ANDREI ARLOVSKI NEWS

Andrei Arlovski on Travis Browne: I don't want to fight him, but I have to

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski never shys away from fights, but he has to admit that he isn't looking forward to his next one. At May 187, "The Pitbull" will take on a man he knows very well, Travis Browne.  According to a recent interview with Submission Radio (full interview below), Arlovski doesn't relish the thought of trading punches with Browne, as he considers...
Via Fox Sports
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187: Jones vs Johnson; Weidman Collides With Belfort

TWO TITLE FIGHTS HEADLINE UFC® 187 AS JONES MEETS JOHNSON AND WEIDMAN COLLIDES WITH BELFORT MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PLUS: (# 2) KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV vs. (# 3) DONALD CERRONE (# 3) TRAVIS BROWNE vs. (# 7) ANDREI ARLOVSKI (# 9) DONG HYUN KIM vs. JOSH BURKMAN (# 2) JOSEPH BENAVIDEZ vs. (# 5) JOHN MORAGA   TICKETS FOR UFC® 187: JONES vs. JOHNSON AT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS...
Via BadCulture
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 61 takes place in Brazil on Sunday night and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights for you below. — Main Card: Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir This is a tricky fight to call as we’ve not got a clear indication of how these two heavyweights will perform without TRT. Both used it when it was legal to do so, but Mir hasn’t fought since it was banned by NSAC...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva invites a ground fight with Frank Mir: "I've never been submitted"

If you take a look at Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva's record, it might be surprising to note that he's already surpassed the two year mark since his last win inside the Octagon. The last couple of years have been an up and down ride for Silva as he fell to heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez for a second time in his only bid to capture a UFC title before returning to put on one of the...
Via Fox Sports
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 187 Gets Cerrone Vs Nurmagomedov; Browne Vs Arlovski

After the announcement that UFC 187 will be headlined by Jon Jones Vs Anthony Johnson with Chris Weidman Vs Vitor Belfort the promotion have continued to stack the Memorial Day weekend event on May 23rd. First up, a lightweight fight with title implications between Donald Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov has been signed up for the Las Vegas show. A fight between thse two top contenders...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Travis Browne vs. Andrei Arlovski, Joseph Benavidez vs. John Moraga added to UFC 187

Two more huge fights have been added to the UFC 187 fight card on Memorial Day weekend as Travis Browne meets Andrei Arlovski in a heavyweight bout while Joseph Benavidez faces John Moraga in a flyweight match. Both fights were announced via UFC Tonight on Wednesday. Browne returns to action following a first round stoppage win over Brendan Schaub at UFC 181 last December.  The...
Via Fox Sports
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mirko Cro Cop Returns To the UFC

In an unexpected move the UFC has announced that Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic will be coming back for a second stint in the promotion after signing a multi-fight deal. Cro Cop’s first spell in the Octagon was a disappointment as he failed to capture the form that had made him a superstar in the PRIDE organization in Japan. The Croatian was released from the UFC in 2011 after suffering...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum wins but Cain Velasquez still the only real champion

In the history of the UFC, the interim title has been handed out on numerous occasions, but rarely has it ever ended well for the person claiming the belt. The heavyweight division has actually been riddled with interim champions over the years with everyone from Andrei Arlovski to Frank Mir to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira winning the belt at one point or another. Only Arlovski won his...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski Sidelined Six Weeks Following Shoulder Surgery

One month after his quick first round knockout victory Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, many fans must be wondering when former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (pictured) will be getting back inside the octagon. Sorry, folks. Not anytime soon. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” it was reported Arlovski recently underwent successful shoulder surgery that will keep...
Via 5thRound.com
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski needs shoulder surgery, out six-to-eight weeks

Cain Velasquez isn't the only top heavyweight who just went under the knife. Andrei Arlovski had arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder last week, his manager Leo Khorolinsky told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani on Wednesday. Doctors have told Arlovski that he's looking at six-to-eight weeks of recovery time. That means we won't be seeing "The Pitbull" again until the early part of...
Via Fox Sports
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The UFC's heavyweight division just keeps producing comeback stories

