Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipović

Mirko Filipović’s nickname ‘Cro Cop’ is short for ‘Croatian Cop’, which comes from his membership in the elite Croatian police’s Anti-Terrorist Unit ATJ Lučko.

Filipović also served as a member of Croatian Parliament (2003-2007).

Filipović is most famous for his career and accomplishments in combat sports, and is only the second fighter in the world to win mixed martial arts and kickboxing championships and tournaments.

The biggest successes in the fighting career of Cro Cop include 2006 Pride Openweight Grand Prix Champion, 2012 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion and 2016 Rizin Openweight Grand Prix Champion.

Here is the footage of Cro Cop finishing Amir Aliakbari to become the 2016 Rizin Openweight Grand Prix Champion