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Countdown to UFC 191 ‘Arlovski vs. Mir’ (full video)

To say it’s been a long time coming would be a massive understatement. Former UFC heavyweight champions Andrei Arlovski (24-10) and Frank Mir (18-9) have been on a collision course for quite some time now. Since they were originally scheduled to take on one another a decade ago, both men have seen the highest of the highs and the lowest of the lows that this sport has to offer...
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Video: Relive the best round of 2015 thus far in MMA

There’s no debating it, the best heavyweight fight of 2015 took place on the PPV portion of UFC 187 when Travis Browne and Andrei Arlovski brought everyone to their feet – and kept them there for 4 minutes and 41 seconds. So now, less than a week out from Arlovski’s scheduled bout against Frank Mir at UFC 191, it’s time to relive one of the most insane slobberknocker’s...
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UFC 191 Extended Preview: Take a closer look at Johnson-Dodson II, Mir- Arlovski

A week from this Saturday, the only UFC flyweight champion we’ve ever known, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (22-2-1), will defend his strap for the 7th time against John Dodson (17-6), the only fighter to knock down Johnson during his 15-fight stint with Zuffa. Johnson has made it look so easy, defending his title 5 times with virtually not threat since defeating Dodson...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Watch Andrei Arlovski brawl with Travis Browne in FOTN performance

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski has been one of the biggest MMA stories of the past year – much to the delight of fans everywhere. The 6-foot-4 Russian returned to the Octagon at UFC 174 after a more than eight-year absence to face Brendan Schaub, a fight which he won by split decision. Two months later, he'd go on to knockout "Bigfoot" Silva at UFC Fight Night...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach: Nothing Frank Mir does will surprise Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191

For awhile, Andrei Arlovski thought he had a 50/50 chance of fighting for the UFC heavyweight title, next. UFC president Dana White had said this summer that either Arlovski or Stipe Miocic were going to receive the next shot against new champion Fabricio Werdum. Then, White suddenly changed courses and Cain Velasquez got an immediate rematch, Miocic drew Ben Rothwell and Arlovski...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski: I would fu-- Fedor Emelianenko up in rematch

During a recently published gchat, UFC contender Andrei Arlovski let fans know that he's heading to New Mexico to prepare for a possible Sep. fight against fellow former heavyweight champion Frank Mir. Arlovski said that he hopes the fight happens, and went on to say that he believes that Mir is more dangerous than he has ever been. "I'm very excited if it's going to happen," he...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski Vs Frank Mir Earmarked For UFC 191

A heavyweight encounter between Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir is being earmarked for UFC 191 on September 5th in Las Vegas according to the ‘UFC Tonight’ show, though the fight has not yet been signed up officially. Arlovski has been the surprise success story in the division over the past year, with the veteran campaigner taking full advantage of a second chance to fight in...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski vs. Frank Mir targeted for UFC 191 but not official

A fight that was supposed to happen a decade ago might finally become a reality in September with Andrei Arlovski vs. Frank Mir being targeted for UFC 191 in Las Vegas. The new fight is far from official, but according to sources speaking to UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani say that the bout is currently in discussion. Arlovski and Mir have been linked to one another for the past 10 years...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

How I Accurately Predicted Andrei Arlovski Versus Fabricio Werdum

image credit – In my Post-Fight Awards for UFC 188 I accurately predicted that Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski would get the next title shot against Fabricio “Vai Calvalo” Werdum. I then read many pieces including one by our main man Dave Reno looking at who would get the first chance at Werdum. Each of the different articles all applied logic and went by who...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC brings back Andrei Arlovski

Who says you can’t go home again? On Thursday, UFC president Dana White announced they have re-signed former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (pictured). “Welcome back Andrei Arlovski!” White posted on Twitter. As customary with all MMA contracts, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Arlovski was under contract with World Series of Fighting, but the rumor mill suggested...
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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