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Mirko Cro Cop vs. Alistair Overeem Scrapped For New Year’s Eve

Mirko Cro Cop FilipovicA long-rumored heavyweight rematch featuring Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (23-6-2) and Alistair Overeem (40-11) tentatively scheduled for K-1 DYNAMITE!! 2008 on December 31st in Saitama, Japan has been postponed.

Fields Dynamite FEG executive Sadaharu Tanigawa officially announced that the bout had been delayed at a press conference earlier this week.

“Alistair is begging for this fight but this fight will not go ahead on NY eve at Fields Dynamite,” said Tanigawa, according to Free Fight Videos. “We will look to mach them up on a different card.”

Their first matchup ended in a no contest after Overeem repeatedly kneed Cro Cop in the groin. Filipovic is just 1-2-1 in his last four bouts while Overeem is undefeated in five-straight.

For the latest K-1 DYNAMITE!! 2008 fight card check out the MMA rumors section.

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