Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Calls Wanderlei Silva a ‘Scared Bitch’ After Withdrawal from Rizin Grand Prix
By: Tristen Critchfield Dec 2, 2016
The Rizin open-weight grand prix quarterfinal showdown between
Filipovic and Wanderlei
Silva will not be taking place as expected, and “Cro Cop” is
none too happy about it.
Filipovic blasted Silva, calling him a “scared bitch” on his
official Facebook account after the Japanese promotion announced
that “The Axe Murderer” had withdrawn from the bracket. No reason
was given for Silva’s exit.
quarterfinals of the Rizin open-weight grand prix take place on
Dec. 29 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, while the
semifinals and finals are set for Rizin 4 on Dec. 31 at the same
venue. A replacement opponent for Filipovic has not been
Filipovic and Silva fought twice under the Pride Fighting
Championship banner. Their first meeting at at Pride 20 “Armed and
Ready” resulted in a draw, while “Crop Cop” won the rematch at
Pride “Final Conflict Absolute” via first-round knockout.