Mirko Filipovic, 37, retiring after loss
LAS VEGAS -- Mirko Filipovic, one of the most iconic figures in mixed martial arts history, announced his retirement Saturday at the age of 37.
The Croatian fighter made the decision immediately following a TKO loss to Roy Nelson in the third round of their heavyweight bout at UFC 137 in Las Vegas.
Filipovic, who also competed as a professional kickboxer and amateur boxer, retires with a professional MMA record of 27-10-2.
"The UFC has been so good to me over the years and it is ...
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