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"The Spartan"

Christos Giagos

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Christos Giagos

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Learn more about Christos Giagos' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Cidade natal
Azusa, United States
Equipe
Sanford MMA
Estilo de luta
Boxer
Idade
34
Altura
70.00
Peso
172.00
Estreia no UFC
25.10.14
Envergadura
71.50
Alcance das pernas
40.00
  • Pro since 2010
     
  • Eight wins by KO, four by submission (1 triangle, 2 RNC, 1 brabo choke)
     
  • Five first round finishes
     
  • Has won three of his last seven
     
  • Had 4-2 record between UFC appearances
     
  • Has wins over Dakota Cochrane, Chris Tickle, and Joe Camacho
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I'm Greek and a warrior”

UFC Fight Night (4/6/24) Giagos was knocked out by Ignacio Bahamondes at 3:34 of the first round 

Noche UFC (9/16/23) Giagos was submitted by Daniel Zellhuber via anaconda choke at 2:36 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (4/22/23) Giagos knocked out Ricky Glenn at 1:35 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (6/25/22) Giagos was submitted by Thiago Moises via rear naked choke at 3:05 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/18/21) Giagos was stopped by Arman Tsarukyan via strikes at 2:09 of the first round

UFC 262 (5/15/21) Giagos submitted Sean Soriano via brabo choke at :59 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (12/19/20) Giagos won a three round unanimous decision over Carlton Minus

UFC 241 (8/17/19) Giagos lost a three round unanimous decision to Drakkar Klose

UFC Fight Night (6/1/19) Giagos won a three round unanimous decision over Damir Hadzovic

UFC Fight Night (12/2/18) Giagos won a three round unanimous decision over Mizuto Hirota

UFC Fight Night (9/22/18) Giagos was submitted by Charles Oliveira via rear naked choke at 3:22 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (6/6/15) Giagos lost a three round unanimous decision to Chris Wade

UFC Fight Night (3/21/15) Giagos submitted Jorge de Oliveira via rear naked choke at 3:12 of the first round

UFC 179 (10/25/14) Giagos was submitted by Gilbert Burns via armbar at 4:57 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 19, so that was 2009.

What ranks and titles have you held? I held the belt in Respect in the Cage, and before getting signed by the UFC I was the Tachi Palace and RFA lightweight champion.

Do you have any heroes? My biggest hero is my Dad.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC means I have done everything right to achieve my biggest goal in life and that I succeeded. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a cook.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four gold medals in jiu-jitsu, one in pankration.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: High school wrestling MVP.

Favorite grappling technique: RNC 

Favorite Striking technique: Left hook