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UFC Quick Quote: Cro Cop breaks rib during fight with Kongo?

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"CroCop lost his second fight in a row by unanimous decision. Mirko said that he had suffered a broken rib in the first round and that was one of the biggest reasons he was passive in other two rounds."

-- reports that Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic suffered a broken rib in the first round of his heavyweight fight with Cheick Kongo at UFC 75: "Champion vs. Champion." It was the only round of three that the Croatian -- and heavy favorite -- won on the judges scorecards. Kongo was very effective with hard kicks to the body (and knees to the nuts) throughout the fight.

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