Andrei Arlovski's story is pretty remarkable. Ben Rothwell's isn't too bad, either. The two fighters have bounced around from organization to organization. They were written off for various reasons. Both are likely past their primes. And now they're also both ranked in the top 10. Arlovski knocked out Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in the first round last week in Brazil. Rothwell did the...
Via Fox Sports
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell wants Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic or Andrei Arlovski next

It's been a good couple of weeks for UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell. The Wisconsin native returned to action recently and despite being an underdog going into the matchup, he quickly dispatched of Alistair Overeem with a scorching first round knockout to mark the biggest win of his UFC career. Following the fight, Rothwell thought he may have broken his arm blocking one of Overeem...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

  Luke Irwin: 1. Floyd Mayweather: Put on a much more convincing performance this time around, as we all speculated that he would. Still the best in the world, unfortunately. 2. Andrei Arlovski: ONWARD TO VICTORY. The former champ is now on the radar after a quick and brutal KO of Bigfoot Silva. 3. Adriano Moraes: Guillotined Geje Eustaquio in the second round in the main event...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Medical Suspensions

Andrei Arlovski may have KO’d Antonio Silva in just 2.59mins at UFC Fight Night 51 this past weekend in Brazil, but he still managed to injure himself in the process. The official list of suspensions reveals that he damaged his wrist during the fight and that means he now potentially faces up to six months on the sidelines, though a doctor can clear him to fight again before that...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions unveiled: Several fighters could miss significant time

The UFC put on yet another stellar fight night card live from Brazil this past weekend. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in highlight reel fashion to a chorus of boos from the Brazilian fans in attendance rooting for Bigfoot. The UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions were unveiled today, and although Arlovski was the...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski awaiting next challenge following upset win

With his UFC career seemingly finished and a pair of consecutive losses to Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers to his credit, Andrei Arlovski entered the cage as little more than a big-name stepping stone for Antonio Silva in their first meeting over four years ago. But while Silva walked away from his first bout against the once-feared heavyweight with a unanimous-decision victory...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.) Scott Quigg defeated Stephane Jamoye [R3 TKO] Adriano Moraes defeated Geje Eustaquio [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise of the Kingdom] Caros Fodor defeated Vincent Latoel [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning Matchmaker: Stipe Miocic should be next for Andrei Arlovski

Andrei Arlovski stunned everyone with a first-round knockout of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. Should he get a serious contender fight next? Iuri Alcantara won an exciting unanimous decision over Russell Doane? What does the future hold for the unassuming bantamweight contender? Jessica Andrade destroyed top prospect Larissa Pacheco? Could she be close to a title shot? We'll try to answer...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva?

  We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Silva and Arlovski in the aftermath of their bout in Brasilia, Brazil. Andrei Arlovski He into the Main Event as the underdog, but Andrei ‘the Pitbull’ Arlovski silenced the crowd in Brasilia after he knocked out Silva just 2:59 into the first round...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Bonus Awards

Following last night’s UFC Fight Night 51 event in Brazil the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors on this occasion were handed out to Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann for their closely fought co-main event which lasted the full three rounds with Tibau emerging as the winner by split decision. Main event underdog Andrei...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

'The Pitbull' is back: Andrei Arlovski upsets 'Bigfoot' Silva by first-round knockout

Andrei Arlovski is a UFC contender in the year 2014. That is not a misprint. The former UFC heavyweight champion starched Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva with a right hand and followed up with some hammer fists to finish the job by TKO at 2:59 of the first round Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Fight Pass in Silva's hometown of Brasilia, Brazil. Arlovski (23-10, 1 NC) was...
Via Fox Sports
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Arlovski, Pepey, Tibau and Hallmann Win Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 51

UFC president Dana White awarded Andrei Arlovski (pictured), Godofredo Pepey, Gleison Tibau and Piotr Hallmann each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II.” UFC Fight Night 51 took place inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. Fight of the Night: Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann ($50,000/each...
Via 5thRound.com
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot II” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 11:30PM ET/8:30PM PT. In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Andrei Arlovski, Piotr Hallmann, Gleison Tibau and...
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September 13, 2014  |  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 51: Silva vs Arlovski full event results

Two heavyweight behemoths will throw down in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 as Andrei Arlovski looks to get redemption against the returning Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in a rematch of their StrikeForce bout four years ago. UFC Fight Night 51 is airing exclusively on UFC Fight Pass live from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. As usual, the UFC has stacked the...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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