35 Facts About Andrei Arlovski

1. Andrei Arlovski is tied for second in UFC heavyweight history with 10 knockdowns.

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2. Andrei Arlovski lost that fight to Josh Barnett via third-round submission.

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3. Andrei Arlovski has won three fight-night bonus awards for a total of $150,000.

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4. Andrei Arlovski won the fight by TKO in the very first round.

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5. Andrei Arlovski will be even happier if he picks up a win.

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6. Andrei Arlovski looks for a takedown but Harris blocks it and they separate.

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7. Andrei Arlovski is a former UFC heavyweight champion and one of the most accomplished heavyweights in UFC history.

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8. Andrei Arlovski plays the role of a suspected terrorist hunted by the CIA.

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9. Andrei Arlovski played a part in the next Universal Soldier movie—Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, released in theaters on November 30, 2012, and on demand on October 25, 2012.

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10. Andrei Arlovski said he chose his nickname The Pitbull for the positive qualities these dogs have.

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11. Andrei Arlovski lost the fight via a controversial unanimous decision.

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12. Andrei Arlovski lost the fight by unanimous decision.

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13. Andrei Arlovski lost the fight via submission in the third round, resulting in his first submission loss in his professional MMA Career.

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14. Andrei Arlovski faced Frank Mir on September 5, 2015, at UFC 191, winning by unanimous decision in a fight which many, including UFC president Dana White, thought Mir won.

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15. Andrei Arlovski was victorious in his return to the UFC, defeating Schaub via split decision.

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16. Andrei Arlovski fought Andreas Kraniotakes at Fight Nights—Battle in Minsk on November 29, 2013, and Arlovski won the fight via TKO in the second round.

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17. Andrei Arlovski was scheduled to fight 2 time ADCC Submission Wrestling World Champion and veteran of over 60 fights Jeff Monson in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 2, 2013, but the event was postponed.

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18. Andrei Arlovski fought Anthony Johnson in the main event at World Series of Fighting 2 on March 23, 2013.

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19. Andrei Arlovski headlined the debut event from the World Series of Fighting against fellow Strikeforce veteran Devin Cole on November 3, 2012, at World Series of Fighting 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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20. Andrei Arlovski had knocked Tim Sylvia down with punches before he landed the illegal kicks that caused the referee to stop the fight.

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21. Andrei Arlovski won the fight via head kick KO in the final second of the third round.

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22. Andrei Arlovski won by TKO in the third round after dominating Lopez throughout the fight.

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23. Andrei Arlovski dedicated himself to training exclusively with Greg Jackson in New Mexico to refocus on his MMA career and make the necessary changes to get back on track.

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24. Andrei Arlovski was defeated by Sergei Kharitonov via KO on February 12, 2011, as part of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament.

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25. Andrei Arlovski was signed to Strikeforce and fought former EliteXC heavyweight champion Antonio Silva on May 15, 2010, at Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery.

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26. Andrei Arlovski was a featured attendee at Strikeforce: Emelianenko vs Rogers where he was mobbed by a crowd of local Chicago fans.

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27. Andrei Arlovski lost the fight via TKO in the opening round.

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28. On June 6, 2009, Andrei Arlovski fought up and coming heavyweight Brett Rogers at Strikeforce: Lawler vs Shields.

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29. Andrei Arlovski won the fight via KO in the second round and in the process became the only man to ever finish Nelson in his MMA career at that point.

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30. Andrei Arlovski fought and defeated top ranked heavyweight fighter and former IFL heavyweight stand-out Ben Rothwell by KO in the final round of the fight, ending Rothwell's 13 fight win streak and giving him his first defeat in over 3 years.

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31. Andrei Arlovski made his next appearance on December 30, 2006, at UFC 66 against Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Marcio Cruz.

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32. Andrei Arlovski knocked out Buentello in 15 seconds of the opening round.

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33. Andrei Arlovski went on to defend his interim title on June 4, 2005, at UFC 53, against Justin Eilers.

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34. At the age of 20, Andrei Arlovski began his professional MMA career at the Mix Fight M-1 in St Petersburg, Russia on April 9, 1999.

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35. Andrei Arlovski took a silver medal at the Sambo World Cup and another silver medal at the World Sambo Championship.

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