Arman Tsarukyan News
Charles Oliveira says he’s been assured a title shot is next with a win over Arman Tsarukyan at UFC 300
Harry Kettle - February 23, 2024
Arman Tsarukyan's coach believes Charles Oliveira is “more dangerous” than current UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev: “He's dangerous everywhere”
Harry Kettle - January 16, 2024
Coach explains why Charles Oliveira is “very happy” with the Arman Tsarukyan fight despite previous title talks
Harry Kettle - January 11, 2024
Arman Tsarukyan plans to KO Charles Oliveira and earn June title fight with Islam Makhachev: “Gaethje has to wait until October”
Harry Kettle - January 11, 2024
Beneil Dariush is contemplating his UFC future following KO loss to Arman Tsarukyan: “Do I go forward or am I done”
Harry Kettle - December 11, 2023
Islam Makhachev dismisses rematches with Charles Oliveira & Arman Tsarukyan: "If you want to be a champion in a good way, you have to add new names"
Fernando Quiles - December 10, 2023
UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev isn’t a fan of rematches. Makhachev was scheduled to have a second bout with Charles Oliveira at UFC 294 back in October. Oliveira was forced to pull out due to a nasty gash he suffered while sparring. As a result, Makhachev took another rematch, but with UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski. It was a sensational showing for Makhachev, as he scored a first-round head kick for knockout win.
What's next for Arman Tsarukyan and Beneil Dariush after UFC Austin?
Cole Shelton - December 4, 2023
In the main event of UFC Austin, a battle of top 10 lightweights went down as Arman Tsarukyan took on Beneil Dariush. Tsarukyan entered the fight on a two-fight win streak and was coming off a TKO win over Joaquim Silva in his most previous effort. It was also his second UFC main event after he dropped a controversial decision to Mateusz Gamrot last year. Dariush, meanwhile, was set for his first UFC main event and was coming off a first-round knockout loss to Charles Oliveira in June.
Arman Tsarukyan happy with 'Good' stoppage in Jalin Turner vs. Bobby Green: "Five more minutes"
Josh Evanoff - December 4, 2023
UFC lightweight contender Arman Tsarukyan was happy to watch Jalin Turner vs. Bobby Green on Saturday. The rising lightweight returned to the octagon in the main event of UFC Austin last Saturday night. There, Arman Tsarukyan scored a first-round knockout win over Beneil Dariush, his third win in a row. While a big victory, it seems that he was far more happy to watch Jalin Turner vs. Bobby Green.
Dana White admits Arman Tsarukyan's win at UFC Austin "threw a wrench" into the lightweight title picture
Chris Taylor - December 3, 2023
UFC CEO Dana White believes Arman Tsarukyan’s knockout win at UFC Austin “threw a wrench” into the lightweight title picture. Tsarukyan (21-3 MMA) squared off with perennial 155lbs contender Beneil Dariush (22-6-1 MMA) in the headliner of last night’s Fight Night event in Texas.
UFC Austin Results: Arman Tsarukyan KO's Beneil Dariush (Video)
Chris Taylor - December 2, 2023
We have you covered for all of tonight’s UFC Austin results, including the main event between Beneil Dariush and Arman Tsarukyan. Dariush (22-6-1 MMA) will be looking to rebound, this after suffering a first-round knockout loss to Charles Oliveira in his most recent effort at June’s UFC 289 event. Prior to that setback, the 34-year-old had put together an eight-fight winning streak.
UFC Austin: ‘Dariush vs. Tsarukyan’ Live Results and Highlights
Chris Taylor - December 2, 2023
The Octagon returns to Texas for tonight’s UFC Austin event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by Beneil Dariush vs. Arman Tsarukyan. Dariush (22-5-1 MMA) will be looking to rebound, this after suffering a first-round knockout loss to Charles Oliveira in his most recent effort at June’s UFC 289 event. Prior to that setback, the 34-year-old had put together an eight-fight winning streak.
Arman Tsarukyan says he'll be "the best lightweight in the world" after UFC Austin
Cole Shelton - December 1, 2023
Arman Tsarukyan plans to make a statement at UFC Austin. Tsarukyan is set to headline UFC Austin on Saturday against Beneil Dariush in a very intriguing lightweight scrap. It’s a pivotal fight for the division as the winner will likely be a win away from a title shot. Tsarukyan is currently a sizeable betting favorite to get his hand raised on Saturday.
WATCH | Arman Tsarukyan grabs Bobby Green by throat in altercation at hotel
Cole Shelton - December 1, 2023
New footage of the hotel altercation between Arman Tsarukyan and Bobby Green has been released. It was revealed earlier this week that Tsarukyan and Green had an altercation at the hotel but what started it was uncertain. Green took to his Instagram to claim Tsarukyan approached him with his team, which forced ‘King’ to punch one of them.
