Article

Cro Cop Returns against Al-Turk on UFC 99 Card in Germany

Thomas Gerbasi, UFC - After weeks of speculation, the news is finally official – international superstar Mirko Cro Cop is returning to the UFC. One of the most feared strikers in MMA history, the 34-year old resident of Zagreb, Croatia will be taking on England’s Mostapha Al-Turk in main card action on June 13th’s UFC 99 card at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany.
By Thomas Gerbasi

After weeks of speculation, the news is finally official – international superstar Mirko Cro Cop is returning to the UFC. One of the most feared strikers in MMA history, the 34-year old resident of Zagreb, Croatia will be taking on England’s Mostapha Al-Turk in main card action on June 13th’s UFC 99 card at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany.

The 2006 PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix champion, Cro Cop (24-6-2) holds wins over Wanderlei Silva, Josh Barnett, Hidehiko Yoshida, Mark Coleman, Kevin Randleman, Kazushi Sakuraba, and Heath Herring. And though he only went 1-2 in his first UFC stint in 2007, he is unbeaten in three straight bouts since then and is looking forward to making a run for the UFC crown his second time around.

Media

Recent
Hear from Frankie Edgar, Edson Barboza, and Paige VanZant in these Fight Night Austin Post Fight Press Conference highlights.
23/11/2014
UFC newcomer Paige VanZant talks to Megan Olivi about her victory over Kailin Curran in this Fight Night Austin backstage interview.
23/11/2014
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar spoke to UFC correspondent Megan Olivi after his dominating victory over Cub Swanson at Fight Night Austin.
23/11/2014
UFC correspondent Megan Olivi caught up backstage with Edson Barboza after his unanimous decision win over Bobby Green. Barboza spoke about his win and his opponent.
22/11/2014