Report: Andrei Arlovski Faces Jairzinho Rozenstruik At UFC 244


A heavyweight division attraction has been added to UFC 244 according to Newsday as Andrei Arlovski is going to be in action against Jairzinho Rozenstruik.

Arlovski (28-18-0-2NC) has won just one of his last five fights under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night San Antonio. Arlovski is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, defeating Tim Sylvia via first round submission at UFC 51 to claim the gold. Arlovski has picked up twenty eight wins as a professional MMA fighter and seventeen have come by way of KO/TKO.

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Rozenstruik (8-0-0) has already picked up a pair of wins in the UFC, having defeated the duo of Junior Albini and Allen Crowder. Rozenstruik is going to be competing for the third time this year, making 2019 his most active year as a professional MMA fighter. Rozenstruik has competed eight times as a professional MMA fighter and just one of those encounters went the distance.

UFC 244 take place on Saturday, November 2 from Madison Square Garden in New York, New York with Jorge Mavsidal and Nate Diaz headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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