UFC Star Stipe Miočić Meets his Idol Cro Cop in Croatia: “Best Day Ever”
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star Stipe Miočić has met his idol – Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipović – for the first time in Croatia on Tuesday…
American-born Stipe Miočić, who is ranked number 7 currently in the UFC and is a big star of the sport, is visiting Croatia, the land of his parents, for the first time and had a chance to visit the home and gym of his idol in Zagreb thanks to the Fight Channel and its director Orsat Zovko.
Miočić, together with his father and brother, described the day as ‘the best day ever’, after Cro Cop took them into his home and also his gym where he trains. Filipović says that he has kept an eye on Miočić’s career ever since he broke into the UFC. Miočić, who is a former Golden Gloves champion and NCAA Division I wrestler, will continue his tour of Croatia by heading to the Adriatic coast where he will hold a press conference and meet fans in Pag. (pic: Fightsite)