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Strikeforce Heavy Artillery Results: Antonio Silva Dominates Andrei Arlovski

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Antonio Silva utterly dominated Andrei Arlovski to take a unanimous decision at Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery.

Andrei Arlovski, a former UFC heavyweight champ met the Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, the only ProElite heavyweight champ ever, in the co-main event at Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery. Arlovski entered the fight after two straight KO losses to Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers. Silva came in after a decision loss to Fabricio Werdum.

Silva came out in the first round and amazed everyone by dominating Arlovski on the feet. He landed the better punches on the feet and then took the fight to the ground with about a minute left.

Round two saw Arlovski again struggling to find his range without eating counters from Silva. Silva managed to hurt Arlovski about a minute in but the Belorussian forced him against the cage and lingered in the clinch. But after a restart, Silva shot in for a double leg and ended up backed up against the cage again. The action returned to center ring and Arlovski finally began throwing and landing with kicks. But Silva answered with a hard jab to close the round's action.

The third round got off to a slow start that forced Ref "Big" John McCarthy to restart the action off the clinch in the cage. Silva then quickly out-landed Arlovski in a nice standing exchange. Arlovski landed a good high kick but Silva got a take down towards the end of the round that seemingly sealed the decision.

Arlovski has lost three straight fights since leaving the UFC. His career is in tatters.