Mirko Cro Cop The Legend Continues: “I did not say, ‘I won’t keep fighting.’”

UFC and PRIDE legend, Mirko Cro Cop has revealed that his career in mixed martial arts is far from over despite leaving the ranks of the UFC and returning to K-1 earlier this year, explaining he’s about to start a new chapter in his fighting career.

Mirko, speaking via MMAJunkie, said:

“Concerning my retirement from the UFC, I said it was my last fight for the UFC and last fight on the present contract, but I did not say, ‘I won’t keep fighting.’ I never said that. I think the best thing to say is that I was born to fight. I feel like a little kid. I’m so happy. I’m training every day. I usually train twice a day, and Thursdays and Sundays are supposed to be my days off. But even on those days I’m training at least once. I have to do at least one session each day to be happy.”

“If you ask me, when I look deep into my soul, of course I would like to fight MMA again. People don’t get it. Martial arts is my life. My motivation now is to prove to everyone that I’m still capable of being in the cage. I’m not old. I’m 37, but I can do things that fighters 10 years younger cannot. I will prove that, or I will die trying.”

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