Arion Armeniakos

Sports journalist based in CA, USA. Twitter: @ArionArmeniakos
  • UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee – Review

    UFC Rochester delivered in terms of entertainment. It was an exciting card throughout, and all it needed was for the main event to cap it off. And the main delivered — as Kevin Lee’s welterweight debut was spoiled by Rafael Dos Anjos, who with this victory made his return...
  • UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee – Preview

    As the Octagon pays a visit to Rochester, New York, this weekend, two former lightweight contenders are set to square off in an attempt to bounce back from their recent losses. Former lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos (28-11), now ranked at No. 3 in the welterweight division, will step...
  • UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade – Preview

    As of late, the UFC has been on a streak of scheduling fights which see two fighters at the top of their games go at it for the rights to championship gold. The company has seemingly moved away from chasing the biggest money fights, and instead decided to pay...
  • UFC Ottawa – Results

    Ottawa played host to an exciting UFC Fight Night event — capped off by a thrilling striking clinic between two top ten lightweight contenders in Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and “Ragin” Al Iaquinta. Rejuvenated by fatherhood, “Cowboy” continued his push towards a title shot as he picked off Iaquinta over...
  • KSW 48: Parnasse vs. Szymanski Review

    KSW 48 played host to featherweight prospect Salahdine Parnasse taking another step to becoming one of the worlds best 145 pounders — as the Frenchman took care of Roman Szymanski to win the promotions interim featherweight title. The undefeated Parnasse, who is still only 21-years-old, came into this bout...
  • What’s next for Alistair Overeem?

    Alistair Overeem will certainly go down as one of the greatest heayvweights of all time when it is all said and done. But it is not quite yet all said and done for “The Demolition Man,” as he picked up his second consecutive victory with an impressive stoppage of...
  • UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier Review and Full Results

    The fans in attendance in Atlanta were treated to a showcase of elite striking on Saturday night, capped off by the crowning of two new interim champions as Dustin Poirier and Israel Adesanya came out victorious in their respective fights, setting up two thrilling unification bouts, perhaps even later...
  • UFC 236: Gastelum vs. Adesanya Preview

    UFC 236 in Atlanta, Ga, is set to be interim title fights galore. Both the main and co-main events will have interim gold on the line, as undisputed champions Khabib Nurmagomedov and Robert Whittaker are on the sidelines due to suspension and injury respectively. First up, the co-main event,...
  • What’s next for Anthony Pettis?

    The move up to welterweight to face one of the best strikers in the world in Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson may have come as somewhat of a surprise to most MMA fans around the world. But former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis was adamant that he was up for the challenge...
  • UFC London fight to watch: Oezdemir vs. Reyes

    The UFC has been on a hot streak as of late, delivering fight cards full of exciting bouts almost every weekend. This weekend is no different as the Octagon returns to London for another stacked night of fighting in the world’s top mixed martial arts organization. There are quite...