

Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, one of the most feared fighters over the last decade, has decided to end his career following his loss to Junior Dos Santos last Saturday at UFC 103. The most famous Croatian cop, has decided to retire immediately, stating another comeback is not an option. was able to exclusively confirm the news earlier today.

Said Cro Cop; “I have no motivation left and it’s time to leave. Thank you all for supporting me.”

One of the most severly struck by the news, is Zvonimir Lucic, Mirko’s manager and most reliable cornerstone throughout Cro Cop’s numerous battles. Following his last conversation with Mirko, Mr. Lucic was instructed to release all Team Cro Cop members from their respective duties, officially ending an era spanning 15 years of blood, sweat and tears at Cro Cop’s headquarters.

Today is a sad day for all Cro Cop fans worldwide as one of the most beloved and inspiring icons in combat sports has decided to walk away from competition and hang up his gloves for good.

(source: nokaut)


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