Ultimate Arlovski
With Andrei Arlovski’s highly anticipated return to the Octagon at UFC 174 rapidly approaching, take a look back at a collection of career defining fights for the “Pit Bull.”
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1 Andrei Arlovski vs. Fabricio Werdum UFC 70
Belarusian Andrei Arlovski studied martial arts at 16, & enrolled in the police academy, where he was able to further his style of MMA. Coming off a KO win over Cruz, he'll face Fabricio Werdum, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champ & former PRIDE fighter.
Apr. 21, 2007
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2 Andrei Arlovski vs. Roy Nelson EliteXC: Heat
Riding a four fight win streak with three KO/TKO stoppages, former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski appeared to be at the top of his game as he faced heavy-handed, BJJ blackbelt Roy “Big Country” Nelson who had won four straight via KO/TKO.
Oct. 4, 2008
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3 Andrei Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia UFC 51
Mixed martial arts legends Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia are both top contenders for the interim championship of the heavyweight division, and this deciding bout will lead to who faces Frank Mir for the gold.
Dec. 28, 2013
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4 Andrei Arlovski vs. Ben Rothwell Affliction: Banned
Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski takes on the surging force of Ben Rothwell, who is riding a 13 fight win streak.
Jul. 19, 2008
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5 Andrei Arlovski vs. Jake O'Brien UFC 82
Though he had an impressive win over Heath Herring, injuries sidelined Jake O’Brien in 2007. Healed and ready to go, he won't get an easy comeback with former heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski, who's got back to back wins and looks for a third.
Mar. 1, 2008
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6 Andrei Arlovski vs. Marcio Cruz UFC 66
Former UFC Heavyweight champ, Andrei Arlovski was deemed unbeatable during his 14 month reign of the division. He's now looking for a win against Marcio Cruz, one of the top Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in MMA who's no stranger to being an underdog.
Dec. 30, 2006
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7 Andrei Arlovski vs. Paul Buentello UFC 55
Don’t blink! With a combined 17 KO/TKO wins with almost all of them in the first round, UFC interim-heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski was ready to go toe-to-toe with Paul “The Headhunter” Buentello to settle who is the undisputed UFC champ.
Oct. 7, 2005
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8 Andrei Arlovski vs. Justin Eilers UFC 53
A series of odd events led to this unexpected title shot as Miletich Fighting System’s Justin Eilers, who was coming off a KO loss in his 2nd Octagon appearance, squared off with UFC interim-heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski in his first title defense.
Jun. 4, 2005
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9 Andrei Arlovski vs. Wesley Correira UFC 47
Both of these heavyweights were enjoying back-to-back KO/TKO wins inside the Octagon as the unstoppable force of Sambo specialist Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski met the immovable object in the hard-headed brawler Wesley “Cabbage” Correira.
Apr. 2, 2004
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10 Andrei Arlovski vs. Vladimir Matyushenko UFC 44
Pulling himself to 2-2 inside the Octagon with a TKO of Ian Freeman, Belarus’ Sambo specialist Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski began his trek to the title, but in his way was a Russian roadblock in the form of the 13-2 Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko.
Sep. 26, 2003
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11 Andrei Arlovski vs. Ian Freeman UFC 40
Coming off what would, arguably, be the biggest W of his career over Frank Mir, English bruiser Ian “The Machine” Freeman stepped into the Octagon to take on the then 4-3, fairly unknown Sambo specialist Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski.
Nov. 22, 2002
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12 Andrei Arlovski vs. Aaron Brink UFC 28
Two UFC debuting heavyweights were set to collide as the 8-3 Aaron Brink with all of his wins coming via KO/TKO entered the Octagon to scrap with the 3-1 Sambo specialist from Belarus - Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski.
Nov. 17, 2000
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