Balcan is known for a good level of judo. But looks like thing will hit another level as Satoshi Ishii is looking to get a croatian citizenship in order to teach judo and to help the croatian judo representation.
Crocop’s official channel also published:
Ishii is a Japanese judoka and mixed martial artist noted for winning a gold medal in Olympic Judo at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China, a silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games and two All-Japan Judo Championships. In mma he’s 16=8=1 having last fought in October of 2017. He submmitted Schmiedeberg via kimura in Final Fight Championship 30.
Ishii struck up a friendship with Crocop after the two competed against each other.