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Who won Dariush vs Ferreira?
Beneil Dariush beat Diego Ferreira by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Vegas 18, on Saturday 6th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Beneil Dariush.
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 Ferreira stats
Beneil Dariush stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Diego Ferreira made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Dariush and Ferreira have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Dariush and Ferreira would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Beneil Dariush was the younger man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Dariush had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ferreira. Despite this, Ferreira had 2-inch reach advantage.
Dariush was the more experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Ferreira, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 54 to Ferreira's 50.
Dariush vs Ferreira form
Dariush had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Frank Camacho at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Before that, he had beat Drew Dober at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita, United States.
He had defeated Thiago Moises at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pepsi Center, Denver.
Dariush's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Ferreira's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
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