Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-6-1
26-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight

The tape

35
Age
32
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 1UD 3UD 3SD 3
Form
SUB 5KO 1UD 5SUB 2KO 1
22
Wins
26
5
By KO
5
23
KO%
19
8
By Sub
12
36
SUB%
46
6
Losses
1
5
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
29
Bouts
27
56
Rounds
59
3 hours, 52 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 16 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

7
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
1

Beneil Dariush vs Islam Makhachev preview

When is Dariush vs Makhachev?

Beneil Dariush could potentially square off against Islam Makhachev, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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, 6 losses 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 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

The stats suggest Dariush would have a slight advantage in power over Makhachev, with a 23% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 19%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Makhachev would have a slight advantage over Dariush, with a 46% submission rate over Dariush's 36%.

Beneil Dariush is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

Dariush has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Dariush's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Makhachev's, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 8 months earlier than Makhachev, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 3 less professional rounds, 56 to Makhachev's 59.

Dariush vs Makhachev 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.

Makhachev has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2opponents and going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Dustin Poirier at UFC 302 on 1st June 2024 by submission in the 5th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Before that, he had 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.

He was victorious against Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

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

Beneil Dariush last fought 7 months and 15 days ago, while Islam Makhachev's last outing was 1 month and 16 days ago.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Dariush vs Makhachev?

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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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