Arion Armeniakos

Sports journalist based in CA, USA. Twitter: @ArionArmeniakos
  • UFC 235 fight to watch: Cirkunov vs. Walker

    There are times once or twice a year when we get treated to a card that is so stacked from top to bottom, that some cracking fights tend to go unnoticed. This Saturday in Las Vegas is when exactly that kind of a card takes place and I am...
  • UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Santos Full Results

    In the UFC’s first visit to Prague, Czech Republic, the local fans got treated to a main event that had a lot riding on it in terms of the light heavyweight division title picture as #4 ranked Jan Blachowicz faced #6 Thiago “Marreta” Santos. With Jon Jones set to...
  • What Velasquez vs. Ngannou could mean for the heavyweight division

    It was not so long ago when there were complaints thrown around about the lack of talent in the UFC’s heavyweight division. It was just the same fighters going back and forth with no new contenders coming through. Those times now seem like an eternity ago as the top...
  • A closer look at Adesanya vs. Silva

    When the fight between Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva first got announced, you may have thought something along the lines of where did this fight come from? Or, how does this fight make sense? But after giving this matchup some thought and allowing the news to sink in, what...
  • UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs Moraes 2 Results

    The main event of the evening in Fortaleza, Brazil was a bantamweight rematch between #3 Raphael Assuncao and #4 Marlon Moraes. The two have previously faced off in 2017 when Assuncao fought to a split decision victory. As they faced again, this fight was likely going to determine the...
  • Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos are set to headline UFC Prague

    Light heavyweights Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos are set to headline the UFC’s first ever visit to the Czech Republic on Feb. 23 in Prague. This fight between #4 ranked Blachowicz and the #6 ranked Santos is likely to determine the next challenger for the light heavyweight gold against...
  • UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw Results

    With more than just his belt on the line, Henry Cejudo was stepping into the Octagon on Saturday to fight for the whole flyweight division as the often criticised division was set to be axed by Dana White should TJ Dillashaw have won the main event. Win he did...
  • A closer look at UFC debutant Ariane Lipski

    There are some fighters who seem like they are simply destined to fight for a world title in the UFC, the grandest stage of them all in mixed martial arts. That very thing could be said about Brazilian flyweight Ariane Lipski (11-3) when she broke onto the European women’s...
  • UFC 232 Weigh In Results

    25 out of the 26 fighters scheduled to compete at UFC 232 are on weight with bantamweight Montel Jackson being the only one to miss weight by one pound. Jackson was not granted an extension to cut the extra pound as he weighed in with one minute to spare...
  • UFC 232 fight to watch: Mendes vs Volkanovski

    It’s never easy to bounce back from a suspension (unless you’re Jon Jones) and in fact, it’s rather normal to encounter some struggles and experience ring rust as you are returning after a long lay-off. The next UFC fighter who is challenged with mounting a comeback to the top...