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Charalampos Grigoriou

Bantamweight Division

8-4-0 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

4

First Round Finishes

Charalampos Grigoriou

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Charalampos Grigoriou's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Cyprus
Trains at
Serra-Longo - Long Island, NY
Fighting style
Striker
Age
31
Height
67.00
Weight
146.40
Octagon Debut
Mar. 16, 2024
Reach
67.50
Leg reach
38.00
  • Pro since 2014

     
  • Six wins by KO

     
  • Four first-round finishes

     
  • Lost 2021 bout to UFC / DWCS vet Christian Rodriguez

     
  • Origin of nickname: “I got it since I came to the USA because of my style.”

UFC Fight Night (3/16/24) Grigoriou lost a three round unanimous decision to Chad Anheliger 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode two (8/15/23) Grigoriou stopped Cameron Smotherman via strikes at 1:00 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was six years old, but when I was 19, I started to fight professionally because my father wanted me to stop fighting on the streets.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2X Karate National Champion, 2X Karate Greece Champion, WKN National Kickboxing Champion, WKN Kickboxing Number 3 rank in Europe, MMA National Champion, Combat FC Champion, Karate black belt, jiu-jitsu purple belt 

Do you have any heroes? I’m my hero.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC is my dream. It means everything for me because I left everything behind to come to the U.S. and fight in the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I went to college – bachelor’s degree as a nurse.

What was your job before you started fighting? Nursing.



Favorite grappling technique: Leg locks.

Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut, body shots