After his wildly exciting first-round knockout of Travis Browne at UFC 187, former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski didn’t seem too concerned about a title shot.
One thing “The Pitbull” is apparently interested in, though: revenge.
With news emerging last week that the once-great Fedor Emelianenko is mulling a career comeback, Arlovski – a man who has tasted defeat at the hands of the Russian once before – is making it clear that he wants first dibs should the opportunity present itself.
“When I’m gonna see Dana White next time I'm going to ask him, 'Please, please… If you're going to sign Fedor Emelianenko, just give me a rematch,' ” Arlovski said during a recent fan Q & A. “Please, please, please.'"
Arlovski and Emelianenko first mixed it up at an Affliction event in 2009. At the time, Arlovski was on a five-fight winning streak, with one of those victories coming over current UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. However, on that particular night, Arlovski tried anRead More »from Andrei Arlovski lobbying for Fedor Emelianenko rematch if Russian signs with UFC