Cro Cop uses basketball player as sparring partner for duel against Choi

With a considerable drop in his performance, after winning the Pride World GP in 2006, Croatian Mirko Cro Cop innovated in his preparation to face the giant Hong Man Choi, at K-1 Dynamite, on December 31st, in Saitama, in the Japan. Knowing the difficulties he will encounter due to the Korean's 2,18m height, Mirko hired a basketball player to simulate the size of his next opponent.

The chosen one was Croatian Franjo Arapovic, 43 years old and 2,15m tall, the player was a silver medalist with the Yugoslavian team at the Seoul Olympic Games in 1988. See the photos:


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