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ANDREI ARLOVSKI RUMORS

Josh Barnett vs. Andrei Arlovski set as main event for UFC in Germany

A heavyweight fight between two former champions is headed to Germany as Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski have agreed to face off in the main event on the card taking place on September 3 in Hamburg.UFC officials confirmed the matchup on Monday.Both Barnett and Arlovski are considered legendary heavyweights, who have managed to remain top 10 competitors for far longer than the past...
Via FOX Sports
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Arlovski sad to miss holidays with son, promises mega presents upon return home

Fighters who compete during the winter holidays give up a lot to entertain us and make a living. Take, for example, UFC heavyweight contender and former champion Andrei Arlovski. The big man had to admit, recently, that it has been hard to miss so much time with his family because he's been in New Mexico, and now Las Vegas, preparing for his UFC 195 co-main event against Stipe Miocic...
Via FOX Sports
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Looking at the return of ‘The Pit Bull’ Andrei Arlovski

On February 12, 2011, Andrei Arlovski was knocked out by Sergei Kharitonov in the first round of a Strike Force bout, his fourth consecutive loss and it prompted many to call for his retirement. A former UFC Heavyweight champion, Arlovski was on a multiple fight win streak before he left the promotion after he contract expired in 2008 and won a contest against Roy Nelson under the...
Via Fight Booth
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

How Andrei Arlovski made his chin more war-ready

When Muay Thai coach Said Hatim began training Andrei Arlovski a few years ago, the former heavyweight world champion was regrouping after several consecutive losses. Perhaps more significantly, those losses were by way of nasty knockouts. You only get so many chin touches as a fighter before you change forever, after all. Each subsequent concussion brings the next one closer as...
Via FOX Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski KO’s Antonio Silva In 1st Round At UFC Fight Night 51

Andrei Arlovski finally showed signs of getting back to his old self tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 as he dropped Antonio Silva with strikes and then knocked him out with hammerfist strikes mid-way through the opening round. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway in Brazil. Silva with his hands held high to start. Arlovski wades in with a few body...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II’ Complete Betting Odds

The Gambling Gods believe Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured) will return from his nine-month testosterone suspension in triumphant fashion today against a familiar foe in Andrei Arlovski. Silva is a heavy 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to snap Arlovski’s three-fight winning streak. “The Pit Bull,” meanwhile, checks in as more than a 3-1 underdog. Silva should have a mental edge...
Via 5thRound.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Headlines UFC Fight Night in Brazil

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will end his nine-month testosterone suspension against former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski on September 13. According to Brazilian outlet Combate, the 265-pounders will headline a UFC Fight Night card in Brasilia. Despite being granted a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy in December’s instant classic against...
Via 5thRound.com
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski Admits To Battling Nerves; Unhappy With Performance

Andrei Arlovski emerged with a victory against Brendan Schaub in his return to the Octagon on Saturday night at UFC 174, but it was far from a triumphant return for the former heavyweight champion. “Honestly, I felt and I still feel really horrible,” Arlovski said post-fight. “I’m glad Dana White isn’t here because he’s probably so pissed at me. “He gave me a great...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski Is Back In The UFC

In news no-one saw coming, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski has been re-signed by the UFC, some six years since he last fought in the Octagon. Arlovski had been under contract with the World Series Of Fighting promotion, but despite having one fight left on his deal, they decided to let him go after he made a request to join the UFC. “Arlovski brought attention to...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 25, 2014  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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