Former UFC Champion Following Junior dos Santos’ Footsteps to Make AEW Debut at Full Gear

Published 11/04/2021, 3:20 PM EDT
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – DECEMBER 02: Tai Tuivasa of Australia prepares to fight Junior Dos Santos of Brazil in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Adelaide Entertainment Centre on December 2, 2018 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


The American Top Team is not just a team that trains, Men of the year, but they are the most famous MMA gyms in the world. ATT has produced remarkable fighters and world champions who have gone on to leave an everlasting footnote in the sport. AEW fans have already learned about Former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Junior Dos Santos, but wait, he isn’t the only former champion in the camp.

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There is yet another monstrous mixed martial artist who can knock out anyone with just one punch. His name is Andrei ‘The Pitbull’ Arlovski, and he is about to make his debut at Full Gear.

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AEW Full Gear will unleash the Pitbull

Andrei Arlovski is not someone you ever want to mess with, and especially inside the octagon. At 42-year’s of age, he still continues to fight in the top-rated MMA promotion, while chasing new goals in professional wrestling. With multiple title defenses in his bag, Andrei doesn’t have anything left to prove in UFC, yet he continues to chase his goal of once again becoming a champion.

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This seasoned veteran has now turned his attention to AEW’s most notorious faction, ‘The Inner Circle’. In the latest AEW Dynamite, Chris Jericho and his teammates called out the entire ATT team and named Andrie as one of the members, who will face at Full Gear. This will now once again shine a bright light on yet another legendary UFC fighter, as he will make his debut on the final PPV for the organization.

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Chris Jericho may have made a bad decision allowing Ortiz to pick this grizzled veteran. Facing one former UFC heavyweight champion in Junior Dos Santos is already a tall task. Now, adding yet another seasoned fighter will tilt the odds further in the favor of the ATT faction. However, there is a catch, as Chris chose Dan Lambert as the final member to join the fight, which will surely even out the odds.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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