|Nickname Cro Cop||Birthdate 9/10/1974|
|Height / Weight 6'2" - 235||Place of Birth Zagreb, Croatia|
UFC 137 results: Roy Nelson defeats Mirko 'CroCop' Filipovic by TKO (referee stoppage) at 1:30 of round 3.
Most fighters who have crossed over from kickboxing to MMA haven't faired well, but "Cro Cop" has been the exception to the rule. In 2006, he beat Wanderlei Silva and Josh Barnett in the same night to capture the Pride Open Weight Grand Prix in thrilling fashion.