In front of around 20 000 fans at the Zagreb Arena in Zagreb, Croatia today, Mirko Cro Cop took on Ray Sefo at the event hailed "Cro Cop Final Fight."
This was Cro Cop's first fight in Croatia since the year 2000 when he stopped Stuart Green. Despite being in K-1 at the same time period, they had never fought before. Both men are well past their prime and up their in age but it didn't stop the hype and anticipation of the fight from happening.
Both of them looked their age in the ring, not moving very well. They both landed some clean punches to the head but Cro Cop started to pull ahead in the second round. The fight started to become a clinchfest wih Cro Cop getting the better of it, landed uppercuts inside.
Cro Cop took the second and third on my scorecard and the judges must've seen it similarly, as he picked up the decision victory. Despite the moniker of "Final Fight," this was not Mirko's final fight and he's said himself he will continue kickboxing, even saying that he would like to fight in the K-1 World Grand Prix one last time.