April 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-4-1
23-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight

The tape

33
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 3SD 3KO 1KO 2
Form
SUB 2KO 1SUB 1SUB 4SUB 3
22
Wins
23
5
By KO
4
23
KO%
17
8
By Sub
11
36
SUB%
48
4
Losses
1
3
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
27
Bouts
24
54
Rounds
48
3 hours, 47 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 25 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

4
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
1

Beneil Dariush vs Islam Makhachev preview

When is Dariush vs Makhachev?

Beneil Dariush could potentially square off against Islam Makhachev, in April 2022.

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

Dariush vs Makhachev 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.

Islam Makhachev would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.

The stats suggest Dariush would have a slight advantage in power over Makhachev, with a 23% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Makhachev would have an advantage over Dariush, with a 48% submission rate over Dariush's 36%.

Beneil Dariush is the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Dariush has 2-inch reach advantage.

Dariush is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 8 months earlier than Makhachev, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 54 to Makhachev's 48.

Dariush vs Makhachev 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 defeated 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 defeated 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 won against Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Makhachev has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had defeated Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Before that, he had defeated Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by submission in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had beat Drew Dober at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Islam Makhachev has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.

Beneil Dariush last fought 3 months and 6 days ago, while Islam Makhachev's last outing was 3 months and 6 days ago.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dariush vs Makhachev?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Dariush vs Makhachev yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Beneil Dariush vs Islam Makhachev news

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  • IM VERY INTERESTED IN PURCHASING TICKETS FOR THIS FIGHT. IM A HUGE BENEIL DARIUSH FAN AND THIS WILL BE MY FIRST LIVE FIGHT. THIS WILL BE A DREAM COME TRUE IF I WAS ABLE TO ATTEND THIS FIGHT. THANKS UFC LOVE YOU GUYS. MIKE KIVARKIS (773)289-8244

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