[VIDEO] Cro Cop Beats Olympic Gold Medalist on Way to Title in Japan
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
Croatian kickboxer Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipović has won another title, this time the Inoki Genome Fight (IGF) championship in Tokyo, Japan…
The 39-year-old current K-1 World Champion beat Japan’s top heavyweight and Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii by way of second-round doctor stoppage to claim the title in a heavyweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fight under IGF at the Ryogoku Kokugikan hall in Tokyo.
“Big greetings to all my fans in Croatia who supported me these few days, and also to the Japanese here who were on my side even though I fought against of their national heroes,” Cro Cop said after the victory.