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UFC 70: Mirko Cro Cop vs. Cheick Kongo?

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Warning: there's no concrete information here to support the headline.

I received an article from a reader just now that is in Croatian. "James" told me that it says UFC President Dana White is quoted as saying Cro Cop will get a title fight if he can win at UFC 70, which is slated for April 21 in Manchester, England.

It makes sense, considering that most of the fighters on the developing UFC 70 fight card are foreign and/or European. has Frenchman -- and heavyweight -- Cheick Kongo tentatively scheduled on the card.

So, by process of elimination, I came up with the Cro Cop-Congo match up, which would be pretty decent if it is indeed true.

Like Cro Cop, Kongo has a kickboxing background. It would certainly make for an interesting fight if the two did indeed meet up at the Manchester Evening News (M.E.N.) Arena.

Again, I can't say with any confidence that the translation of the article is correct, much less confirm that this fight is in the works.

So, tread lightly and stay tuned. If there are any Croatian readers out there, feel free to corroborate the article.