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Arman Tsarukyan Calls Out Dan Hooker After Dominant Stoppage Win Over Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37

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Russia’s Arman Tsarukyan called out top-ranked lightweight contender Dan Hooker after an impressive stoppage win over Christos Giagos. It did not take too long for the #14 ranked lightweight contender as he cruised past Christos Giagos in less than two minutes of the very first round to register his fourth straight win inside the Octagon.

The bout marked the second time that Tsarukyan stepped inside the Octagon in 2021. With the victory, Tsarukyan is now on a four-fight winning streak with his last loss coming against an incredibly tough Islam Makhachev.

Arman Tsarukyan is quite popular in Russia and has cemented his position as one of the best mixed martial artists to come out of the country. Tsarukyan gained recognition among the Russian MMA fans when he started calling out Islam Makhachev. Tsarukyan’s incredible performance against Makhachev saw him gain a lot of respect in the MMA circle. Tsarukyan is among the very few mixed martial artists who have taken down Islam Makhachev.

What’s next for Arman Tsarukyan after victory over Christos Giagos? 

Arman Tsarukyan has a lot of options ahead of him after a stoppage win over Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37. Tsarukyan is on a four-fight winning streak and is ranked #14 in the UFC’s lightweight division. In his 18 professional appearances inside the MMA cage, he has only lost twice in his mixed martial arts career. He has five finishes and five submissions to his name.

Arman Tsarukyan has slowly cemented himself as one of the best in the division right now and is going on a path that is bound to get him the attention of top-ranked contenders should he continue to perform in a similar fashion. 

 

Arman Tsarukyan is a tough challenge for any fighter. He is incredibly well-rounded. Tsarukyan comes inside the Octagon with impressive wrestling pedigree, and efficient striking prowess to dominate his opponents. He is relentless and likes to pressure his opponents. Tsarukyan likes to mix his game and has a great understanding of the sport of mixed martial arts. Needless to say, he could well become the UFC lightweight champion in the future.

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