Mirko Filipovic Cro Cop – Wiki, Profile
Mirko Filipović is a Croatian heavyweight mixed martial artist, kickboxer, boxer, politician, and law enforcement officer.
Filipović is the 2006 Pride Open-Weight Grand Prix Champion and the 2012 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion becoming the second fighter in the world to win mixed martial arts and kickboxing championships and tournaments. He is also a former IGF World Heavyweight Champion. His nickname, Cro Cop, short for “Croatian Cop”, comes from his membership in the Lučko Anti-Terrorist Unit, Croatia’s elite Police Special Forces tactical unit.
Filipović’s signature move was his lightning quick left head-kick, once famously described as “right leg, hospital; left leg, cemetery.” He was a successful amateur boxer and medalled numerous times in international competition, and was also a member of Croatia’s world team when he competed at the 1997 Amateur Boxing World Championships.
From 23 December 2003 until 11 January 2008 he served as a Member of Parliament for the 1st electoral district. He was elected as an independent candidate on the party list of the Social Democratic Party. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirko_Filipovi%C4%87
Born: 10 September 1974, Vinkovci, Vukovar-Srijem County, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia (today Croatia)
Alias: Cro Cop
Height / Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) / 232 lb (105 kg; 16.6 st)
Rank Black belt in Tae Kwon Do
In Young Age
In the 2004-05 season of the Croatian Second Football League, Mirko played for his hometown football club, HNK Cibalia, participating in the final 8 minutes of a match against HNK Vukovar.
Mirko Filipovic Wife And Family
Filipović and his wife Claudio have two sons
Mirko Filipovic Training, Workout
Mirko Filipovic Trainer
Ivan Hippolyte, Stipe Drviš, Mario Mlinarić
Highlights / Knockout
Mirko Filipovic Vs Fedor Emelianenko
Mirko Filipovic Twitter / Facebook / Instagram
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