Pro fighters make their picks for Beneil Dariush vs. Arman Tsarukyan
Cole Shelton - November 30, 2023
Iridium Sports Agency releases statement after Bobby Green was “accosted and attacked” by a member of Arman Tsarukyan’s team
Harry Kettle - November 30, 2023
Iridium Sports Agency has released a statement claiming Bobby Green was attacked by Arman Tsarukyan’s team this week. This weekend, Bobby Green and Arman Tsarukyan will both be in action – but not against each other. Green will take on Jalin Turner in the co-main event, whereas Tsarukyan will battle Beneil Dariush in the main event. The key, however, is that they’re in the same weight class at 155 pounds.
Bobby Green and Arman Tsarukyan have an altercation in the hotel, 'King' claims he "socked one of his homies"
Cole Shelton - November 29, 2023
Bobby Green and Arman Tsarukyan reportedly had an altercation at the fighter hotel ahead of UFC Austin on Wednesday. Tsarukyan is set to headline the card against Beneil Dariush, while Green will face Jalin Turner in the co-main event. However, in the lead-up to the event, Green has taken shots at Tsarukyan calling him a boring and terrible fighter and someone he would never fight.
Beneil Dariush vows to "break" Arman Tsarukyan at UFC Austin: "I'm going to go out there and put on a show"
Cole Shelton - November 28, 2023
Beneil Dariush is ready for his first UFC main event. Dariush will make the walk to the Octagon for the 23rd time on Saturday at UFC Austin against Arman Tsarukyan, and it’s his first time being in the main event.
Bobby Green explains why he has no interest in fighting "terrible f*****g fighter" Arman Tsarukyan
Cole Shelton - November 21, 2023
Bobby Green doesn’t have an interest in a potential fight with Arman Tsarukyan down the line. In the main event of UFC Austin, Tsarukyan is set to take on Beneil Dariush, while the co-main event sees Green take on Dan Hooker. With two lightweight fights atop the card, there is a chance they get matched up with one another in the future.
Arman Tsarukyan believes he needs to knockout Beneil Dariush to earn a title shot: “I’ve got to finish”
Andrew Whitelaw - November 15, 2023
Beneil Dariush books Octagon return at UFC Austin
Harry Kettle - October 19, 2023
Beneil Dariush will return to the Octagon later this year when he battles Arman Tsarukyan at UFC Austin. Following an eight-fight win streak, lightweight contender Beneil Dariush came up against Charles Oliveira this past summer. Unfortunately, he came up short, losing via TKO to the Brazilian in the first round.
Arman Tsarukyan explains why he's the one to dethrone Islam Makhachev: "It’s going to be a tough fight"
Cole Shelton - June 26, 2023
Arman Tsarukyan believes he is going to be the one to dethrone UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. Tsarukyan made his UFC debut on short notice at UFC St. Petersburg in July of 2019 against Makhachev. Tsarukyan entered the contest as a sizeable betting underdog, but was able to make the fight much closer than many expected. Makhachev ultimately got the unanimous decision win, but Arman proved he could hang with the division’s best.
Ranked UFC lightweight Arman Tsarukyan explains callout of Michael Chandler: "It makes sense"
Fernando Quiles - June 20, 2023
Top-ten-ranked UFC lightweight Arman Tsarukyan has been calling for a clash with Michael Chandler and he’s explaining why. The Armenian-Russian has found himself at the number eight spot on the official UFC 155-pound rankings. He’s fresh off a third-round TKO victory over Joaquim Silva at UFC Vegas 75. It’s the second straight win for Arman Tsarukyan. After the fight, Tsarukyan blasted Michael Chandler for thinking a lucrative fight with Conor McGregor will actually come to fruition.
Arman Tsarukyan takes aim at Michael Chandler following UFC Vegas 75: “If you think the fight with Conor is still happening you are as dumb as your fight IQ”
Fernando Quiles - June 18, 2023
Michael Chandler continues to get called out by Arman Tsarukyan. The number eight-ranked UFC lightweight has been calling for a showdown with “Iron” Michael Chandler for a few months now. Arman Tsarukyan hasn’t taken his attention off “The Ultimate Fighter” season 31 coach. Following his third-round TKO victory over Joaquim Silva at UFC Vegas 75, Arman Tsarukyan once again fired shots at Michael Chandler on Twitter.
UFC lightweight contender Arman Tsarukyan views former champion Charles Oliveira as an “easy” win
Harry Kettle - June 15, 2023
Arman Tsarukyan believes he has what it takes to defeat Charles Oliveira if the two ever squared off inside the Octagon. This Saturday night, Arman Tsarukyan will return to the cage. He’ll go head to head with Joaquim Silva, attempting to build on the victory he pulled off over Damir Ismagulov in December. Prior to that, he was beaten by Mateusz Gamrot in an incredibly tight and technical decision.
Beneil Dariush reveals he asked to fight Arman Tsarykuan after Charles Oliveira pulled out of UFC 288 fight
Cole Shelton - June 9, 2023
Beneil Dariush wanted to remain on the UFC 288 card and had an opponent in mind. Dariush had hoped to face Charles Oliveira at March’s pay-per-view event, but the fight wasn’t booked until UFC 288 in May. However, just under a month out, it was revealed Oliveira had suffered a minor injury and the fight would be pushed back to UFC 289 in June.