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Arnold Allen

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19-3-0 (W-L-D)


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Learn more about Arnold Allen's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Cidade natal
Ipswich, England
BKK / Tristar
Estilo de luta
Estreia no UFC
Alcance das pernas
  • Pro since 2012

  • Seven wins by KO, four by submission (Triangle, RNC, 2 guillotine)

  • Four first round finishes

  • On 12 fight winning streak

  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by a sponsor.”

UFC Fight Night (10/29/22) Allen defeated Calvin Kattar via TKO (injury) at :08 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) Allen stopped Dan Hooker via strikes at 2:33 of the first round

UFC on ABC (4/10/21) Allen won a three round unanimous decision over Sodiq Yusuff

UFC Fight Night (1/25/20) Allen won a three round unanimous decision over Nik Lentz

UFC 239 (7/6/19) Allen won a three round unanimous decision over Gilbert Melendez

UFC Fight Night (3/16/19) Allen won a three round unanimous decision over Jordan Rinaldi

UFC Fight Night (5/27/18) Allen submitted Mads Burnell via guillotine choke at 2:41 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (3/18/17) Allen won a three round split decision over Makwan Amirkhani

UFC Fight Night (2/27/16) Allen won a three round unanimous decision over Yaotzin Meza

UFC Fight Night (6/20/15) Allen submitted Alan Omer via guillotine choke at 1:41 of the third round

Training: Every day starts early and finishes late, but I do it to get the best coaching, advice and training partners possible.

When and why did you start training for fighting?  For as long as I can remember, me and my brother wanted to be martial artists or professional wrestlers. Dragon Ball Z, Bruce Lee and old school Kung Fu movies were all inspirations, and I started training seriously when I was about 12, where I competed in the ABA (boxing) championships, winning the eastern counties championship with a KO.

What ranks and titles have you held?  I am a Gracie Barra jiu-jitsu purple belt, I won the Eastern counties championships as a junior, and I won the Lightweight British Title last December at Made4theCage.

Do you have any heroes? Bruce Lee was always a big inspiration, but more so is my Dad - he is the man.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s been a goal of mine for years and means the world to see all my hard work starting to pay off.

What was your job before you started fighting? I've had loads, from loading containers down at the docks to working out back at a local chip shop to being a labourer for a friend.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I won an area championship as an amateur boxer, and I won two featherweight titles as an amateur MMA fighter.

Favorite grappling technique: Twister

Favorite striking technique: Flying Knee