When Is Arnold Allen’s Next Fight?

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Gilbert Melendez, left, takes a right from Arnold Allen during their featherweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 239.
(AP Photo/Eric Jamison)
Anatoly Pimentel @AnatolyPimentel Jan 25, 2024, 8:04 PM
  • Arnold Allen is the number four-ranked UFC Featherweight contender.
  • Allen holds an MMA record of 19 wins and two losses.
  • Allen is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Movsar Evloev at UFC 297.

Arnold Allen absorbed his second UFC career loss when Movsar Evloev defeated him unanimously in their featherweight match at UFC 297 in January 2024. Before that loss, Allen lost to the former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway but made headlines for putting up a classic with him.

These performances have made Allen a top name in online sports betting, particularly in UFC odds. His well-rounded MMA arsenal has helped him climb the number six spot in the 145-pound rankings.

After another setback from his young career under the Las Vegas-based promotion, who is next for the “Almighty”? Here are the potential next opponents for Allen.

When Is Arnold Allen’s Next Fight?

Allen’s next opponent is yet to be determined by the UFC, but there are many potential matchups they can schedule for him. He can fight Yair Rodriguez, Brian Ortega, Josh Emmett, Bryce Mitchell, or Edson Barboza.

Arnold Allen MMA Record and Statistics

  • MMA record: 19-3
  • Wins by TKO/KO: 7
  • Wins by submission: 4
  • Wins by decision: 8
  • Striking accuracy: 42%
  • Significant strikes landed per minute: 3.40
  • Significant strikes absorbed: 2.25
  • Takedown average per 15 minutes: 1.35
  • Submission average per 15 minutes: 0.37
  • Takedown accuracy: 50%
  • Significant strikes defense: 67%
  • Takedown defense: 76%
  • Knockdown average: 0.37
  • Average fight time: 12:12

Arnold Allen Notable Wins

Allen has won ten bouts under the Las Vegas-based promotion against Alan Omer, Yaotzin Meza, Makwan Amirkhani, Mads Burnell, Jordan Rinaldi, Gilbert Melendez, Nik Lentz, Sodiq Yusuff, Dan Hooker and Calvin Kattar.

Arnold Allen UFC Earnings

Allen’s career earnings with the UFC have surpassed the $1 million threshold, with $1,021,000 in all his ten UFC fights. This includes all of his base pay and performance bonuses.

Arnold Allen Team and Corner

Allen is affiliated with BKK Fighters in Colchester, England, where he is trained by Jack Mason, Sean Carter and Stuart Barlegs. Occasionally, Allen flies to Montreal, Canada, to sharpen his game with Tristar Gym, which is headed by Conrad Pla and Firas Zahabi.

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Anatoly Pimentel

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Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with a B.A in Communication and is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.

Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with a B.A in Communication and is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.