Report: Manager Says Andrei Arlovski to Fight at UFC Card in St. Petersburg
By FCF Staff
After holding its first-ever event in Russia this past September, it’s being reported that the UFC is going to hold an event in St. Petersburg on April 20th.
The UFC held a card in Moscow last fall, marking its long-awaited debut in MMA superpower. Now, according to a follow up report from MMA Mania, citing a report from Tass.ru, Andrei Arlovski’s manager Anton Glazyrin has said the heavyweight will compete at a UFC event in St. Petersburg. The former champ’s opponent is not known.
In addition, MMA Team Dagestan recently posted the comments below:
⚡UFC returns to Russia on April 20. The event will be held at the newest stadium in Russia with a capacity of 80 thousand people.
It is not yet clear whether the event will cover the whole arena or limit itself to a part of. #UFCSanktPetersburg pic.twitter.com/p7R9vCKLVO
— MMA TEAM DAGESTAN (@MMATeamDagestan) January 11, 2019
Arlovski is coming off a split decision loss to Walt Harris last month, and he also received a 180 day medical suspension for a possible, fractured nose, pending medical clearance from a doctor.