Andrei Arlovski “Doesn’t Care” About His Soccer-Kick No Contest.
September 5 2012 6:29 PM ET
The fourth fight between Andrei Arlovski and Tim Silvia ends in controversy after the fight is called “No Contest” because of illegal soccer kicks. Arlovski, however, is unfazed and makes no apologies for his soccer kicks. Here is what he had to say about it on Inside MMA
One FC has recently changed the rules to allow soccer kicks so Arlovski will likely have the chance to legally soccer kick Silvia again, in yet another rematch. Can’t quite make out what Arlovski is saying? Here is a transcript courtesy of Middleeasy.com.
“About my fight with Tim Sylvia, it was ruled a ‘No Contest,’ but, to be honest with you, I don’t really care. For some reason, when the referee raised his arm up, it’s like he gave me a signal to kick him. Even if he didn’t raise his arm up, I would have done it anyway, because Tim said, before the fight, that he was gonna kick me if he had the opportunity. It’s exactly what I told Travis Browne and Greg Jackson. I told them this, and I don’t really care if they disqualify me or not. If I have an opportunity for a soccer kick, I’m going to do it, and I did”