Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Dariush vs Tsarukyan?
Beneil Dariush could potentially face the challenge of Arman Tsarukyan, in Late 2023.
The fight would be contested 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 Tsarukyan 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.
Arman Tsarukyan would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Tsarukyan would have an advantage in power over Dariush, with a 37% knock out percentage over Dariush's 23%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dariush would have a slight advantage over Tsarukyan, with a 36% submission rate over Tsarukyan's 26%.
Beneil Dariush is the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.
Dariush has a height advantage of 3 inches over Tsarukyan. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Dariush is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Tsarukyan, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 6 more professional rounds, 54 to Tsarukyan's 48.
Dariush vs Tsarukyan 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 beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Drakkar Klose at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Tsarukyan has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he won against Damir Ismagulov at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Joel Alvarez at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Olivier Aubin Mercier at UFC 240 on 27th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
In terms of recent activity, Beneil Dariush has been fighting more than Arman Tsarukyan.
Beneil Dariush last fought 3 months and 15 days ago, while Arman Tsarukyan's last outing was 1 month and 20 days ago.
Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Tsarukyan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 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 Tsarukyan?
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