Cro Cop Returning at UFC 99
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic has stated on his online blog that he will be returning to the UFC. The Wrestling Observer has confirmed with Dana White that Filipovic will be returning to fight Mostapha Al Turk at UFC 99. UFC 99 is being held in Cologne, Germany on June 13.
Cro Cop has a career 24-6-2 record in MMA and was once considered the number two ranked Heavyweight in the world. In his first stint with the UFC, he defeated Eddie Sanchez then had a stunning head kick to Gabriel Gonzaga and, finally, lost a decision to Cheick Kongo.
Mustapha Al Turk is a 6-4 fighter. His only UFC fight was at UFC 92 which resulted in a first round TKO lost to Cheick Kongo.