Lightweights Arman Tsarukyan and Christos Giagos Matched For September 18th UFC Card

Rising lightweights Arman Tsarukyan and Christos Giagos are scheduled to meet at UFC’s September 18th card, per a report from Nolan King and Farah Hannoun of MMA Junkie.

The matchup joins a “Fight Night” lineup that does not have a confirmed location at the moment.

Tsarukyan and Giagos are not new names in the UFC, although they are both experiencing upswings in their success lately.

Tsarukyan is currently on a three-fight winning streak. After losing his promotional debut in 2019 against tough opponent Islam Makhachev, Tsarukyan has went on to win all of his fights. His most recent victory was earlier this year, where he fought to a unanimous decision win over Matt Frevola.

Giagos has picked up two wins since making his return late last year. The 31-year-old made his first appearance in over a year in December, bouncing back from a previous loss with a victory over Carlton Minus.

Giagos secured a submission in his most recent appearance, catching Sean Soriano with a darce choke in May.

The main event for UFC’s September 18th card is not known at the moment. However, numerous bouts have been announced for the card. Here’s whats expected currently.

Bout 8: Ion Cutelaba (15-6-1) vs. Devin Clark (12-5) (Light Heavyweight)

Bout 7: Tafon Nchukwi (5-1) vs. Mike Rodriguez (11-6) (Light Heavyweight)

Bout 6: Impa Kasanganay (9-1) vs. Carlston Harris (16-4) (Welterweight)

Bout 5: Jim Miller (32-16) vs. Nikolas Motta (12-3) (Lightweight)

Bout 4: Pannie Kianzad (15-5) vs. Raquel Pennington (11-8) (Bantamweight)

Bout 3: Joaquin Buckley (12-4) vs. Antonio Arroyo (9-4) (Middleweight)

Bout 2: Emily Whitmire (4-4) vs. Cory McKenna (6-1) (Strawweight)

Bout 1: Christos Giagos (19-8) vs. Arman Tsarukyan (16-2) (Lightweight)

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