Ben Rothwell Calls For A Rematch With Andrei Arlovski

Ben Rothwell has asked for a rematch with former title holder, Andrei Arlovski this weekend after another unexpected victory in the ring, adding the two men could possibly fight it out for a future shot at the title.

Rothwell, speaking at the post-fight press conference, had this to say:

“I know the championship is next weekend. I think Stipe (Miocic) has built up a good case; I think he should have the next challenge, and I think Andrei Arlovski and I should dance. (Arlovski is) ranked fourth, and some people are already talking about him getting the next title shot, so I think him and I should fight next. I know he’s got a little bit of an injury, so he’s going to take some time off. I’ll be ready for him when he heals.”

“I think a lot of it comes from the writers in MMA. Constantly, I just feel like I’m overlooked and I’m not getting any respect. Again, I was an underdog tonight. On the writer’s column, everybody picked Mitrione. I’m kind of getting used it. I like it. Keep making me the underdog. I like putting loss on your guys’ picks there. My performances have slowed me down in the past. Now, I think I’ve made a case for myself. Three fight win streak, three finishes, and I think it’s time we make something happen. Let me fight these top guys.”

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