Posts in category "Andrei Arlovksi"

Fedor's Loss is Good for MMA

Although Scott Coker, Strikeforce CEO was counting on Fedor to win against Fabricio Werdum yesterday evening,I think it is better for Strikeforce and the heavyweight division that he lost.   Werdum beat Fedor in the first round due to submission.  Werdum was not highly unsupported in his match-up against the top-ranked, much feared, Russian Emperor... Read more »

Strikeforce Brings Heavy Hitters - MMA Fights Tomorrow Night

Alistar “The Demolitian Man”Overeem (32-11) has taken a long trip to face Brett “The Grim” Rogers (10-1) in St. Louis, MO. on Saturday, May 15th and will air on Showtime 9PM ET. This matchup seems a little strange to me.  But not so weird that I do not want to watch the outcome.  Overeem has... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 4

The popularity of mixed martial arts has shed a lot of attention on how these athletes train.  Their overall routine is all encompassing, challenging and unique compared to many sports.  Because of the nature of training 4 different sports, along with the plyometrics and strength exercises that correspond to each of them, MMA training is... Read more »
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Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 3

The results of a recent poll on the Bleacherreport.com (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/386155-strikeforce-st-louis-preview-qa-with-andrei-arlovski-antonio-silva) shows Andrei Arlovski favored to win his against Antonio “Big Foot” Silva, 84% to 14%, which takes place in St. Louis on May 15th.  The fight is hosted by Strikeforce and can be watched on Showtime.   Head-lining the card is Brett Rodgers, a Midwestern MMA... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit on May 15th, Exercise 2

Andrei Arlovski is a great reference to use when aspiring to look like a MMA athlete.  He has a physique that is perfect for so many sports, but truly ideal for a combat sports fighter.  Although many fighters have a lot less to work with and their legacy will never be their physical attributes and... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Train Like Him, Be Fight Fit by May 15th

Andrei Arlovski will take on Antonio Silva on Strikeforce’s May15th Showtime card.  As a Chicago resident, Arlovski maintains a strong local following from more than just the Russian and MMA community.  The Chi-town Belarussian has endured a career filled with dramatic upsets, his most recent to Brett Rodgers and Fedor Emelianko.  On the flip side,... Read more »
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Strikeforce is Promising a Great Line up on May 15th

ROGER GRACIE TO MAKE STRIKEFORCE DEBUT AGAINST TWO-TIME NCAA AND FORMER MMA CHAMPION KEVIN RANDLEMAN, “JACARE” SOUZA TO BATTLE JOEY VILLASENOR MAY 15 AT SCOTTRADE CENTER IN ST. LOUIS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM STRIKEFORCE PR DEPARTMENT MORE EXCITEMENT ADDED TO THE HEAVYWEIGHT LINE UP FOR MAY 15TH.  NOT ONLY WILL ANDREI ARLOVSKI MEET BIG FOOT... Read more »

Strikeforce Brings In the Heavy HItters on May 15th

STRIKEFORCE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION ALISTAIR OVEREEM WILL FACE BRETT ROGERS, ANDREI ARLOVSKI TO MEET “BIG FOOT” SILVA MAY 15 AT SCOTTRADE CENTER IN ST. LOUIS World Heavyweight Champion Alistair “The Demolition Man” Overeem (32-11) will make his highly anticipated return to action against heavy-handed knockout artist Brett “The Grim” Rogers (10-1) in the main event of a STRIKEFORCE mixed martial arts (MMA)... Read more »

Andrei Arlovski Emerges Once Again with Strikeforce

May 15th in St.Louis, MI, Andrei the ‘Pitbull’ Arlovski will re-surface on a Strikeforce event where he will begin a come back, first meeting Antonio Silva (12-2).  Arlovski (15-7-0) despite a rocky couple of years, has an enormous fan base on both sides of the pond.  Like many fighters, Arlovski following a long winning streak,... Read more »
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2009 Five Top MMA Matchups

We have already addressed favorite fighters and best fights of 2009.  But many do not think about who is at the root of making these ‘Best of Fights’ happen and creating our “Favorite Fighters.’  It is guys like Joe SIlva and Sean Shelby – MMA matchmakers.  Another question posed on my December survey was, ‘What... Read more »