On Thursday morning, GLORY was holding their pre-fight press conference for this weekend’s GLORY 14 event in Zagreb, Croatia. The event is headlined by a heavyweight superfight between two legends of the sport — Remy Bonjasky and Mirko Cro Cop.
During the conference, Bonjasky announced that Saturday’s fight would be his last.
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“The Flying Gentleman” has been fighting since 1995 and was able to compile a record of 77-18 heading in to this weekend’s bout with Cro Cop. He was also able to become a three-time K-1 World Grand Prix champion — winning titles in 2003,2004, and 2008.
After his last fight, Bonjasky plans to focus on building his fighting academy, and to open a new location in Holland. He didn’t want to go out with an easy fight, so that is why he chose Cro Cop as the opponent.
With this weekend being his last fight, hopefully he will be able to go out on a high note and put an exclamation point on his great career.
Even if he is unable to do so, Bonjasky will be remembered as one of the best to ever step inside of the ring.