Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
23-8-0
22-6-1

The tape

38
Age
35
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Full record

SUB 3KO 2UD 3KO 2KO 1
Form
KO 1KO 1UD 3UD 3SD 3
23
Wins
22
11
By KO
5
48
KO%
23
7
By Sub
8
30
SUB%
36
8
Losses
6
4
Stopped
5
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2009
31
Bouts
29
68
Rounds
56
4 hours, 35 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 52 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

6
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
7

Michael Chandler vs Beneil Dariush preview

When is Chandler vs Dariush?

Michael Chandler could potentially face Beneil Dariush, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Chandler vs Dariush stats

Michael Chandler would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Beneil Dariush would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Chandler would have a large advantage in power over Dariush, boasting a 48% knock out percentage over Dariush's 23%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dariush would have a slight advantage over Chandler, with a 36% submission rate over Chandler's 30%.

Michael Chandler is the older man by 3 years, at 38 years old.

Dariush has a height advantage of 2 inches over Chandler. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Chandler is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months earlier than Dariush, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 12 more professional rounds, 68 to Dariush's 56.

Chandler vs Dariush form

Michael Chandler has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Tony Ferguson at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Charles Oliveira at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had beaten Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Beneil Dariush has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Arman Tsarukyan at UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan on 2nd December 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Moody Center, Austin, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he was victorious against Tony Ferguson at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

He had won against Diego Ferreira at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Beneil Dariush has been fighting more than Michael Chandler.

Michael Chandler last fought 1 year, 7 months and 3 days ago, while Beneil Dariush's last outing was 6 months and 13 days ago.

Chandler's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Chandler vs Dariush?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Chandler vs Dariush yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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