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If in UFC matchmaking timing is the next best thing to merit, then Matt Mitrione has got a possible opponent on his mind. Mitrione, fresh off his knockout victory over Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night 50 in Foxwoods, fancies testing himself against Andrei Arlovski next. UFC Tonight reported that Mitrione loves the idea of challenging himself against a name commodity like Arlovski, who himself is coming off an explosive knockout of Antonio Silva last weekend at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil. The 3 read news >>

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With his upset knockout win over Antonio Silva, Andrei Arlovski has cracked the Top 15 of the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA Power Rankings at heavyweight. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Andrei Arlovski finished Antonio Silva during the first round of their heavyweight main event bout at UFC Fight Night “Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2,” but “The Pit Bull” came out of the bout with the longer medical suspension. read news >>

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Three fighters – including victorious headliner Andrei Arlovski – picked up significant medical suspensions following this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51. MMAjunkie recently requested and received the suspensions from the Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (...) read news >>

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Andrei Arlovski has made quite a turnaround over the past few years. In February 2011, Arlovski was sitting on four straight losses, with three of those coming via knockout in the first round. Many were calling for the former UFC champion to retire, but Arlovski clearly made the correct decision to continue fighting. On Saturday, in his second bout since returning to the UFC roster, Arlovski knocked out Antonio Silva in the opening stanza. Since Silva was ranked No. 4 in the heavyweight class he read news >>

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Meanwhile, Bigfoot continues his slide, but isn't out of top-ranked conversation ... yet. For the second straight week, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight division rankings have experienced a major shake up. Even though he wasn't in mixed martial arts (MMA) action last weekend, struggling standout Alistair Overeem continued to slide thanks to Andrei Arlovski, who scored a first round knockout of Antonio Silva on Saturday night (Sept. 13, 2013) at UFC Fight Night 51 from Nilson read news >>

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The world keeps going around and around. So you always end up in the same place. Sometimes heavyweight really, truly feels that way. When Silva, the man on the rise, knocked off a faded Arlovski in 2010, it felt like a meaningful statement for both men's future. And for a time it was. Arlovski went on to lose to Kharitonov by KO and wander in the wastelands of regional heavyweight MMA, until he was picked up by WSOF, where he would lose to Anthony Johnson. For Antonio Silva, he would go on to de read news >>

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Another week, another heavyweight upset, and another unlikely entrant into the UFC's top 10 rankings. As everyone expected, the MMA landscape in 2014 features Andrei Arlovski, Mark Hunt, and Ben Rothwell in the top 10 of the UFC's heavyweight division. Arlovski's shock KO over Antonio Silva proved to be good enough to skyrocket the former champion from #14 to #7. And to think, he and top 10 LHW Anthony Johnson were in a World Series of Fighting main event early last year. Any changes to the rank read news >>

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Andrei Arlovski could be sidelined up to six months after a first-round knockout win over Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 51, which took place last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) on Fight Pass from inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. That all depends on the pending X-ray of his wrist. Also getting an extended time out was returning lightweight Efrain Escudero, who was tagged by the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission read news >>

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Andrei Arlovski made quick work of Antonio Silva at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, but he could be out for 180 days. Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced on Monday that three of the 22 UFN 51 fighters, including Arlovski, are suspended six months pending medical clearance after Saturday night’s fights. Efrain Escudero and Piotr Hallmann, who suffered decision losses to Leonardo Santos and Gleison Tibau, respectively, are also out 180 days pending medical read news >>

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Andrei Arlovski, ranked No. 14, stunned then No. 4-ranked Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on Saturday in a heavyweight upset. The win moves Arlovski back up the divisional ladder but also highlights the struggles of the division. Neither of the two headliners are spring chickens. Silva is 34 years old, and Arlovski is 35. That is above the the typical peak for athletic greatness. In fact, when breaking down the heavyweight division's Top 10 you will see how old the division is. Arlovski's victory contin read news >>

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