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Who won Dariush vs Klose?
Beneil Dariush beat Drakkar Klose by during the main card of UFC 248, on Saturday 7th March 2020 at T-Mobile Arena 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 Klose stats
Beneil Dariush stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Drakkar Klose made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Klose had a massive power advantage over Dariush, boosting at 36% knock out percentage over Dariush's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Dariush and Klose would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Beneil Dariush was the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Dariush had a height advantage of 1 inch over Klose. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Dariush was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Klose, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 54 to Klose's 40.
Dariush vs Klose form
Beneil Dariush had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Frank Camacho at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had defeated Drew Dober at UFC on ESPN+ 4 on 9th March 2019 by in the 2nd round at INTRUST Bank Arena, Wichita, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Thiago Moises at UFC Fight Night 139 on 10th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Pepsi Center, Denver.
Before that, 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.
He had been beaten by Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 106 on 11th March 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Olympic Training Center, Fortaleza, Brazil.
Dariush's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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