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Arlovski admits that his 'legs trembled' in UFC return, says he says still seeks the heavyweight title

While 'The Pitbull' had a bad performance on the octagon after six years away from the UFC, he said that Greg Jackson and him worked on his mistakes against Brendan Schaub.

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Andrei Arlovski admitted that he felt the pressure of being in the octagon again when he fought Brendan Schaub at UFC 174, after six years of absence from the organization.

According to his interview at a media day promoted in Sao Paulo by the UFC on Tuesday, the former UFC Heavyweight champion won the fight in a controversial split decision but mentioned that against Antonio Silva, he plans to have a good performance and restart a run to the belt of his division.

"I was feeling good before my fight with Schaub, I was sure that I would have a good performance. But my legs started to tremble in the moment that I stepped into the octagon. I watched the video of the bout with Greg Jackson and he pointed my mistakes. Of course, when you come back to an organization, you come expecting to be the champion and that's my goal."

Arlovski and 'Bigfoot' will contest a rematch in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2, the first card promoted in Brasília, the capital of Brazil. Silva won their first meeting by unanimous decision when they were competing in the Strikeforce.

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