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When is Dariush vs Tsarukyan?
Beneil Dariush will face the challenge of Arman Tsarukyan in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan, on Saturday 2nd December 2023 at Moody Center in Austin.
The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Dariush vs Tsarukyan stats
Beneil Dariush steps into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Arman Tsarukyan will make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Tsarukyan has an advantage in power over Dariush, with a 40% knock out percentage over Dariush's 23%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Dariush will have an advantage over Tsarukyan, with a 36% submission rate over Tsarukyan's 25%.
Beneil Dariush is the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Dariush has a height advantage of 3 inches over Tsarukyan. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Dariush is 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 4 more professional rounds, 55 to Tsarukyan's 51.
Dariush vs Tsarukyan form
Dariush has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tony Ferguson at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Scott Holtzman at UFC Vegas 6 on 8th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Tsarukyan has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Joaquim Silva at UFC Fight Night – Vettori vs. Cannonier on 17th June 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Joel Alvarez at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Christos Giagos at UFC Vegas 37 on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Arman Tsarukyan has been fighting more than Beneil Dariush.
Beneil Dariush last fought 5 months and 17 days ago, while Arman Tsarukyan's last outing was 5 months and 10 days ago.
Dariush's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Tsarukyan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 9 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?
Arman Tsarukyan is currently 7/20 (-290) to win the clash outright, while you can get 43/20 (+220) on Beneil Dariush if you fancy the upset.
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UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan Tickets
Moody Center, Austin
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: 8pm (EST)
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