GROWTH AND FUTURE
In late 2014 Allen signed with the UFC, with his promotional debut against Alen Omer at UFC Fight Night 69 following in June 2015. Allen won the fight in round 3 with an impressive submission and also received the performance of the night bonus! Following this success, he went on to fight Yaotzin Meza, Makwan Amirkhani and Mads Burnell. With the later fight against Burnell crediting Allen with another impressive performance of the night award.
Allen is currently on a 6 win streak with his next bout set for the 30th of November against Gilbert Melendez at UFC - TUF 28 Finale. Keep an eye on Allen’s Reach Your Peak profile for updates on this event.
We also caught up with Allen for All Access to find out what really goes into being a successful MMA pro and see what the future holds for this aspiring UFC champion. Check back for updates on Arnolds Reach Your Peak media release.
Arnold ‘Almighty’ Allen is a professional MMA fighter born and raised in Suffolk. He currently competes in the featherweight division on the UFC and holds a very commendable record of 13-1-0.
From as young as 12, Arnold had aspirations of a professional career in MMA/wrestling. He trained rigorously with BBK fighters in Essex, UK before making his professional debut, competing as a featherweight, including appearances at cage warriors. With his drive and determination, Allen dominated as an Amateur, which led to the beginning of a professional career in 2012. Allen left his mark winning his first professional featherweight fight against Nathan Greyson with a knockout.