Medical suspension ices Arlovski’s boxing debut

by loretta hunt | source:

A 60-day medical suspension will prevent Andrei Arlovski from making his professional boxing debut for Golden Boy Promotions on June 27 in Los Angeles.

Arlovski was dispatched by heavyweight upstart Brett Rogers with a trio of punches in only 22 seconds at Strikeforce “Lawler vs. Shields” on June 6 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

Arlovski’s camp confirmed the suspension, which was issued by the Missouri Office of Athletics as a standard precaution, with Tuesday. Arlovski was not injured in the bout and was not sent to the hospital afterward, said his camp.

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akebh site profile image  

6/10/09 3:16 PM by akebh

beep beep beeeeeeeeeeeep

BigWilliam site profile image  

6/10/09 3:06 PM by BigWilliam

Given how awful his striking looked against Rogers I would say boxing is a bad career move at this time. He needs to get his confidence back.

CRE site profile image  

6/10/09 3:01 PM by CRE

Andrei wasn't showin me that spunk

Mister Brooks site profile image  

6/10/09 2:54 PM by Mister Brooks

It's more like...."Medical suspension saves Arlovski from 3rd lights out KO in 5 months".

hankhill site profile image  

6/10/09 2:18 PM by hankhill

FieryErmne: same thing applies to MMA fighters....

Jeepster site profile image  

6/10/09 2:16 PM by Jeepster

See how long that lasts if he flushes his carrer down the toilet chasing tail

TheVileOne site profile image  

6/10/09 1:54 PM by TheVileOne

Don't feel sorry for Andrei. Have you seen his girlfriend? He's dating a Playboy model.

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6/10/09 1:26 PM by Sagiv Lapkin


FieryErmine site profile image  

6/10/09 1:25 PM by FieryErmine

Lots of people are pro boxers. Being a pro boxer doesn't make you a great boxer.

bismanfightclub site profile image  

6/10/09 1:19 PM by bismanfightclub

Dude needs at least 8 months off, not just 8 weeks.