Former UFC heavyweight Mirko Cro Cop has been enjoying a dominant performance under the banner of Rizin Fighting Federation over the past two years. Now it would appear that the mixed martial arts veteran has locked in his next big match up.
The 43-year-old veteran competitor earned a first round TKO victory over Tsuyoshi Kosaka back in 2017 under the Rizin FF banner. Now Cro Cop is set to compete at Rizin 13 on Sept. 30 from within the Saitama Super Arena just outside Tokyo, Japan.
For the fight, Mirco Cro Cop will be facing off against Roque Martinez. The event’s full line up can be seen below.
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Tenshin Nasukawa — kickboxing
Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roque Martinez
Daron Cruickshank vs. Diego Brandao
Mikuru Asakura vs. Karshyga Dautbek
Kai Asakura vs. Topnoi Tiger Muay Thai
Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Mina Kurobe
Mitsuhisa Sunabe vs. Haruo Ochi
Yusaku Nakamura vs. Manel Kape
Andy Nguyen vs. Miyuu Yamamoto
Jiri Prochazka vs. Jake Heun
Taiga vs. Kento Haraguchi — kickboxing