The former Ufc Hw champion Andrei Arlovski entered this fight with a record of 27-18-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.35 heavyweight in the world but in his last four bouts he has collected three losses and one no-contest, against Walt Harris (originally a split decision win for Harris, then overturned in a no-contest since the American failed a post-fight drug test, Andrei Arlovski vs Walt Harris); after this bout he was defeated by Augusto Sakai in April 2019 (Andrei Arlovski vs Augusto Sakai).
His opponent, Ben Rothwell, has a mma record of 36-11-0 (92% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.53 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive defeats, against Junior dos Santos (Junior dos Santos vs Ben Rothwell) and Blagoy Ivanov (Blagoy Ivanov vs Ben Rothwell); before these fights he had won over Josh Barnett (Josh Barnett vs Ben Rothwell). In their first bout Arlovski had beat Rothwell via ko (July 19, 2008); undercard of Rafael dos Anjos vs Leon Edwards – UFC on ESPN 4. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 4: dos Anjos vs. Edwards
Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC on ESPN 4 fight card (main card):
Rafael dos Anjos vs Leon Edwards
Alexey Oleynik vs Walt Harris
Greg Hardy vs Juan Adams
Dan Hooker vs James Vick
Alexander Hernandez vs Francisco Trinaldo
Andrei Arlovski vs Ben Rothwell 2
Arlovski’s previous fight: Andrei Arlovski vs Augusto Sakai
Rothwell’s previous fight: Blagoy Ivanov vs Ben Rothwell
Arlovski vs Rothwell 2 Fight Video:
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