April 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
21-4-1
21-1-0

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 3SD 3KO 1KO 2SUB 1
Form
KO 1SUB 1SUB 4SUB 3UD 3
21
Wins
21
5
By KO
3
24
KO%
14
8
By Sub
10
38
SUB%
48
4
Losses
1
3
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2010
26
Bouts
22
51
Rounds
45
3 hours, 32 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 13 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

6
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
2

Beneil Dariush vs Islam Makhachev preview

When is Dariush vs Makhachev?

Beneil Dariush could potentially square off against Islam Makhachev, during the of Dariush vs 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 ring with a record of 21 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 ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest Dariush would have a slight advantage in power over Makhachev, with a 24% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 14%.

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 4 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, 51 to Makhachev's 45.

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 Tony Ferguson at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

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

Before that, 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.

He had beat Frank Camacho at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Going into that contest, he had won against Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by submission in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Drew Dober at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beat Davi Ramos at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

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

Beneil Dariush last fought 1 year, 4 months and 15 days ago, while Islam Makhachev's last outing was 7 months and 4 days ago.

Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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