Alistair Overeem isn't a popular guy lately.
Not that he's ever won a popularity contest with MMA fans, but Overeem has left fans with a sour taste in their mouths following the news that he injured UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in preparation for Jones' fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178.
Although the injury was pegged as accidental by nearly everyone involved, former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski believes differently. He spoke with Sports.ru, and the interview was trans read news >>
UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski revealed that he is cautious about sparring with Alistair Overeem because he injures all those who train with him.
It seems Alistair Overeem is simply unable to distance himself from controversy.
The UFC heavyweight holds a reputation as an intense sparer during his training camps, but that has recently developed into a reputation as a fighter with malicious intent to harm others during training.
The incidents began at the Blackzilians, where Gilbert Burns proclai read news >>
Sorry, no media day melee here.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski on a local media tour to help drum up interest for their upcoming UFC Fight Night 51 main event, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
The event will stream entirely on Fight Pass. @ufc @ufc_brasil September 13 BigFoot vs A. arlovski. Alo galera de Brasilia vamos mostrar a força do nosso pais. pic.twitter.com/sRDCQWF5vK
— Antonio Pezao Silva read news >>
Joe Riggs and Andrei Arlovski are sharing a UFC card for the first time since UFC 55 back in 2005.
That's when "The Pitbull" slept Paul Buentello, on the same night "Diesel" stopped Chris Lytle on a cut. Now they're both back inside the Octagon for the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
While Arlovski battles "Bigfoot" Silva in the main event, Riggs will take on Paulo Th read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight hurter, Antonio Silva, is jumping right back into the thick of things against Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
"Bigfoot" has been benched since last December following a failed drug test.
When he does step foot inside the cage, it will be against a familiar face. He first did the dance with "The Pitbull" under the Strikeforce banner back in 2010, in read news >>
The rematch you've been dying to see is now reality, as Antonio Silva once again tangles with Andrei Arlovski this fall in Brasilia.
Your eyes aren't deceiving you - Andrei Arlovski is a UFC main event fighter in 2014.
To expand further, Arlovski will face Antonio Silva in a five-round fight on September 13th in the Brazilians capital of Brasilia. MMA Fighting confirmed the news first that was first reported by Combate. The main card will air live on Fox Sports 1.
Silva (18-5, 1 NC) is coming of read news >>
Their heavyweight rematch is expected to serve as event headliner.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski a chance at redemption against heavyweight slugger Antonio Silva, as the pair will reportedly hook 'em up for a second time inside the cage at UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
Globo reported the news (via MMA Fighting) on Thursday night.
Arlovski (22-10) lost to the Brazilia read news >>
Antonio Silva got the best of Andrei Arlovski under the Strikeforce banner in 2010. “Bigfoot” will apparently get the chance to do the same on his home soil this September. read news >>
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva won’t get what he was hoping for.
"Bigfoot" was campaigning for a heavyweight clash with Josh Barnett, but he will instead face another former UFC champion in Andrei Arlovski in the main event of the UFC Fight Night card in Brasilia, Brazil, on Sept. 13. MMAFighting.com confirmed the match-up with sources close to the situation following a report from Combate.
Silva and Arlovski fought for the first time in 2010 under the Strikeforce banner, and "Bigfoot" came out victori read news >>
Antonio Silva won’t waste any time getting back to work when his suspension wraps up – and he apparently will be doing it at home in a rematch against Andrei Arlovski.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
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UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub is used to the criticism. After all, in lackluster bouts with Lavar Johnson or his debacle at Metamoris 2 with Roberto 'Cyborg' Abreu, Schaub is no stranger to folks grilling him for some of his competitive choices.
After his split decision loss to Andrei Arlovski at UFC 174 on Saturday, criticism reared its head both from fans and UFC President Dana White. White said it was the 'the fans' who lost the bout and if Schaub felt he won, it was essentially comedic for read news >>