Spring 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-4-1
22-12-0

The tape

33
Age
32
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 3SD 3KO 1KO 2
Form
KO 2KO 1SUB 1UD 3KO 1
22
Wins
22
5
By KO
11
23
KO%
50
8
By Sub
7
36
SUB%
32
4
Losses
12
3
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
3
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
27
Bouts
34
54
Rounds
70
3 hours, 47 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 55 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

4
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
-

Beneil Dariush vs Dan Hooker preview

When is Dariush vs Hooker?

Beneil Dariush could potentially face the challenge of Dan Hooker, in Spring 2022.

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, 4 loses 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 22 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Hooker would have a large advantage in power over Dariush, boosting at 50% 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 32%.

Beneil Dariush is the older man by 1 year, at 33 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 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 8 months later than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 16 less professional rounds, 54 to Hooker's 70.

Dariush vs Hooker form

Dariush has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he 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.

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

Going into that contest, he had beat Diego Ferreira at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

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.

Hooker has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Claudio Puelles at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

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

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

Before that, he had defeated 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.

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

Activity check

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

Beneil Dariush last fought 1 month and 1 day ago, while Dan Hooker's last outing was 11 days ago.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 10 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 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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