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"The Spartan"
Christos Giagos
Lightweight Division • 17-8-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 7
    Wins by Knockout
  • 3
    Wins by Submission
  • 7
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 33% 33%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
99
Sig. Strikes Attempted
301
Grappling accuracy 40% 40%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
1
Takedowns Attempted
15
2.13
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
1.85
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.93
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.32
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
55
%
Sig. Str. Defense
42
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
09:18
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
55 (56%)
Clinch
13 (13%)
Ground
31 (31%)

Sig. Str. by target

75% 74 Head 21% 21 Body 4% 4 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
7 (41%)
DEC
7 (41%)
SUB
3 (18%)

Event Results

  • Win
    Carlton Minus Headshot 8-22

    Giagos vs Minus

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Hadzovic vs Giagos

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Azusa, United States
Trains at
One Jiu-Jitsu
Age
30
Height
70.00
Weight
160.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 25, 2014
Reach
71.50
Leg reach
40.00
Q & A

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

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