Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Dariush vs Dober?
Beneil Dariush beat Drew Dober by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 4, on Saturday 9th March 2019 at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Dariush vs Dober stats
Beneil Dariush stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Drew Dober made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Dober had a massive power advantage over Dariush, boosting at 35% knock out percentage over Dariush's 0%.
Beneil Dariush was the same age as Drew Dober, at 33 years old.
Dariush had a height advantage of 2 inches over Dober. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Dariush was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 28 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months later than Dober, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 51 to Dober's 80.
Dariush's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.