Arlovski’s memorable streak is certainly longer, as the former heavyweight champ has won five in a row, and has worked his way into the #4 ranking. Most recently, Arlovski has taken out Travis Browne and “Bigfoot” Silva.
Mir, on the other hand, is coming off consecutive KO wins over Todd Duffee and Silva, after losing four straight. The victories have kept the former champ in the prestigious top ten, as Mir is ranked #1o.
A couple of days out from the September 5th fight, the UFC has posted a segment, featuring Joe Rogan’s thoughts on the compelling match-up. You can watch it below.