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“Cro Cop” Withdraws From DREAM 4 Grappling Match Against Gracie

Mirko FilipovicMirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic has withdrawn from a scheduled grappling match against Ralek Gracie at DREAM 4 due to undisclosed injuries.

A former PRIDE and UFC fighter, “Cro Cop” was to face Gracie in a two round submission bout at the June 15th event in Japan.

Despite withdrawing from the bout due to injuries, which are rumored to be minor, Filipovic is still expected to face kickboxer Jerome LeBanner at DREAM 5 on July 21st.

DREAM 5 also includes the finals of the first-ever DREAM lightweight grand prix, a welterweight title bout between Nick Diaz and Hayato Sakurai, Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto versus Joseph Benavidez, and several middleweight tournament bouts.

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