Going into the Strikeforce heavyweight tournament, Andrei Arlovski was probably the second most popular fighter behind only Fedor Emelianenko. The odds were stacked against him, but perhaps he could find a way to make a run, and possibly even win the tournament.
Instead, he found himself on the wrong end of a knockout at the hands of Sergei Kharitonov. Arlovski did look to be in good physical condition going in, but he just wasn’t able to keep up as the fight went on.
It’s another sign that the former UFC Heavyweight champion should hand up his boots, and call it a career. He’s had a very successful run, but his time has clearly passed.
Last night was just the tip of the iceberg in the end of the career of Andrei Arlovski.
Here are five reasons why he should call it a career.