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Filipovic forthright about his UFC troubles

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Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic had reached a breaking point. A few minutes earlier, he’d slipped almost unnoticed into a ballroom in a downtown hotel, where several of his peers were going through a workout for the benefit of the media covering UFC 115.

The Croatian was testy, to be kind, as he fielded questions about the upcoming fight Saturday at GM Place and clearly looked like a guy who’d rather be just about anywhere other than where he was.

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Sucks that if a guy dosn't want to market himself and simply allow his highlight reel to do the work for him that his contract won't allow it. But he signed it. Heres hoping Mirko can give a Pride showing this weekend!

Sadly I think I'm taking Barry in this one.

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Post #1   6/10/10 11:05:30AM   

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Cro cop by vintage LHK. Just watch.

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You gotta love Mirko.

It's kind of strange, though. He doesn't want the fame and the constant nagging. And yet he ran for political office back home. As far as I know it in Croatia he is like a damn national hero. At least that's what we always hear.

I can understand not wanting all the pressure, though. Definitely not all of what he's going through but I can understand wanting some peace before a fight for sure.

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Cro cop by vintage LHK. Just watch.



FILED UNDER: "Things that have been said for 10 consecutive Cro Cop fights."



EDIT: Okay, 9 of 10. No one seriously thought he was going to land one on HMC.

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Posted by Jackelope

You gotta love Mirko.

It's kind of strange, though. He doesn't want the fame and the constant nagging. And yet he ran for political office back home. As far as I know it in Croatia he is like a damn national hero. At least that's what we always hear.

I can understand not wanting all the pressure, though. Definitely not all of what he's going through but I can understand wanting some peace before a fight for sure.



He is, but he doesn't do a lot of media appearences. Kinda like Ricky Williams lol.

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Posted by vinny_cro_cop_q

Cro cop by vintage LHK. Just watch.



Your not biased

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i know a kid from croatia through college and when i met him i asked him if he knew about mirko filipovic, and he said no. so i moved on and we talked about something else. a little later he found out i liked mma and all he wanted to do was talk about cro cop. he didnt even know his real name, wtf

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Strange that the UFC makes everyone stay in the same hotel. I get the press conferences and autograph signings and all of that, but they could arrange those things at any venue and let the fighters stay where they like.

I would probably be really bothered by being woken up by loud idiots partying too if I was going to step into the octagon in a couple of days.

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Posted by vinny_cro_cop_q

Cro cop by vintage LHK. Just watch.



Your not biased




No im not biased. Ive been following Mirko for years. I dont say OH HES GONNA WIN BY LHK EVERY FIGHT. I doubted him against Dos santos like everyone else. I can bet you youll see a LHK saturday night. Just watch. Keep doubting it

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Posted by vinny_cro_cop_q


Posted by postman


Posted by vinny_cro_cop_q

Cro cop by vintage LHK. Just watch.



Your not biased




No im not biased. Ive been following Mirko for years. I dont say OH HES GONNA WIN BY LHK EVERY FIGHT. I doubted him against Dos santos like everyone else. I can bet you youll see a LHK saturday night. Just watch. Keep doubting it



I sent you an avatar bet proposal, sir. Accept if you dare!

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I'll definitely accept, you are on sir

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good luck, this is my first avatar bet, should be more fun watching the fight with something on the line.

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It says you picked Mirko on it though? and i have barry. I thought it was the other way around lol

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Posted by vinny_cro_cop_q


Posted by postman


Posted by vinny_cro_cop_q

Cro cop by vintage LHK. Just watch.



Your not biased




No im not biased. Ive been following Mirko for years. I dont say OH HES GONNA WIN BY LHK EVERY FIGHT. I doubted him against Dos santos like everyone else. I can bet you youll see a LHK saturday night. Just watch. Keep doubting it



How van you say your not Biase? Clearly you are a Cro Cop Fan your profile name has his in it. Your avatar is a drawing of the man. Dare I say you are a fanboy! Its cool no worries. Look I want Mirko to go out and put a clinic on but there is nothing that any of us have seen in a few years that suggests thats going to happen.

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