Height: 6'2" (188cm)
Weight: 227 lbs
Fighting out of: Zagreb, Croatia
Mirko Filipovic (born on September 10, 1974), often billed as Mirko Cro Cop, is a Croatian law enforcement officer turned kickboxer and mixed martial artist (MMA). He is also a former member (2003 - 2007) of Croatian Parliament. His nickname, short for "Croatian Cop", comes from his membership in the most elite Croatian police's Anti-Terrorist Unit ATJ Lucko.
Filipovic has been successful in both K-1 and PRIDE Fighting Championships. On September 10, 2006, he won the PRIDE 2006 Open Weight Grand Prix, and in 2007 began fighting in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Filipovic is famous for his left high kicks, with which he has knocked out many of his opponents.