36 Andrei Arlovski
"Pit Bull" Arlovski
& photos by Jim Burman for SFUK
conducted through Nikolay Travkin (www.AmerROSS.com)
Could you tell me what your predictions for
Arlovski : I'm in the mood to win
that fight. Maybe Rizzo has different opinions
but I predict victory.
JB. What approach are you going to take to that
fight? What strategy?
Arlovski : The fight will show, no
comments about strategy. (laughing) it is classified.
What type of specific training has been done
to counter Pedro as a fighter?
Arlovski : Of course I have been
doing special training but I can say it's nothing
more than to defeat an opponent who is really
No disrespect intended but you're seen as the
underdog in this fight. How do you feel about
Arlovski : That's good because that's
people like me, the underdog, need to fight
in order to become the best. Champions were
all underdogs themselves some time ago.
What does the future hold for Andrei Arlovski?
Where do you see yourself in, say, five years
Arlovski :To become Champion but
not only in next fight but at least next ten
years and I will be fighting for the next ten
Do you have any message for the fans out there?
Arlovski : I would like to have as
many fans as possible and I will try not to
Thanks a lot.
conducted 20th March 2002
UFC36 Interviews by Jim Burman