Andrei Valeryevich Arlovski is known across the globe as Belarusian mixed martial artist and nick-named as the Pit Bull. He was born in the year 1979, 4th February; that makes him 36 years of age now. He is also an actor and a former UFC Heavyweight Champion who is currently competing for Ultimate fighting Championship (UFC). He has competed in numerous events like WSOF, EliteXC, ONE FC, Affliction, Strikeforce, and M-1 Challenge He is the man who knocked ROY Nelson and Travis Fulton who was a veteran of over 300 MMA fights. According to the report on 21st December, 2015, he is ranked as the second one in the official UFC heavyweight rankings. His bio includes the following details.
He was born in the city of Babruisk at Belarus. He used to be picked by bullies and he used to get badly beaten up by them when he was younger. In the year 1994, when he was 14 years old, he started lifting weights and gained some muscles and also hoped that it would help him deal with the bullies. He only took martial arts classes when he was 16 years old in t field of Karate though he was primarily interested in football. The personal fitness craze led him to take some interest in fighting sports like Judo, Sambo and Kickboxing.
After he got enrolled in the police academy in the city of Minsk, he combined his interest in law along with martial arts. He also took part in police defense course in Sambo and proved himself worthy enough against other opponents. In the year 1999, he won the European Youth Sambo Championship and World Youth Championship. Shortly after this victory, he became the first Master of Sports and International Master of Sports and achieved silver medal at Sambo World Cup and World Sambo Championship.
He started to take greater interest in different kinds of martial arts style where he studied kickboxing and developed his skills and finally completed his Sambo-based abilities.
He had a pet dog whose name was Maximus Arlovski who used to accompany him in his workouts. He did a public announcement against dog fighting featuring his dog as it was inhumane and a torture. He chose the name Pitbull because of the positive qualities that these dogs acquired. He is an Orthodox Christian.
He started his professional MMA career during the Mix Fight M-1 which took place in Petersburg in Russia on 9th April, 1999. He got knocked out by Viacheslav Datsik; his recieved minor injury but his determination was not knocked out at all. He returned on 2000 to M-1 Global at European Championships and took the heavyweight crown.
Since he is an actor as well, his first debut was Universal Soldier: Regeneration in the year 2009 along with Jean-Claude Van Damme and Doplh Lundgren. He played the role of “NGU” a bad guy role. The movie got released on video in the year 2010, 2nd February in the US. He also appeared in a television show named Limitless in the 7th episode as a suspect terrorist hunted down by CIA.
He was in a relationship with Patrycja Mikula starting from the year 2008 to 2010 but has not been married to anyone yet, so he does not have a wife.