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Mirko “Cro Cop” Reportedly Cut While Sparring, But Plans to Fight at UFC 110

Mirko Cro Cop FilipovicMirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, who is scheduled to fight late-replacement Anthony Perosh tomorrow at UFC 110, has reportedly suffered a cut while sparring that required stitches, but still plans to fight on the pay-per-view main card in Sydney, Australia.

According to Croatian website MMA Axion (via Fighters Only), “Cro Cop” received “a bad cut above the eyeline” and was stitched, but declined to withdraw from the event saying he “will not let weeks of hard preparation go to waste.”

The severity of the injury and whether it could affect affect tomorrow’s matchup should be clear when he steps on the scale to weigh-in for the bout at tonight’s UFC 110 weigh-ins.

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