5 Things You Should Know About Andrei Arlovski

Historians figure to remember Andrei Arlovski fondly whenever he decides to hang up the gloves. One of the most successful heavyweights in mixed martial arts history, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship titleholder will face Ben Rothwell in a UFC on ESPN 4 showcase this Saturday at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The 40-year-old Belarusian has compiled a 27-18 record in a remarkable career that now stretches across more than two decades. Arlovski last appeared at UFC Fight Night 150 on April 27, when he wound up on the wrong side of a split decision against Augusto Sakai.

As “The Pit Bull” prepares for his rematch with Rothwell, a man he defeated by knockout in 2008, here are five things you should know about him.

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