Ariel Helwani @arielhelwani
The legendary Mirko Cro Cop announced his retirement on Croatian TV today. Spoke to him earlier and he confirmed he suffered a stroke after his last fight and he can no longer take punches to the head. He is doing OK, though. “I was very lucky,” he said. More shortly.
RIZIN FF @RIZINFF
The legend, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, has officially announced his retirement from fighting following a stroke that he suffered after his last fight. Sending our best wishes to Mirko. Thank you for everything and for an amazing, highlight reel career! pic.twitter.com/bdQnFVwOOP