At the end of year Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 event in Japan yesterday Mirko Cro Cop brought back memories of his time as one of the most feared fighters in the world in the PRIDE organization.
Competing against Satoshi Ishii, ‘Cro Cop’ landed his infamous left head kick late in the second round which stunned his opponent, allowing him to follow up with a flurry of punches to sink him to the canvas and earn a TKO victory.
Earlier in the event ONE FC champion Shinya Aoki took just 81 seconds to submit Yuki Yammamoto in impressive fashion with a rare twister submission to extend his unbeaten run to seven fights.
See all the results from the event below.
Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 Results:
Mirko Filipovic def. Satoshi Ishii via TKO (head kick and punches) – Round 2, 5:00
Chris Barnett def. Shinichi Suzukawa via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:57
Shinya Aoki def. Yuki Yamamoto via submission (twister) – Round 1, 1:21
Justin Willis def. Yusuke Kawaguchi via TKO (punches) – 1, 0:43
Ramazan Esenbaev def. Kiuma Kunioku via majority decision
Yusuke Masuda def. Ryo Sakai via split decision
Ryo Sakai def. Tsuyoshi Kurihara via unanimous decision
Yusuke Masuda def. Takaaki Oban via split decision
Shuji Morikawa def. Katsuyoshi Sasaki via unanimous decision