January 23, 1990
Azusa, California, United States
|Other names||The Spartan|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)|
|Reach||71.0 in (180 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Hawthorne, California, United States|
|Team||Systems Training Center|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Giagos made his professional mixed martial arts debut in 2009 competing as a lightweight primarily in regional promotions across California. He was able to compile a record of 10-2, including winning the RFA Lightweight Champsionship on August 22, 2014 with a TKO stoppage of Dakota Cochrane. One the heels of that victory, Giagos signed with the UFC in the fall of 2014.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Absolute Championship Berkut
He made his debut in Russia promotion against Alexandre Pimentel of Brazil at ACB 51: Silva vs. Torgeson on January 13, 2017. He won the fight unanimous decision.
Return to UFC
On the heels of a 4-2 run on the regional circuit, Giagos made his return to the promotion against Charles Oliveira on September 22, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 137. He lost the fight via a submission in the second round.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|23 matches||16 wins||7 losses|
|Win||16–7||Mizuto Hirota||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Tuivasa||December 2, 2018||3||5:00||Adelaide, Australia|
|Loss||15–7||Charles Oliveira||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Anders||September 22, 2018||2||3:22||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||15–6||Herdeson Batista||Decision (unanimous)||ACB 82||March 9, 2018||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Loss||14–6||Shamil Nikaev||Decision (split)||ACB 71||September 30, 2017||3||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||14–5||Alexandre Pimentel||Decision (unanimous)||ACB 51||January 13, 2017||3||5:00||Irvine, California, United States|
|Win||13–5||Arthur Estrazulas||Decision (unanimous)||RFA 42: Giagos vs. Estrazulas||August 19, 2016||3||5:00||Visalia, California, United States|
|Win||12–5||Karen Darabedyan||TKO (punches)||RFA 38: Moises vs. Emmers||June 3, 2016||1||1:42||Costa Mesa, California, United States|
|Loss||11–5||Josh Emmett||TKO (punches)||West Coast FC 16||January 23, 2016||3||2:21||Sacramento, California, United States||For the West Coast FC Lightweight Championship.|
|Loss||11–4||Chris Wade||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson||June 6, 2015||3||5:00||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Win||11–3||Jorge de Oliveira||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare||March 21, 2015||1||3:12||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||10–3||Gilbert Burns||Submission (armbar)||UFC 179||October 25, 2014||1||4:57||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||10–2||Dakota Cochrane||TKO (flying knee and punches)||RFA 17||August 22, 2014||2||2:04||Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States||Won the RFA Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||9–2||Sevak Magakian||Submission (triangle choke)||TPF 19: Thowback Thursday||June 19, 2014||1||4:45||Lemoore, California, United States||Won the vacant TPF Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||8–2||Preston Scharf||TKO (doctor stoppage)||LOP: Chaos at the Casino 4||April 12, 2014||2||5:00||Inglewood, California, United States|
|Win||7–2||Thor Skancke||TKO (punches)||LOP: Chaos at the Casino 3||November 23, 2013||1||1:27||Inglewood, California, United States|
|Loss||6–2||Poppies Martinez||Submission (guillotine choke)||TPF 16: The Return||August 22, 2013||1||4:27||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Win||6–1||Chris Tickle||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Flawless FC 3||May 18, 2013||2||2:32||Inglewood, California, United States|
|Win||5–1||Joe Lewis||TKO (punches)||Samurai MMA Pro 4||October 19, 2012||2||1:12||Culver City, California, United States|
|Loss||4–1||Jason Gonzales||Submission (D'Arce choke)||RITC||May 19, 2012||2||4:14||Pomona, California, United States|
|Win||4–0||Joe Camacho||Decision (unanimous)||RITC||November 19, 2011||3||5:00||Pomona, California, United States|
|Win||3–0||Chris Manzo||KO (punch)||RITC||March 12, 2011||2||4:07||Pomona, California, United States|
|Win||2–0||Jose Alderete||TKO (punches)||Fury Fights 7||August 21, 2010||3||1:14||Pomona, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Dominic Gutierrez||TKO (punches)||John Pena Promotions||June 11, 2010||3||5:00||Pomona, California, United States|
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