made notice of Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s personal web site, and an interview that takes places with Mirko.  He answers a lot of questions regarding his immediate return, and his future in MMA.

“I think my next fight is going to happen in January.”      

We know that UFC 80 will be taking place on January 19 in Newcastle, England. “Cro Cop” has made appearances in most of UFC’s recently UK fight cards, so this would make a lot of sense for a return.  In addition to his immediate return, Filipovic also made statements about his future in MMA.

Did you think about ending your career?
Mirko: I did think of it the night after my last defeat, but I’m not going to end my career soon. I will have 5 or 6 fights at least. Maybe even more, who can tell. Every fight could be your last one. You can suffer from a fatal injury, you can break your leg or arm. If I’ll be able to fight I’ll fight, it’s my life and my choice and I enjoy doing it.  I have a very strong motive, especially because of a number of “wise” Internet users saying that I’m done.  I will prove they were wrong.

More “Cro Cop” news to come.