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Who won Dariush vs Holtzman?
Beneil Dariush beat Scott Holtzman by , during the main card of UFC Vegas 6, on Saturday 8th August 2020 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 Holtzman stats
Beneil Dariush stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Scott Holtzman made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Holtzman had a massive power advantage over Dariush, boosting at 36% knock out percentage over Dariush's 0%.
Beneil Dariush was the younger man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Dariush had a height advantage of 1 inch over Holtzman. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Dariush was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 2 months earlier than Holtzman, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 51 to Holtzman's 47.
Dariush vs Holtzman form
Dariush had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had drawn with Evan Dunham at UFC 216 on 7th October 2017 by majority draw in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Dariush's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Holtzman's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.