Cro Cop Returns against Al-Turk on UFC 99 Card in Germany
After weeks of speculation, the news is finally official – international superstar Mirko Cro Cop is returning to the UFC. One of the most feared strikers in MMA history, the 34-year old resident of Zagreb, Croatia will be taking on England’s Mostapha Al-Turk in main card action on June 13th’s UFC 99 card at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne, Germany.
The 2006 PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix champion, Cro Cop (24-6-2) holds wins over Wanderlei Silva, Josh Barnett, Hidehiko Yoshida, Mark Coleman, Kevin Randleman, Kazushi Sakuraba, and Heath Herring. And though he only went 1-2 in his first UFC stint in 2007, he is unbeaten in three straight bouts since then and is looking forward to making a run for the UFC crown his second time around.