Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-6-1
23-12-0

The tape

35
Age
34
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 1UD 3UD 3SD 3
Form
SD 3KO 2KO 1SUB 1UD 3
22
Wins
23
5
By KO
11
23
KO%
48
8
By Sub
7
36
SUB%
30
6
Losses
12
5
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
3
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
29
Bouts
35
56
Rounds
73
3 hours, 52 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 10 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

7
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
7
Tapology
12

Beneil Dariush vs Dan Hooker preview

When is Dariush vs Hooker?

Beneil Dariush could potentially face the challenge of Dan Hooker, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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

Dariush vs Hooker stats

Beneil Dariush would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Dan Hooker would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Hooker 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 Hooker, with a 36% submission rate over Hooker's 30%.

Beneil Dariush is the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

Hooker has a height advantage of 2 inches over Dariush. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Dariush is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 8 months later than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 17 less professional rounds, 56 to Hooker's 73.

Dariush vs Hooker form

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

Hooker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he won against Jalin Turner at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Claudio Puelles at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

He had beaten Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Dan Hooker has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.

Beneil Dariush last fought 5 months and 15 days ago, while Dan Hooker's last outing was 10 months and 9 days ago.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dariush vs Hooker?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Dariush vs Hooker 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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