LAS VEGAS: Mirko Filipović, 37, retiring after loss
Monday, 31 October 2011 19:44
Written by Brett Okamoto, ESPN.com
LAS VEGAS -- Mirko Filipovic, one of the most iconic figures in mixed martial arts history, announced his retirement Saturday at the age of 37. The Croatian fighter made the decision immediately following a TKO loss to Roy Nelson in the third round of their heavyweight bout at UFC 137 in Las Vegas.